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The Black Rock Desert playa in #nevada has come back to life with the rain! Aquatic species that lie dormant on the playa, hatch when water levels make for the right environment. "Fairy shrimp" are one such species and can be seen in our Instagram Story today! Instagram.com/mypubliclands Video by Terah Malsam, Bureau of Land Management.
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We did it! We would like to send a big thank you to all of you who follow us over on Instagram! We just reached 300,000 followers!

The Bureau of Land Management looks forward to many more posts highlighting the beauty of #yourpubliclands! Make sure to tag along with us as we continue to explore national monuments, wild and scenic rivers, national trails, wilderness areas, and more!

See our top photos from the last year: tmblr.co/Z9wNeu2VAvT4m!

We reached 300k followers on Instagram! We would like to send a big thank you to all of you who follow us over on Instagram! We just reached 300,000 followers! The Bureau of Land Management looks forward to many more posts highlighting the beauty of #yourpubliclands! Make sure to tag along with us a...
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#FindYourWay: The BLM invites you to connect, explore and discover new special areas located within the BLM’s National Scenic and Historic Trails through our interactive Esri story map. Check out the link to learn more: tmblr.co/Z9wNeu2V8vPdd!

#FindYourWay on a BLM-managed National Trail with new storymap This year the Bureau of Land Management, alongside multiple agencies and nonprofit organizations, will celebrate the creation of the National Trails System by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. There are currently 30 congressionally des....
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Love is in the air at public lands! Every year, couples make #YourPublicLands the backdrops for their proposals and weddings. We’re celebrating today with a sweet video of romantic moments shared on public lands. Thanks to everyone who sent in photos and videos for this year’s #ValentinesDay video!

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#MondayMotivation: Get ready to #FindYourWay on BLM-managed trails in 2018. This year we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Wild and Scenic Rivers and National Trails! This week, Hike the Hill in Washington, D.C. brings federal agencies and non-government partners together to support the National Trails System.

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Get ready to #FindYourWay! The countdown is on! We are gearing up to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and National Trails System Act in October 2018. In February of 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson called for a National System of Trails. Secretary of the Interior...
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Valentine's Day is almost here, and we're sharing some "punny" e-cards that are perfect for the occasion! Download your favorite today: flickr.com/gp/mypubliclands/7vX93f!

Happy Valentine's Day! Share these punny valentines from your public lands brought to you by the Bureau of Land Management. Please share with family and friends. These are sure to be a hit in classrooms and work places alike!
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#BlackHistoryMonth: The Jackson Hotshots, including their operation and outreach, are supported by the Historically Black Colleges and Universities as well as the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters Foundation. The IABPFF entered into an agreement with the BLM in 1996 to expand opportunities in the wildland firefighting community for African-Americans. Read more: tmblr.co/Z9wNeu1mVZBMJ.

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The Bureau of Land Management - Colorado currently leases about 2.5 million acres of public land for oil and gas development. About 50 percent of the royalties we receive from leasing goes back to the State of Colorado, where local communities can choose how to best use this money to support Colorado families. In this video, see how energy development on public lands has supported important infrastructure projects in Colorado.

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Did you know that Bureau of Land Management - Oregon has established the largest 360-degree video program in the federal government? Pretty cool!

Check out this 360-degree video by BLMer Greg Shine from the Owyhee Canyon Overlook in southeast Oregon!

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#NotYourOrdinaryJob: We are proud to share this very special thank you out of Bureau of Land Management - California to wildland firefighters: tmblr.co/Z9wNeu2UkDTMj.

#NotYourOrdinaryJob: Thanking Our Heroes Story and photos by Justin R. Robbins, Outdoor Recreation Planner for the BLM King Range National Conservation Area This past holiday season was like no other for me. For two weeks I was asked to serve as a Resource Advisor on the Thomas Fire in Southern Cali...
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Check out Bureau of Land Management - Nevada over on the @mypubliclands Instagram Story: www.instagram.com/mypubliclands/?hl=en. Learn how cool things may be right in your own backyard, like this owl that lives right outside the Nevada State Office!

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During the month of February, celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth by checking out important U.S. Department of the Interior African American heritage sites: doi.gov/…/black-history-month-exploring-african-american-he…

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February is Black History Month. Across the country, historic and cultural sites help tell a more complete story of America by describing the challenges faced a...nd accomplishments made by African Americans. Find a site near you and explore these moving and inspiring chapters of our history: https://www.doi.gov/…/black-history-month-exploring-african…

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Did you witness last night's super blue blood moon? Share your photos with us in the comments!

This rare event happened because a lunar eclipse, which gives the moon a reddish tint, combined with a super moon, which happens when the moon is at its closest point to Earth and appears to be bigger and brighter than normal, during a blue moon, which happens when there are two full moons in one month.

This photo of the super blue blood moon was captured by BLMer Bob Wick near the Pony Express Trail east of Fallon, Nevada.

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Check out this heart-warming story from Bureau of Land Management - Oregon! Thanks to some fast-acting heroes, this little seal pup was saved and released at Yaquina Head! Read more about this rescue: tmblr.co/Z9wNeu2UdW9Zs.

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Public lands are the proven repositories of oil, natural gas, coal and other energy resources. American energy development on public lands facilitates domestic energy production, generates revenue for both the nation and local communities, and increases jobs in the energy sector.

Energy keeps energy prices low for American families and businesses and generates revenue for important conservation projects.

Learn how Americans who produce the energy that powers our nation are benefiting from last year’s increase in energy production.

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Here's a little #MondayMotivation! Our #NewYearNewAdventures series continues! In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act later this fall, we are sharing some of our favorite rivers across BLM-managed public lands! These rivers are the perfect places to cast a line, test your whitewater skills or relax on a slow-moving current. We hope you add a few of these places to your 2018 #bucketlists!

Follow the link to see the whole list: tmblr.co/Z9wNeu2Ub0v0f.

#NewYearNewAdventures: #FindYourWay on BLM-managed rivers! Our #NewYearNewAdventures series continues! In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act later this fall, we are sharing some of our favorite rivers across BLM-managed public lands! These rivers are the perfect p...
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Public lands are part of our American heritage. These special places are for the benefit and enjoyment of the people. See how outdoor enthusiasts are enjoying expanded access to public lands.

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