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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Carson City District
 
Release Date: 07/24/13
Contacts: Lisa Ross , 775-885-6107 , lross@blm.gov

BLM to hold third public workshop concerning wild horses in the Fish Springs area


Carson City, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District, Sierra Front Field Office will hold a public workshop on Wednesday, July 31, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Fish Springs Volunteer Fire Station to discuss the management of wild horses that are located several miles outside the Pine Nut Herd Management Area (HMA) south of Carson City. These wild horses have migrated about 10 miles outside the HMA to the Fish Springs area and are impacting private property.
 
“The purpose of this meeting is to discuss further the alternatives identified at the last workshop BLM held,” said Leon Thomas, Sierra Front Field Manager. “We welcome everyone interested in these horses and property owners so that we may have a well-rounded discussion.”
 
Fish Springs is located about three miles southeast of Gardnerville, Nev. The Fish Springs volunteer Fire Station is located at 2149 Fish Springs Road in Gardnerville, Nev.
 
For more information contact Lisa Ross at 775-885-6107.
 


The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Carson City District   5665 Morgan Mill Road      Carson City, NV 89703  

Last updated: 07-31-2013