The Round Mountain HMA is the BLM-managed portion of the Devil’s Garden WHT, most of which lies to the west of Round Mountain (above Alturas).
The National Environmental Policy Act requires federal agencies (like the BLM) to assess the environmental effects of proposed actions, such as wild horse roundups, before making a decision.
Public participation is part of the process.
The four hour class in Burns, OR is open to anyone interested in NEPA and will focus on comment writing and review.
The news release did not indicate if the event would be live-streamed.
Office space in Grand Junction was leased today to house senior leadership and support staff. The new agreement provides significant cost savings compared to the current arrangement in Washington, according to the news release.
AZFamily said today that a respiratory infection known as strangles has been found in twelve wild horses that live on the Salt River, east of Phoenix. The illness is contagious but usually not fatal according to the report.
The ‘advocacy’ group that administers contraceptives to the Salt River mares was undeterred by the incident.
Animal Wellness Action, a lobbying group based in Washington, DC, announced today that the Senate Appropriations Committee added language to the FY2020 Agriculture Appropriations bill that denies funding for inspections of equine slaughterhouses, preventing their operation in the U.S. Refer to this news release in EIN Presswire.