Managing the Herds to Keep the Herds?

The CBS reporter in this film from Day 4 of the Twin Peaks Roundup asks the BLM spokesman at 2:38 if his agency manages the herd to keep the herd and he says that’s exactly right.  The goal is healthy herds on healthy public lands, which means most of the resources consumed by privately owned livestock, as specified in the land-use plans.

Western Horse Watchers knows what you’re thinking: Do the bureaucrats sound like the advocates or do the advocates sound like the bureaucrats?

You decide.

“If we get rid of them they can stay.”

“We’re protecting them from removal by getting rid of them with PZP.”

“If we don’t get rid of them the BLM will.”

RELATED: CBS Mornings Looks at Twin Peaks Roundup.

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