[Cdt-l] Wild Horse Roundup

Sly 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.

http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/wild_horse_and_burro/wh_b_information_center/Fact_Sheet.html

Sly



On 12/23/2010 8:43 PM, Jim and_or Ginny Owen wrote:
> Any idea what they intend to do with those 600 horses?
> Jim
>
> http://www.spiriteaglehome.com/
>
>
>
> > 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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