Bureau of Land Management Agency Resources

Wilderness Study Areas

Regulation and Policy

Programs and Initiatives and Aids

  • How Do We Manage?: Managing Wildernesses vs. BLM WSAs
    This narrated Power Point (38.4 MB .pptx) file briefly describes some fundamental differences in the way the BLM manages its Wilderness Study Areas versus how it manages Wilderness Areas. It is about 27 minutes long and, depending on the speed of your Internet connection, may take a while to download.

Lands with Wilderness Characteristics

Regulations and Policy

BLM Manual 6310 - Conducting Wilderness Characteristics Inventory on BLM Lands

BLM Manual 6320 - Considering Lands with Wilderness Characteristics in the BLM Land Use Planning Process

Program Initiatives and Aids


Text-based PowerPoint Training

Date of last revision 2012/08/22, overview revision 2013/03/17.

Alaska Text-based PowerPoint Training

Date of last revision 2011/09/26.