BLM sets July 3 hearing on helicopter use in Nevada

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A helicopter from contractor Cattoor Livestock Roundup Co. drives wild horses toward the trap at the Cedar Mountain Horse Management Area in Utah during February 2017. RTF file photo by Steve Paige.

The Bureau of Land Management will take public comment during a hearing on the use of helicopters and other motiorized vehicles and aircraft to manage wild horses and burros on public lands in Nevada from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on July 3 at BLM’s Carson City District Office,  5665 Morgan Mill Road.

For more information, contact John Axtell at (775) 885-6000. Those who cannot attend the hearing can submit written comments to: John Axtell, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV 89701 before the close of business on July 3.

BLM is required to hold annual hearings on the subject under Section 404 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act.