Terry Heslin

Terry Heslin is the Lead Outdoor Recreation Planner with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He also serves as the BLM New Mexico Trails and Travel Management lead in addition to serving as the NSHT Lead/Co-Administrator for El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. Terry has been at the New Mexico BLM State Office since July, 2015. Before his current position, Mr. Heslin was employed in a similar capacity with the BLM Idaho State Office in Boise where he worked for fifteen years.

Prior to working for the BLM, Terry spent ten years working for Arizona State Parks as a Senior Planner and with an emphasis on developing partnerships and distributing grants. Mr. Heslin’s career in natural resources began with the U.S. Forest Service. He has worked on six National Forests in the fields of fire suppression (Hotshot crew and fire engines), timber management and outdoor recreation. He developed his foundation for travel management expertise while employed on the Los Padres and Mendocino National Forests as a motorized trail bike-mounted field Ranger.

Mr. Heslin is an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys a variety of pursuits including hiking, road and mountain bicycling, snowboarding, and exploring public lands. Terry lives in Albuquerque’s north valley with his wife Phyllis. He attended Western New Mexico University, Portland State University and holds a degree in Management from the University of Phoenix.

BLM New Mexico State Office
301 Dinosaur Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87508
505-660-2531 cell
505-954-2184 office
theslin@blm.gov