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BLM wild horse roundup planned for SW Wyoming

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. - The Bureau of Land Management is planning to begin gathering wild horses in southwest Wyoming this week.

November 21, 2013 4:48 pmLoading…
Rancher offers sanctuary to wild horses

Rancher offers sanctuary to wild horses

Rich Wilson gives a wild horse a scratch while one of his dogs watches from the driver's seat of his utility vehicle Wednesday at the Deerwood Ranch outside of Laramie. The ranch is the first wild-horse ecosanctuary on private land and it was started by the BLM last October. Currently there …

July 13, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Report critical of BLM’s wild-horse plan; Says not enough being done to curb population

Report critical of BLM’s wild-horse plan; Says not enough being done to curb population

BUTTE — A recent report by the National Research Council says the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is doing a poor job managing its Wild Horse and Burro Program.

June 23, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…
Wild horses get used to life on (semi-) open range

Wild horses get used to life on (semi-) open range

ENNIS — A herd of 710 wild horses relocated to Montana is settling into its new quarters as workers erect new fences meant to reassure neighbors that their wandering days are over.

June 15, 2013 6:31 pmLoading…

BLM proposes horse roundup in southern Wyoming

RAWLINS, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a wild-horse roundup in Wyoming in an area in Sweetwater and Carbon counties, from Interstate 80 south to the Colorado border.

May 11, 2013 8:35 amLoading…
Ranchers, BLM, settle suit over Wyoming wild horses

Ranchers, BLM, settle suit over Wyoming wild horses

CHEYENNE — A legal settlement between ranchers and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management would reduce wild horse numbers in the Rock Springs area by about half.

April 04, 2013 2:56 pmLoading…
Bill targets wild horses being moved to Montana

Bill targets wild horses being moved to Montana

BUTTE — In response to the Bureau of Land Management’s recent relocation of 700 wild horses to a ranch outside of Ennis, a bill regulating the movement of wild horses is making its way through the Montana Senate and might reach the House by next week.

March 28, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…
Wild horse herd concerns neighbor

Wild horse herd concerns neighbor

BUTTE - In an effort to relieve tension, Bureau and Land Management officials met with a neighboring landowner to the Spanish Q Ranch outside of Ennis, where the transfer of 700 wild horses has recently begun.

March 16, 2013 9:45 amLoading…
New BLM rules restrict sales of wild horses

New BLM rules restrict sales of wild horses

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.

January 04, 2013 6:09 pmLoading…

Wild horses being rounded up in Fremont County

LANDER, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management has been rounding up hundreds of horses in Fremont County this week.

November 09, 2012 9:01 amLoading…

BLM preparing for southern Wyo. wild horse roundup

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo.  — The Bureau of Land Management is preparing to round up some wild horses in southern Wyoming next summer.

November 08, 2012 9:56 amLoading…
Citizen board recommends BLM sterilize wild horses

Citizen board recommends BLM sterilize wild horses

SALT LAKE CITY — The federal agency charged with managing wild horses and burros that roam freely across 11 Western states should consider sterilizing some mares to control booming mustang populations and protect rangelands, a citizen advisory panel recommended Tuesday.

October 30, 2012 6:00 pmLoading…
BLM stalls wild horse adoption facility

BLM stalls wild horse adoption facility

ROCK SPRINGS — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says its Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility is closed for adoptions until January.

October 20, 2012 6:22 pmLoading…
BLM backs wild horse sanctuary west of Laramie

BLM backs wild horse sanctuary west of Laramie

LARAMIE — The Bureau of Land Management is backing a proposal to open a wild horse sanctuary in the Centennial Valley.

August 29, 2012 2:35 pmLoading…

BLM catches Pryor mustangs in Wyoming, Montana

POWELL — Cloud, the famous mustang stallion, was not a happy camper as he watched members of his band caught.

July 28, 2012 4:27 pmLoading…

Roundup to remove 40-50 mustangs in Pryors

Bureau of Land Management workers have begun trapping wild mustangs from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range as the agency seeks to reduce the size of the famous herd along the Montana-Wyoming border, a BLM spokeswoman said Monday.

July 16, 2012 4:08 pmLoading…
Pryor mustang roundup set in northern Wyoming

Pryor mustang roundup set in northern Wyoming

POWELL — A roundup of wild horses in the Pryor Mountains of northern Wyoming may begin as early as next week.

July 11, 2012 4:25 pmLoading…
Drought may force emergency BLM mustang roundups

Drought may force emergency BLM mustang roundups

RENO, Nev. — Extended drought in some parts of Nevada and the West may force a delay in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's plans to ease up on wild horse roundups as more emphasis is placed on fertility control to keep herd populations in check.

April 24, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…
BLM to cut Pryor mustang herd with 2012 roundup

BLM to cut Pryor mustang herd with 2012 roundup

Dozens of wild mustangs from the Pyror Mountain Wild Horse Range along the Montana-Wyoming border are slated to be removed this year to reduce the size of the famous herd.

April 04, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
Pryor roundup would remove 30 or more wild horses

Pryor roundup would remove 30 or more wild horses

The Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday proposed a roundup next year that would remove dozens of wild mustangs from a southeastern Montana herd descended from the mounts of Spanish conquistadors.

December 06, 2011 4:20 pmLoading…

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