January 19, 2017
Dubois Badlands Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in Wyoming. Photo Credit: Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management.

Managing 246 Million Acres: New Science-based Tools Support Bureau of Land Management's Landscape Approach

USGS released a technical announcement accompanying the publication of a cooperative study with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) which provides science guidance and tools for implementing a landscape approach to resource management. The BLM has committed to implementing a strongly science-based, broader scale and more inclusive approach to managing resources across landscapes.