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    BLM News Release, April 19, 2021. Bureau of Land Management seeks community partners to support management and protection of wild horses and burros

    BLM News Release, January 15, 2021. The Bureau of Land Management announces three new appointees to the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

    Western Governors Association Policy Resolution 2021–05, Wild Horse and Burro Management: This renewed resolution notes the increasing demand on federal agencies to adequately manage wild horse and burro populations and offers support for thoughtful and science-based herd management decisions. The resolution includes updated estimates of the growing number of wild horses and burros on BLM- and USFS-managed rangelands in the West, and it recognizes certain federal, state and local plans as sensible alternatives to current wild horse and burro management practices. Read the resolution adopted Dec. 10, 2020.  

    BLM News Release, November 23, 2020.  The Bureau of Land Management to begin Confusion Herd Management Area wild horse gather. 

    BLM News Release, November 19, 2020. The Bureau of Land Management posts significant accomplishments for wild horse and burro management in fiscal year 2020.

    BLM News Release, September 17, 2020. The Bureau of Land Management seeks nominations to fill vacancies on National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.  Nominations are due by November 2, 2020.

    BLM News Release, August 19, 2020.  The Bureau of Land Management expands off-range holding capacity for excess wild horses and burros with four new corral contracts

    BLM News Release, July 13, 2020.  Court sides with Bureau of Land Management in two cases important to wild horse and burro management

    Judge Recommends New Look at Bid to List Wild Mustangs as Endangered, Courthouse News Service by Cathy Valenti, Jan. 21, 2020

    Volunteers work to reduce wild horse population. Nevada Current article

    Uintah County plans to round up stray, abandoned horses

    Crises in the West: Americans will soon have a $5 billion wild horse problem and few know about it

    Could Wild Horses Feed the World’s Hungry?

    Disease outbreak at Utah facility cancels wild horse adoption event

     Is slaughtering wild horses a necessity? Tribes wrangle with controversial issue

    The ride of the Saltwater Cowboy and its place in America’s horse culture