[Cdt-l] wild horse roundup

Josie josie1066 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 18:23:50 CST 2010

Indeed, or why they feel the need to do so?


From: Jim and_or Ginny Owen <spiriteagle99 at hotmail.com>
Date: December 23, 2010 6:43:50 PM PST
To: <mail at cdtsociety.org>, cdt-l <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Wild Horse Roundup

Any idea what they intend to do with those 600 horses? 


> Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 17:16:21 -0500
> From: mail at cdtsociety.org
> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: [Cdt-l] Wild Horse Roundup
> BLM is proposing to reduce the wild horse population of Wyoming's Great Divide 
> Basin next summer. The Bureau estimates that the herd numbered about 1000 last 
> April. The plan is to remove some 600 excess horses, using helicopter roundups 
> to bring the population down to roughly 400 to 600 wild horses. (A similar 
> roundup was carried out in 2007.)
> The Rock Springs Field Office is inviting comments (to 
> dividebasin_hma_wy at blm.gov) by January 21.
> CDTS does not now expect to comment -- but would welcome the thoughts of the CDT 
> community.
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