Public Land Statistics 2017

Public Land Statistics 2017
Title:
Public Land Statistics 2017
Format:
Paperback
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024-011-00207-3
ISBN:
9780160946448
Description

In this updated and annual report, you will find Public Land statistics relating to the acquisition and disposition of public lands, areas of Oregon and California (O&C) reinvested lands, withdrawals, and cadastral survey actions, costs, and field accomplishments in section 1.

Section 2 covers Healthy and Productive Lands: rangeland, forests development, types of wildlife habitat, and emergency stabilization fire and rehabilitation projects.

Section 3 Commercial Uses and Revenues Generated includes patents issued with minerals reserved within the USA, right-of way (ROW) workload, grazing, forest products, timber, oil, gas, geothermal, minerals, mining claims, and revenues.

Section 4 under the heading of Recreation and Leisure Activities provides tables to detail the recreation uses and revenues.

Section 5 features the Natural and Cultural Heritage Preservations showcases tables with information covering Natural Conservation System lands, rivers, trails, land exchanges and acquisitions, wild horses and burros, special management areas.

Section 6 Public Health, Safety, and Resource Protection includes tables with data relating to fires on or threatening BLM lands, capital improvements, hazardous substances.

Table of Contents

PART 1 LAND RESOURCES AND INFORMATION .................................................................................1

1-1 Acquisition of the Public Domain, 1781–1867 .............................................................................. 3

--- Acquisitions (Map) ......................................................................................................................... 4

1-2 Disposition of the Public Domain, 1781–2017 .............................................................................. 5

1-3 Mineral and Surface Acres Administered by the Bureau of Land Management............................ 7

1-4 Public Lands under Jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management ........................................... 9

1-5 Area of Oregon and California (O&C) Revested Lands .............................................................. 12

--- Revested Lands of the Oregon and California Railroad and the Coos Bay Wagon Road (Map) ................................................................................... 14

1-6 Withdrawals, Revocations, Modifications, Extensions, and Expirations ..................................... 15

--- Principal Meridians and Base Lines Governing the United States Public Land Surveys (Map) ......................................................................................................... 18

1-7 Cadastral Survey Actions Completed .......................................................................................... 19

--- Cadastral Survey Costs and Benefits to the BLM for 2017: Field Work Performed During the Fiscal Year (Bar Graph) ...................................................... 31

--- 2017 Cadastral Survey Field Accomplishments: Percentage of Work Performed by Agency (Pie Chart) ..................................................................................... 33

--- 2017 Cadastral Survey Office Accomplishments: Percentage of Work Performed by Agency (Pie Chart) ..................................................................................... 35

1-8 Obligations of Appropriations Received ...................................................................................... 37

PART 2 HEALTHY AND PRODUCTIVE LANDS .............................................................................. 39

2-1 Health of Public Grazing Lands Administered by the BLM ........................................................ 41

2-2 Condition of Riparian-Wetland Areas .......................................................................................... 42

2-3 Resource Conservation and Improvement Accomplishments ..................................................... 45

2-4 Forest Development Accomplishments in Acres ......................................................................... 46

2-5 Types of Wildlife Habitat on Public Lands in the Conterminous 48 States ................................. 48

2-6 Types of Wildlife Habitat on Public Lands in Alaska .................................................................. 50

2-7 Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation Activities Completed ..................................................... 51

2-8 Emergency Fire Stabilization and Rehabilitation Projects ........................................................... 56

PART 3 COMMERCIAL USES AND REVENUES GENERATED .................................................. 57

3-1 Patents Issued ............................................................................................................................... 58

3-2 Patents Issued with Minerals Reserved to the United States ........................................................ 64

3-3 Rights-of-Way Workload ............................................................................................................ 67

3-4 Number of Rights-of-Way (Including Solar and Wind) and Rental Receipts .............................. 68

3-5 Nonspecific Land Use Authorizations ......................................................................................... 69

3-6 Miscellaneous Land Use Authorizations ...................................................................................... 72

3-7a Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing District (Section 3) Lands, FY 2016 ........................... 77

3-7b Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing Lease (Section 15) Lands, FY 2016 ............................ 78

3-7c Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing District Lands and Grazing Lease Lands, FY 2016 .... 79

3-8a Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing District (Section 3) Lands, FY 2017 ........................... 80

3-8b Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing Lease (Section 15) Lands, FY 2017 ............................ 81

3-8c Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing District Lands and Grazing Lease Lands, FY 2017..... 82

3-9a Grazing Permits in Force on Grazing District (Section 3) Lands as of January 3, 2018 ............. 83

3-9b Grazing Leases in Force on Grazing Lease (Section 15) Lands as of January 3, 2018 ............... 84

3-9c Grazing Permits and Leases in Force as of January 3, 2018 ........................................................ 85

3-10a Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing District Lands and Grazing Lease Lands for Billing Year 2015 (March 1, 2015, to February 29, 2016) .......................................... 86

3-10b Summary of Authorized Use of Grazing District Lands and Grazing Lease Lands for Billing Year 2016 (March 1, 2016, to February 28, 2017) .......................................... 87

3-11 Timber, Wood Product, and Nonwood Forest Product Sales ....................................................... 88

3-12 Forest Products Offered by State ................................................................................................. 90

3-13 Competitive Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Leasing........................................................................... 92

3-14 Noncompetitive Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Leasing ................................................................... 100

3-15 Other Oil and Gas Leasing Actions ............................................................................................ 107

3-16 New Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Activities on Federal Lands ..................................................... 111

3-17 Continuing Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Activities on Federal Lands as of September 30, 2017 ................................................................................................ 113

3-18 Federal Coal Leases, Licenses, Preference Right Lease Applications, and Logical Mining Units ........................................................................................... 116

3-19 Other Solid Mineral Leases, Licenses, Permits, and Preference Right Lease Applications ...... 120 3-20 Disposition of Mineral Materials ............................126

3-21 Mineral Patents Issued ............................................................................................................... 133

3-22 Adjudication of Mining Claims, Public Law 94-579, from October 21, 1976, through Fiscal Year 2017 ................................................................................. 134

3-23 Notices and Plans of Mining Operations Reviewed by the Bureau of Land Management, Fiscal Years 2010 through 2017 .................................................... 136

3-24 Helium Operations and Revenues, Fiscal Year 2013–2017 ....................................................... 139

3-25 Receipts from the Disposition of Public Lands and Resources, from May 20, 1785, through Fiscal Year 2017 ....................................................................... 140

3-26 Statement of Receipts by Source ................................................................................................ 143

3-27 Receipts from Oil and Gas Right-of-Way Rentals, Rents, Bonuses, and Royalties .................. 147

3-28 Allocation of Receipts to States and Local Governments by Program ...................................... 148

3-29 Allocation of Receipts by Source and Fund ............................................................................... 150

3-30 Payments to States (Including Local Governments) and Territories.......................................... 152

3-31 Legal Allocation of Bureau of Land Management Receipts ...................................................... 154

3-32 Receipts from Mining Fees ........................................................................................................ 167

3-33 Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act Financial Update as of September 30, 2017  168

3-34 Reserved ..................................................................................................................................... 172

3-35 Federal Coal Leases, Compliance with Diligent Development and Continued Operation ........ 173

PART 4 RECREATION AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES ..................................................................... 177

4-1 Estimated Recreational Use of Public Lands Administered by the BLM. ................................. ....178

4-2 Estimated Recreational Use of BLM-Administered Public Lands for Recreation Activities under Various Fee Authorizations ................................................ 180

4-3 Recreation Permits and Passes on Public Lands Administered by the BLM by State ............................................................................................................ 183

NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE PRESERVATION ........................................ 187

5-1 National Landscape Conservation System: Number and Size of Designated Areas as of September 30, 2017 .............................................................. 189

5-2 National Monuments within the National Landscape Conservation System as of September 30, 2017 ................................................................................................ 191

5-3a National Conservation Areas within the National Landscape Conservation System as of September 30, 2017 ............................................................. 193

5-3b Other Conservation Units within the National Landscape Conservation System as of September 30, 2017 ............................................................. 195

5-4 Designated Wilderness within the National Landscape Conservation System as of September 30, 2017 ............................................................. 196

5-5 Wilderness Study Areas within the National Landscape Conservation System as of September 30, 2017 ............................................................. 206

5-6 BLM Wild, Scenic, and Recreational Rivers as of September 30, 2017 .................................... 207

5-7 National Scenic and Historic Trails as of September 30, 2017 .................................................. 211

5-8a Land Exchanges and Acquisitions: Federal Land and Minerals Patented or Deeded Out through Exchange ........................................................................................ 213

5-8b Land Exchanges and Acquisitions: Non-Federal Land and Minerals Acquired through Exchange ............................................................................................................ 214

5-8c Land Exchanges and Acquisitions: Lands Acquired through Purchase and/or Donation ............................................................................................................... 215

5-9 Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act Budget Authority .......................................... 218

5-10 Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act Land Disposal and Acquisitions ................... 220

5-11 Reserved ..................................................................................................................................... 222

5-12 Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Populations as of March 1, 2017 ................................... 223

5-13a Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Adoptions, By State ....................................................... 224

5-13b Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Removals, By State ........................................................ 225

5-13c Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Sales, By State ............................................................... 226

5-14 Cultural Resource Management Activities ................................................................................. 227

5-15 Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs) and Research Natural Areas (RNAs) as of September 30, 2017 .........228

5-16 Number and Size of Non-NLCS Designated Special Management Areas as of September 30, 2017 .................................. 229

PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND RESOURCE PROTECTION ................................... 231

6-1 Fires On or Threatening BLM Lands ......................................................................................... 232

6-2 Capital Improvements on Public Lands, as of November 29, 2017 ........................................... 235

6-3 Releases of Hazardous Substances on Public Lands .................................................................. 236

vi TABLE OF CONTENTS

GLOSSARY ......................................................................................................................................239

The Bureau of Land Management State Offices and Their Administrative Jurisdictions ............... 251

Audience

This publication would be useful for Congress, policymakers, committees and organizations dedicated to environmental preservation, and individuals interested in the roles of the Bureau of Land Management with respect to public lands.  Economists, state and municipal land surveyors, geoscientists, and public land developers may be interested in this updated annual reference. 

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Publisher:
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Key Phrases:
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  • Public Lands
  • Annual Reports, Interior Department
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Record Creation Date:
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