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The Bureau of Land Management Reinforces the Importance of Recreational Shooting Activities on Public Lands

More than 99 percent of BLM-managed public lands open to recreational shooting

 

January 6, 2021



GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today issued guidance designed to protect and expand recreational shooting opportunities on BLM-managed public lands. More than 99 percent of the 245 million surface acres managed by the agency are currently open to recreational shooting, and this guidance will help ensure that these activities are allowed to continue wherever possible.

“Recreational shooting is a longstanding tradition for millions of Americans, and the Department is proud to support this popular pastime as a key component of the BLM’s multiple-use mission,...



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