“The BLM should raise the Appropriate Management Level for the Red Desert Complex wild horse populations…”
Red Desert Wild Horses at Risk of Removal and Slaughter
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a massive roundup and removal of 2,096 horses, or 80% of the 2,620 horses in the Red Desert Complex that includes Antelope Hills, Crooks Mountain, Green Mountain, Lost Creek, and Stewart Creek Herd Management Areas. BLM wants to end up with a low Appropriate Management Level of only 524 wild horses on 753,000 acres of public land.
Please also consider that any horses currently in short and long term holding, as well as any removed from their homes on public lands this year will be in jeopardy of being sold without limitation and may end up at slaughter if the Trump Budget is passed.
There is no…
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