Wild Mustangs Information
Just last week American Wild Horse Preservation announced that we’re working with the offices of U.S. Representatives Raul Grijalva and Ed Whitfield on a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar demanding that, before he leaves office, he answer lingering questions about his department’s sale of 1,700 wild horses to a known kill buyer, the Tom Davis. You can read more about this (Click Here to Read More).
Urge the BLM to cancel its proposed roundup near Provo.
Public Comment Deadline: 4:30 p.m. (MT), December 4, 2012
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment for the unnecessary proposed roundup and removal of wild horses from the Swasey Herd Management Area (HMA) in western Utah (located about 2 hours southwest of Provo). The BLM estimates that there are approximately 350 wild horses in and around the Swasey HMA and proposes to roundup 262 of these horses, removing 164 — leaving behind just 176 horses in this area where four times that number of livestock are permitted to graze. If the BLM were to reduce livestock grazing in the HMA by a mere 30%, the present wild horse population could be accommodated, giving time for the BLM to use the PZP fertility control vaccine to humanely control population growth and reduce the herd size over time … (Click Here to Read More).
Public Comment Deadline: December 7, 2012
Taking its marching orders from Wyoming’s powerful livestock industry, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning the second roundup in less than three years of wild horses living in the Adobe Town and Salt Wells Creek Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in Wyoming’s pristine Red Desert region…(Click Here to Read More).