Refer to this story, posted yesterday by the
“The reduction is needed to maintain wildlife and livestock habitat and reduce wildlife degradation of public lands, according to a BLM advisory.”
The overpopulation narrative prevails: The horses have to go, on lands that belong to them! Many of the so-called advocates, including the PZP zealots, take this position.
Nobody bothers to look at the data. If they did, they’d realize that the lion’s share of the forage goes to privately owned cattle and sheep.
This has to stop. The WHB Act has been inverted. Nullification is next. The BLM and USFS need to come clean with the numbers. Put them out there for all to see. Let the people decide which species should be removed from western rangelands.