The BLM has announced another big roundup in NV. In the summer-fall of 2010 they plan to roundup 1,977 wild horses and remove 1,506 from what they are calling the Antelope Complex (consisting of 4 Herd Management Areas). The usual reasons are given–excess horses and to prevent degradation of the range–lies of course. An EA is being prepared now, comments IN WRITING due by Jan. 27.
The address is :
BLM Wells Field Office, Attention:Wells Field Office Manager, 3900 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801. contact is Bruce Thompson at 775-753-0286.
The preliminary EA is not yet posted online (website).