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Revision as of 13:13, 2 March 2021

A organizational summary by the ENVS 560/L Watershed Systems class at CSUMB.


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is a federal agency within the United States Department of the Interior. [1] On the Monterey Peninsula, the BLM Central Coast Field Office manages the Fort Ord National Monument (FONM) near Salinas, California.


"To sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations." [1]

Legal Status / Authority

BLM was formed in 1946 by President Harry S. Truman in the combination of two existing government agencies, the General Land Office and the Grazing Service. [1]


Organizational Structure

BLM's top executive on the national level is the Director. Currently, the position of Director is vacant with President Biden yet to nominate a candidate, however, environmental attorney Nada Culver is serving as Interim Deputy Director and leading the day-to-day operations from the BLM national headquarters in Grand Junction, Colorado. [2]

Central Coast Context

Example Work / Projects



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bureau of Land Management https://www.blm.gov/about
  2. Department of the Interior https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/interior-department-welcomes-newest-members-leadership-team


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