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The Bureau of Land Management will hold a virtual public hearing on the use of helicopters and other aircraft and motorized vehicles in the management of wild horses on April 26. The hearing will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time. It will be streamed at BLM.gov/live. The Federal ... Read More
April 1, 2022Cory Golden
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President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget proposal, released on Monday, includes $153.1 million for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Program, up $16.1 million from the FY 2022 budget signed into law earlier this month. “Excess wild horse and burro populations undermine the health of public ... Read More
March 28, 2022Cory Golden
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Late on Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.5 trillion Fiscal Year 2022 omnibus spending bill that includes a $21 million increase for the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program to address what it called “a national crisis.” Expected to be signed into law on Friday by President ... Read More
March 11, 2022Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management captured six wild horses on Wednesday, the ninth and final day of a helicopter roundup on the Sulphur Herd Management Area in Utah. No wild horses were killed on Wednesday. Windy conditions grounded the operation on Tuesday. Three horses were killed, however: an 18-year-old dun stud ... Read More
February 17, 2022Cory Golden
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As published by 3TV/ CBS5 Law Enforcement agents with the U.S. Forest Service have maintained a visible presence along primitive roads in the area where someone or some people have shot and killed dozens of wild horses over the past four years. That is according to a group of advocates ... Read More
February 17, 2022Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management announced this week that it plans to go forward with a plan to remove wild burros in a helicopter roundup on the Sinbad Herd Management Area in Utah. The BLM’s tentative gather schedule calls for 300 burros to be captured, with 260 removed from ... Read More
February 16, 2022Cory Golden