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INTERIOR DEPARTMENT ASSAULT ON WILD HORSES CONTINUES WITH “ZEROING OUT” IN MORIAH, NV STARTING TOMORROW
Removal of 100 % of Moriah Mustangs Adds to 20 Million-Acre Habitat Loss for Wild Horses and Burros
Ely, Nevada (August 26, 2010). . . Beginning tomorrow, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to roundup and remove every wild horse living in the Moriah Herd Area 48 miles north of Ely, Nevada. It will take the agency four days to capture, via helicopter stampede, the estimated 72 horses living in this 55,300 acre public lands area.
The action is part of the most aggressive government roundup effort in recent years, with 12,000 mustangs and burros targeted for removal from the Western range this year. The majority of captured mustangs will join the 38,000+ wild horses already warehoused in government holding facilities, a number that exceeds the population (
72 horses living in this 55,300 acre public lands area
Originally posted by Springer
I am SHOCKED by the audacity of the BLM, I am disgusted with how corrupt the U.S. Department of Interior is and just don't know what the hell else I can do about it.
Originally posted by SlyFox_79
We all need to think of a way to get people involved in this so we can all stop this.