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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

UPDATE: Three Fires Still Burning In Northwest Colorado

Firefighters limited the growth of the Himes Peek fire, burning in the Flat Tops 46 miles east of Meeker Thursday, keeping the blaze at an estimated 100 acres. Crews, who are working to extinguish the lightning started fire as fast as possible, also increased containment to 25%. The 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

Meeting To Talk Wyoming Wild Horse Management

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming will hold its annual statewide hearing tomorrow on the use of helicopters and motorized vehicles in wild horse management operations, at the Rock Springs Field Office. The meeting will allow the public to comment and provide suggestions regarding the use 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

Comment On Proposed Wild Horse Gathering

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment for proposed wild horse gathering in Southwest Wyoming. The BLM is looking to gather and remove horses from the Salt Wells Creek, Adobe Town and Great Divide Basin Herd Management areas, to bring the Continue reading

Fireworks Responsible For Wildland Fire In Moffat County

Fireworks are believed to have been the cause of a small wildland fire 9 miles north of Craig near the end of Moffat County Road 18. The fire, reported just before 11 Sunday night, burned about one and a half acres. No structures or property were damaged in the blaze. Firefighters found remnants of fireworks on the roadway adjacent to the fire. The identity of the party responsible for causing the fire Continue reading

Wild Horse Adoption In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility will host a wild horse adoption event this weekend. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 3.  More than 40 wild horses from heard management areas in Nevada, ranging from yearlings to five year olds, will be up for adoption. The adoption Continue reading

Don’t Interact With Young Wildlife

This is the time of year in Colorado that wild animals are giving birth.  It’s important to remember that if you encounter a young animal in the wild to not approach, touch or handle it. People often see young animals that appear to be alone in the forest, in backyards, near trails or along the side of roads. While they may appear to be abandoned, it is quite Continue reading

Wyoming Regains Control Of Wolf Management

Wyoming regained control of the management of wolves in the state, after a US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling removed federal endangered species regulations around the animals. Wyoming managed their own wolves from 2012 to 2014, when a judge Continue reading

Wild Horses Up For Adoption This Weekend

Twenty-one of the wild horses gathered from the Sand Wash Herd Management area will be available for adoption this weekend in Fruita, at the Rimrock Adventures Arena. Public viewing sessions will be held tomorrow from 10 to 6 and Saturday from 9 to 10:30, with the silent auction and adoption taking Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Threatens 40 Home Sites

WILD FIREThe Beaver Creek Fire remained active overnight Saturday and early Sunday in pockets of unburned fuels in the interior of the fire. Firefighters mopped up smoldering vegetation near structures and continued to prepare structures further in advance of the fire. Fire crews remain diligent attacking spot fires and constructing firelines Continue reading