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BLM Continues To Look At Wild Horse Movement

During the recent trapping of wild horses in the Adobe Town Heard Management area near Rawlins, The BLM and the University of Wyoming collared 16 additional mares, which will be part of an ongoing movement study. There are now a total of 30-collared mares in the Adobe Town HMA. The University of Wyoming and the Continue reading

BLM Looks For Weekend Volunteers

Volunteers are needed this Saturday to help improve the Sand Wash wild horse herd management area, as part of National Public Lands Day. The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help with fence repair and Continue reading

Wild Horse Trapping Underway

Wild horse gathering is underway in the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide heard management areas in Wyoming. As part of the BLM’s commitment to maintaining a healthy wild horse population in these areas, they will be removing more than 1,500 adult wild horses. Of the 1,500 horses, approximately 725 would be removed from the Salt Wells Creek heard management area, 513 from the Adobe Town and 322 from the Great Divide Basin heard management area. While the gather is underway, public lands will remain open unless closures are Continue reading

NW Colorado Wild Horse Trapping Begins

The gathering of Wild horses that have strayed from the Piceance-East Douglas Herd management area in Northwest Colorado is underway. The BLM is using helicopters to trap and remove as many as 100 horses from the area.  If less than 100 wild horses are gathered from areas directly outside Continue reading

Wild Horse Trapping Starts Next Month

The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming has decided to gather and remove wild horses within the Great Divide Basin, Salt Wells Creek, and Adobe Town herd management areas. After Sept. 15, wild horses will be gathered and removed in order to return populations to appropriate management levels. A population census determined wild horse Continue reading

Comment On Vehicle Use To Manage Wild Horses

The BLM will be holding a public meeting next week in Meeker, to discuss the use of motorized vehicles for wild horse population management in Northwest Colorado. Motorized equipment is used to accomplish numerous management objectives in Continue reading

Wild Mare Trapping And Research Continues

The BLM and the University of Wyoming have announced they completed a portion of the Adobe Town Herd Management Area, wild mare bait trapping and research project, which is taking place in Sweetwater County. The group has collared a total of 14 mares so far in an effort to track their movement. The university will monitor the radio Continue reading

BLM Plans To Trap Horses In Sweetwater County

The BLM is planning to remove up to 1,000 wild horses from Sweetwater County. Current plans call for the removal of 210 horses from Adobe Town, 584 from Salt Wells Creek and 235 from the Great Continue reading

BLM To Start Trapping Wild Horses This Week

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management will begin trapping and removing up to 50 wild horses this week, from the Sand Wash Heard Management Area. Wild horses will be led to corrals where 50 horses will be selected and removed from the heard. Those horses will be relocated to the Great Escape Mustang Sanctuary. The BLM will also be treating mares in Continue reading

BLM To Start Trapping Horses

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management will soon begin trapping wild horses from the Sand Wash Herd Management Area.  The BLM will be trapping and administering fertility control treatments to the heard beginning October 21st.  They also plan to remove up to 50 young horses from the herd and relocate them to the Great Escape Mustang Continue reading

Comment On Wild Horse Trapping Near Craig

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is accepting comments on their plan to trap horses in the Sand Wash Basin, about 45 miles west of Craig. After trapping, the BLM plans to administer fertility treatments and remove up to 50 horses from the area. The basin management plan is to keep the wild horse population below 362, currently the Continue reading

Wyoming Proposes Legalizing Mountain Lion Trapping

mountail-lion-300x300A bill has been introduced to the Wyoming state legislature that would allow the trapping and snaring of the states mountain lions. If approved, the new law would take effect this July. It would also make Wyoming the third state in the country to legalize mountain lion trapping, it is currently legal in Texas and on private lands in New Mexico. Groups like Continue reading