BLM seeking comments for wild horse analysis


Comments for the Bureau of Land Management public scoping period to address wild horse and burro management are due Sept. 27.

EPONA – Equine Protection of North America‘s insight:

Must get your comments in before Sept. 27.

Following lawsuit, BLM wants comment on wild horse policies

Sep 15, 2013 – The Associated Press

A federal judge approved a consent decree, which outlines specific wild horse management analyses the BLM must perform.

RAWLINS — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on how to address wild horse and burro management in southern Wyoming.

The agency is conducting the study as part of the Rock Springs Resource Management Plan, although though it addresses wild horse herding areas close to Rawlins.

BLM spokeswoman Serena Baker said the agency will issue two records of decision in 2016 — one for Rock Springs and one for Rawlins.

In 2011, the Rock Springs Grazing Association filed a lawsuit against the BLM to get the BLM to remove all wild horses from private land.

To settle the lawsuit, a federal judge approved a consent decree, which outlines specific wild horse management analyses the BLM must perform.

Public comments are due Sept. 27.

 

See on www.habitatforhorses.org

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