Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board meeting set for Dec. 12-14

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Photo taken at RTF’s Lompoc, Calif., headquarters sanctuary by Meg Frederick.

The National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet Dec. 12-14 at the Bureau of Land Management’s National Training Center in Phoenix, Ariz. The public is invited to attend in-person, at 9828 N 31st Ave, or view the meeting via live stream at BLM.gov/live.

Click here for the meeting agenda.

The public will have an opportunity to make a verbal statement to the Advisory Board in person and virtually via Zoom (audio only) on Dec. 13, from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. MT and on Dec. 14 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. MT.

Registration is required by Dec. 8 to provide comment via Zoom; those wishing to provide comment in-person may register on-site up to one hour before the comment period commences.

Members of the public may also submit written comments to the Advisory Board in addition to, or in lieu of, providing verbal comment. Written comments should be submitted to blm_wo_advisory_board_comments@blm.gov. Comments emailed three days prior to the meeting will be provided to the Advisory Board for consideration during the meeting.

The BLM will also host two educational field tours for the Board, which are open to the public, on Dec. 12 and Dec. 14.

Members of the public interested in attending the educational tours to the Lake Pleasant Herd Management Area on Dec. 12 or to the Florence Wild Horse and Burro Off-Range Corral and Training Facility on Dec. 14 must register in advance due to limited space via email to dboothe@blm.gov no later than 5 p.m. MT on Nov. 29.

Attendees must provide their own high-clearance transportation and any necessary food, health and safety items needed for a full day in the field.