Your Quick Action Needed Today: Stop Government’s Proposed Removal Of All Wild Horses From Herd Area In Utah
Please act by Monday, May 10
Please use the form below by Monday, May 10, to submit comments opposing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vernal Field Office (Utah) proposal to capture and remove ALL wild horses from the Winter Ridge Herd Area, approximately 90 miles south of Vernal, Utah.
According to BLM statistics, only 180 wild horses live in this more than 45,000-acre herd area. For unstated reasons, the BLM has decided that this herd area must be zeroed out, meaning that all horses will be captured and removed from their native homes.
Please take action to oppose this ill-conceived and inhumane plan. Since 1971, the BLM has zeroed out over 20 million acres of herd areas, shrinking federally-designated wild horse habitat by over 40 percent (including 2.4 million acres lost between 2005 and 2009 alone.) This Utah proposal continues this devastating practice.
Please take action below to tell BLM that they must not zero out wild horses from the Winter Ridge Herd Area and that they must amend their Resource Management Plan to give wild horses and burros their fair share of our public lands. Public comments must be submitted before close of business on May 10.