And another herd will be gone. Humboldt and Pine Nut. It is just a matter of time until they are all removed.
Plans include Zeroing-Out West Douglas Herd Area and Roundup of Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (Feb. 10, 2015) – On January 30, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) White River Field Office issued a scoping document calling for the removal of all wild horses within the West Douglas Herd Area (WDHA), as well as the removal of 167 wild horses from Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area (PEDHMA) in order to reach an “appropriate” management level (AML).
“This is the just the latest BLM assault on wild horse herds living on our public lands,” states Ginger Kathrens, Executive Director of The Cloud Foundation (TCF). “BLM bristles at being accused of managing wild horses to extinction, but how else would one characterize the zeroing out of an entire herd?”
BLM’s website states, “The BLM protects, manages, and controls wild horses and burros on public lands to ensure that…
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