Water is a limiting factor in the analysis, according to a story in today’s edition of the Las Vegas Sun. Although the lake is the main source for the burros, along with a few springs, the BLM can’t consider it when setting management levels.
The AML for horses is zero but a small herd inhabits the area. They will be removed if the plan is approved.
The comment period for the draft EA closed on April 30. A decision record for the project has not been published.