Refer to this opinion piece on BLM’s “Programmatic EIS for Fuels Reduction and Rangeland Restoration in the Great Basin,” NEPA project DOI-BLM-ID-0000-2017-0003-EIS. It’s not just about areas identified for wild horse and burros.
The views expressed in the article, hosted by CounterPunch, are those of its author and not necessarily those of Western Horse Watchers.
The government spends untold amounts on these projects, confiscated from American wage earners, while the ranchers pocket the benefits. It’s redistribution of wealth.