Paleontology RAPTOR

The Recreation And Permit Tracking Online Reporting (RAPTOR) system currently supports applications for three modules:

The RAPTOR system is designed to help external users navigate the process for obtaining a permit, as well as provide for consistency in internal BLM processes. For those programs that require reporting, the system also provides for the submission of reports.

Paleontology Permitting Videos

 1. What is RAPTOR and when to use it? (2:18 minutes)

 2. Creating an account  (1:08 minutes)
 3. Updating your password (1:05 minutes)
 4. Using the dashboard (2:43 minutes)
 5. Creating a paleontology application (9:11 minutes)
 6. Uploading files with your application (1:34 minutes)
 7. Applying for a state-wide or multiple field office permit (3:17 minutes)
 8. Downloading the locality templates (2:25 minutes)
 9. Responding to a BLM request for additional information (2:11 minutes)
10. Advantages of using BLM's Survey123 and Geoplatform (9:48 minutes)
 11. Reporting on your permit (5:08 minutes)
 12. Report on Collections (4:26 minutes)
 13. How to use the Access template (13:30 minutes)
 14. How to upload localities using a file geodatabase (21:23 minutes)