Status of FY 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act

The bill was presented to the President yesterday according to the Actions Overview for H.R. 2471 at

Provisions for the Wild Horse and Burro Program, as of last week, include:

The continuing resolution that funded the federal government expires today.

The task force will have monthly meetings to review performance metrics, monitor outcomes, and address any delays or setbacks to the implementation of the May 2020 Report to Congress.

A keyword search of the report yielded these results:

  • Livestock – 0 occurrences
  • Allotment – 0
  • Grazing – 0
  • Forage – 1
  • Permit – 0
  • Cattle – 0
  • Sheep – 0
  • Habitat – 1
  • Fencing – 0
  • Allocation – 0
  • Fragmentation – 0
  • Mismanagement – 0

The long-term goal is to achieve and maintain AMLs, which are small relative to the available resources.

The aim of the wild horse and burro program is to minimize its impact on the grazing program.

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