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Saturday, October 25, 2014

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BLM announces Fall-Winter Wild Horse and Burro Gather

BLM announces Fall-Winter Wild Horse and Burro Gather schedule

  The Bureau of Land Management today announced its tentative fall-winter schedule for gathering wild horses and burros from overpopulated herds on Western public rangelands.  The gathers are needed to bring herd sizes into balance with other rangeland resources and uses, as required by Federal law and approved land-use plans.  Along with removals, the fall-winter gathers will be used to apply a fertility- control vaccine during the ideal time (from November through February) for ... Full Story

BLM Solicits Proposals for Private-Public Partnerships

As part of its ongoing effort to reform the Wild Horse and Burro Program, the Bureau of Land Management announced today that it is soliciting proposals for private-public partnerships to establish wild horse “ecosanctuaries” on non-BLM managed land. The ecosanctuaries would help the BLM feed and care for excess wild horses that have been removed from Western public rangelands. The official notice of solicitation can be found at www.grants.gov. A separate request for applications for ... Full Story

BLM to Webcast Meeting of Wild Horse and Burro

BLM to Webcast Two-day Meeting in Phoenix of Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board The Bureau of Land Management announced today that the March 10-11 meeting of the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board in Phoenix will be accessible as a Webcast on the Internet for anyone interested in observing the meeting but unable to attend in person. The live meeting Webcast will be available at: http://blm.gov/webcast on Thursday, March 10, from 1 p. m. to 5 p. m. Mountain Standard Time (3 p. m. to 7 p. ... Full Story

BLM Gears Up to Help Prevent Spread of White-nose

BLM Gears Up to Help Prevent Spread of White-nose Syndrome in Bats

Today the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced an interim strategy to help the agency respond to the anticipated occurrence of white-nose syndrome (WNS) on BLM-administered lands nationwide. It is anticipated this strategy will be in place until more detailed guidance is developed, including applicable components of the Interagency National Response Plan (INRP) effort being led by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in which BLM is an active participant. WNS was first observed ... Full Story

BLM Director Seeks Input for New Direction in National

BLM Director Seeks Input for New Direction in National Wild Horse and Burro Program

Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey today announced that the agency is taking the Federal Wild Horse and Burro Program in an unprecedented new direction, and is seeking in-depth public comment on a Strategy Development Document implementing Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s Wild Horse and Burro Initiative. “It’s a new day, and we need a fresh look at the Wild Horse and Burro Program, ” Abbey said. “As part of this effort, we want all those with an interest in ... Full Story

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