The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is processing an application under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976 (FLPMA) to convey the undivided mineral interest owned by the United States in 70 acres located in Escambia County, Florida, to the surface owner, Airway Development, LLC.

Read the Federal Register Notice here.
by Source
Sunday, September 18, 2016, 04:26 PM

From the Federal Register

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

Proposed rule; reopening of comment period; availability of peer review and supplementary documents.

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the reopening of the public comment period on our March 11, 2016, proposed rule to revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, under the authority of the Endangered Species Act, by removing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis).

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by Leigh
Sunday, September 18, 2016, 03:07 PM

On behalf of the United States, the National Park Service accepted exclusive jurisdiction from the Commonwealth of Kentucky over certain lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within Mammoth Cave National Park. The National Park Service also accepted concurrent jurisdiction between the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky on certain lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within Abraham Lincoln National Historic Site, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, and Fort Donelson National Battlefield.

Read the Federal Register Notice here.
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Saturday, September 17, 2016, 04:45 PM

Land Status, Mining, Land Matters
Mining Claims Maps Updated 9/15/2016
As we do twice each month the Land Matters Mining Claims Maps were updated yesterday the 15th of September.

Click HERE to view the maps.
by Barry
Friday, September 16, 2016, 11:20 PM

National Park Service

The boundary of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is adjusted to include two parcels of land totaling 27.85 acres, more or less. Fee simple interest in the land will be donated to the United States. The properties are located in Delaware Township, Pike County, and Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the current boundary of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Read the Federal Register Notice here.
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Thursday, September 15, 2016, 04:33 PM

Newspaper Rock, San Juan County, Utah

GPS:†† 37.988333, -109.518056

PLSS:†† T32S R22E Sec. 16

Land Manager:†† BLM

See the BLM Website for more info

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by Leigh
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 05:06 PM

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