Public lands (51 - 100 of 351 items)
Bureau of Land Management: Effective Long-Term Options Needed to Manage Unadoptable Wild Horses
GAO-09-77: Published: Oct 9, 2008. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2008.
Oil and Gas Leasing: Interior Could Do More to Encourage Diligent Development
GAO-09-74: Published: Oct 3, 2008. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 2008.
Oil and Gas Royalties: MMS's Oversight of Its Royalty-in-Kind Program Can Be Improved through Additional Use of Production Verification Data and Enhanced Reporting of Financial Benefits and Costs
GAO-08-942R: Published: Sep 26, 2008. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 2008.
Oil and Gas Royalties: The Federal System for Collecting Oil and Gas Revenues Needs Comprehensive Reassessment
GAO-08-691: Published: Sep 3, 2008. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 2008.
Hardrock Mining: Information on State Royalties and Trends in Mineral Imports and Exports
GAO-08-849R: Published: Jul 21, 2008. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 2008.
Hardrock Mining: Information on Abandoned Mines and Value and Coverage of Financial Assurances on BLM Land
GAO-08-574T: Published: Mar 12, 2008. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 2008.
Federal Land Management: Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Restrictions and Management Weaknesses Limit Future Sales and Acquisitions
GAO-08-196: Published: Feb 5, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 2008.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Additional Flexibility Needed to Deal with Farmlands Received from the Department of Agriculture
GAO-07-1092: Published: Sep 18, 2007. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 2007.
Climate Change: Agencies Should Develop Guidance for Addressing the Effects on Federal Land and Water Resources
GAO-07-863: Published: Aug 7, 2007. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 2007.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Opportunities Remain to Improve Oversight and Management of Oil and Gas Activities on National Wildlife Refuges
GAO-07-829R: Published: Jun 29, 2007. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 2007.
Wildland Fire: Management Improvements Could Enhance Federal Agencies' Efforts to Contain the Costs of Fighting Fires
GAO-07-922T: Published: Jun 26, 2007. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 2007.
Wildland Fire Management: Lack of Clear Goals or a Strategy Hinders Federal Agencies' Efforts to Contain the Costs of Fighting Fires
GAO-07-655: Published: Jun 1, 2007. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 2007.
Waters and Wetlands: Corps of Engineers Needs to Ensure That Permit Decisions Made Using Funds from Nonfederal Public Entities Are Transparent and Impartial
GAO-07-478: Published: May 16, 2007. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 2007.
Posthearing Questions: Major Management Challenges at the Department of the Interior
GAO-07-659R: Published: Mar 28, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 2007.
Yellowstone National Park: Preliminary Observations on the Implementation of the Interagency Bison Management Plan
GAO-07-638T: Published: Mar 20, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 2007.
Oil and Gas Royalties: Royalty Relief Will Likely Cost the Government Billions, but the Final Costs Have Yet to Be Determined
GAO-07-369T: Published: Jan 18, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 2007.
Indian Issues: BLM's Program for Issuing Individual Indian Allotments on Public Lands Is No Longer Viable
GAO-07-23R: Published: Oct 20, 2006. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 2006.
Biscuit Fire Recovery Project: Analysis of Project Development, Salvage Sales, and Other Activities
GAO-06-967: Published: Sep 18, 2006. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 2006.
Federal Land Exchange: Assessment of Mount Hood Land Appraisal Reports
GAO-06-1135R: Published: Sep 26, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2006.
Recreation Fees: Agencies Can Better Implement the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act and Account for Fee Revenues
GAO-06-1016: Published: Sep 22, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 2006.
Alaska Native Allotments: Alternatives to Address Conflicts with Utility Rights-of-way
GAO-06-1107T: Published: Sep 13, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 2006.
Wildland Fire Suppression: Better Guidance Needed to Clarify Sharing of Costs between Federal and Nonfederal Entities
GAO-06-896T: Published: Jun 21, 2006. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 2006.
Livestock Grazing: Federal Expenditures and Receipts Vary, Depending on the Agency and the Purpose of the Fee Charged
GAO-05-869: Published: Sep 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2005.
Oil And Gas Development: Increased Permitting Activity Has Lessened BLM's Ability to Meet Its Environmental Protection Responsibilities
GAO-05-418: Published: Jun 17, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 2005.
Invasive Species: Cooperation and Coordination Are Important for Effective Management of Invasive Weeds
GAO-05-185: Published: Feb 25, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2005.
Wildland Fire Management: Forest Service and Interior Need to Specify Steps and a Schedule for Identifying Long-Term Options and Their Costs
GAO-05-353T: Published: Feb 17, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 2005.
Alaska Native Allotments: Conflicts with Utility Rights-of-way Have Not Been Resolved through Existing Remedies
GAO-04-923: Published: Sep 7, 2004. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 2004.
Wildland Fires: Forest Service and BLM Need Better Information and a Systematic Approach for Assessing the Risks of Environmental Effects
GAO-04-705: Published: Jun 24, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 2004.
National Wildlife Refuges: Opportunities to Improve the Management and Oversight of Oil and Gas Activities on Federal Lands
GAO-03-517: Published: Aug 28, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 2003.
Wildland Fire Management: Additional Actions Required to Better Identify and Priorities Lands Needing Fuels Reduction
GAO-03-805: Published: Aug 15, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 2003.
Natural Resources: Status of Merchantable Material Contracting Pilot Program Authorized by the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000
GAO-03-596R: Published: May 9, 2003. Publicly Released: May 9, 2003.
Alaska's North Slope: Requirements for Restoring Lands After Oil Production Ceases
GAO-02-357: Published: Jun 5, 2002. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 2002.
Severe Wildland Fires: Leadership and Accountability Needed to Reduce Risks to Communities and Resources
GAO-02-259: Published: Jan 31, 2002. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 2002.
Land Management Agencies: Restoring Fish Passage Through Culverts on Forest Service and BLM Lands in Oregon and Washington Could Take Decades
GAO-02-136: Published: Nov 23, 2001. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 2001.
The National Fire Plan: Federal Agencies Are Not Organized to Effectively and Efficiently Implement the Plan
GAO-01-1022T: Published: Jul 31, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2001.
Department of the Interior: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges
GAO-01-759: Published: Jun 15, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 2001.
Federal Lands: Agencies Need to Assess the Impact of Personal Watercraft and Snowmobile Use
RCED-00-243: Published: Sep 15, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 2000.
Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: Additional Water Quality Projects May Be Needed and Could Increase Costs
RCED-00-235: Published: Sep 14, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 2000.
BLM and the Forest Service: Land Exchanges Need to Reflect Appropriate Value and Serve the Public Interest
RCED-00-73: Published: Jun 22, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2000.
Federal Wildfire Activities: Issues Needing Future Attention
T-RCED-99-282: Published: Sep 14, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1999.
Land Management: The Forest Service's and BLM's Organizational Structures and Responsibilities
RCED-99-227: Published: Jul 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1999.
Ecosystem Planning: Northwest Forest and Interior Columbia River Basin Plans Demonstrate Improvements in Land-Use Planning
RCED-99-64: Published: May 26, 1999. Publicly Released: May 26, 1999.
Western National Forests: A Cohesive Strategy is Needed to Address Catastrophic Wildfire Threats
RCED-99-65: Published: Apr 2, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1999.
National Park Service: Concerns About the Implementation of Its Employee Housing Policy
T-RCED-99-119: Published: Mar 17, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1999.
Federal Lands: Wildfire Preparedness and Suppression Expenditures for Fiscal Years 1993 Through 1997
T-RCED-98-247: Published: Aug 4, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1998.
Federal Lands: Land Management Agencies' Wildfire Suppression Expenditures
RCED-98-140R: Published: Apr 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1998.
National Park Service: Concession Reform Issues
T-RCED-98-122: Published: Mar 12, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1998.
Forest Service: Barriers to Generating Revenue or Reducing Costs
RCED-98-58: Published: Feb 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1998.
Federal Lands: Information About Land Management Agencies' Wildfire Preparedness Activities
RCED-98-48R: Published: Dec 18, 1997. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1997.
Federal Land Management: Estimates of Mineral Values and of the Economic Effects of Developing Minerals in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
RCED-98-5R: Published: Oct 31, 1997. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1997.