[Cdt-l] Wild Horse Roundup
hikertrash at gmail.com
Sat Dec 25 00:38:22 CST 2010
If you're to believe the BLM they're put up for adoption and not set to
slaughter or sold to killer buyers.
On 12/23/2010 8:43 PM, Jim and_or Ginny Owen wrote:
> 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
> > 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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