Management of Federal Land

The Bureau of Land Management, the National Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service and local land management offices manage 609 million acres of public land across the nation. Ranchers work in partnership with these agencies to manage natural resources and provide food and fiber for the nation while maintaining this vital American resource.



Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

United States Forest Service (USFS)

United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS)

White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)



Clean Air Act – 1963

Clean Water Act (CWA) – 1972

Endangered Species Act (ESA) – 1973

Federal Land Policy & Management Act (FLPMA) – 1976

National Forest Management Act (NFMA) – 1976

Horse & Burro Act – 1971

Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act – 1960

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) – 1969

National Park Service Organic Act – 1916

Public Rangelands Improvement Act (PRIA) – 1978

Executive Order 12548 – Grazing Fee

Taylor Grazing Act – 1934