Public Lands

Business / Agriculture / Public Lands: As defined in the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, public lands are any land and interest in land outside of Alaska owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management. In common usage, public lands may refer to all federal land no matter what agency has responsibility for its management or may refer even to state- and local municipality-owned lands.

Other Words for Public

Public Adjective Synonyms: open, manifest, exposed, overt, projected, plain, obvious, apparent, patent, clear, clear-cut, acknowledged, known, admitted, visible, viewable, conspicuous
Public Noun Synonyms: communal, community, common, general, collective, universal, catholic, popular, worldwide
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Section 3 Lands

Business / Agriculture / Section 3 Lands: Public lands within a grazing district administered by the Bureau of Land Management under Section 3 of the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934. BLM authorizes livestock grazing on these lands by issuing permi MORE

Acquired Lands

Business / Agriculture / Acquired Lands: Lands in federal ownership that were obtained by the federal government through purchase, condemnation, gift, or exchange. One category of public lands. MORE

Section 15 Lands

Business / Agriculture / Section 15 Lands: These are public lands that lie outside a grazing district administered by the Bureau of Land Management under Section 15 of the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934. The BLM authorizes livestock grazing on the MORE

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