Wild Horse and Burro Management Actions Schedules for Fiscal Year 2017

Updated as of 12/1/16. Information subject to change. 

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Tentative BLM Wild Horse and Burro Gather and Removal Schedule

State Herd Management Area Start Date End Date Goal to Gather Goal to Remove Animals Removed Fertility Control Treatments Gather Method Species Purpose
NV Maverick Medicine 10/1/16 10/1/16 23 23 16 0 Bait or Water Horse Water Concerns
NV Stone Cabin 10/1/16 10/1/16 100 31 36 23 Bait or Water Horse Population Management
AZ Chocolate Mules 10/1/2016 12/31/2016 10 10 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
AZ Cibola-Trigo 10/1/2016 12/31/2016 35 35 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
AZ Cibola-Trigo 10/1/2016 12/31/2016 25 25 0 0 Bait or Water Horse Public Safety
NV Pancake  10/2/2016 10/16/2016 253 253 245 0 Bait or Water Horse Water Concerns
CA Slate Range Herd Area 10/2/2016 12/31/2016 75 75 22 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
CA Clark Mountain Herd Area 10/6/2016 12/31/2016 120 120 8 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
CA Outside Chemehuevi  10/6/2016 10/30/2016 20 20 53 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
NV Goshute/Tunnel Springs 10/17/2016 10/18/2016 60 60 60 0 Bait or Water Horse Water Concerns
CO Sand Wash Basin 11/3/2016 12/10/2016 300 50 0 150 Bait or Water Horse Population Management,
Fertility Control
NV Rock Creek (Owyhee Complex) 11/3/2016 11/15/2016 450 325 389 63 Helicopter Horse Sage-grouse Habitat
NV Owyhee (Complex) 11/6/2016 11/7/2016 230 125 145 53 Helicopter Horse Sage-grouse Habitat
NV Little Owyhee (Owyhee Complex) 11/20/2016 12/15/2016 1,120 650 214 135 Helicopter Horse Sage-grouse Habitat
OR South Steens 11/11/2016 11/24/2016 200 100 50 0 Bait or Water Horse Resource Issues,
Fire,
Sage-grouse Habitat
UT Chloride 11/12/2016 11/13/2016 12 12 12 0 Bait or Water Horse Health & Human Safety
WY Abobe Town 12/1/2016 1/31/2017 300 0 0 0 Bait or Water Horse Research
AZ Lake Pleasant 1/2/2017 3/1/2017 0 0 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Research
AZ Lake Pleasant Outside 1/2/2017 3/1/2017 0 0 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Research
UT Frisco* 1/6/2017 1/12/2017 150 100 0 0 Helicopter Horse Research
NV Reveille 1/10/2017 1/18/2017 125 50 0 30 Helicopter Horse Court Order
UT Sulphur 1/17/2017 1/31/2017 700 300 0 125 Helicopter Horse Public Safety
AZ Black Mountain 2/1/2017 4/1/2017 110 110 0 50 Bait or Water Burro Research
UT Cedar Mountain 2/8/2017 2/22/2017 600 200 0 150 Helicopter Horse Population Management, Fertility Control
WY Little Colorado 7/1/2017 7/30/2017 300 267 0 0 Helicopter Horse Research
WY White Mountain 7/1/2017 7/30/2017 212 0 0 0 Helicopter Horse Research
UT Muddy Creek HMA 8/1/2017 8/3/2017 50 50 0 0 Helicopter Horse Court Order
UT Bible Springs Complex 8/4/2017 8/7/2017 100 50 0 25 Helicopter Horse Court Order
  Nuisance 10/1/2016 9/30/2017 0 0 1 0 Bait or Water Both  
      TOTAL 5,680 3,041 1,251 804      

Tentative U.S. Forest Service Wild Horse and Burro Gather and Removal Schedule

State Territory Start Date End Date Goal to Gather Goal to Remove Animals Removed Fertility Control Treatments Gather Method Species Purpose
CA Outside Devils Garden  10/1/16 10/2/16 250 200 54 60 Helicopter Horse Private Property
NM Jarita Mesa 5/4/16 10/31/16 70 70 16 0 Bait or Water Horse  
NM Jicarilla/Carracas Mesa 5/15/16 10/31/16 100 100 38 0 Bait or Water Horse  
      TOTAL 420 370 108 60      

Tentative BLM Fertilty Control Treatment Schedule

State Herd Management Area Start Date End Date Planned Fertility Control Treatments Actual Fertility Control Treatments Species
NV Rocky Hills 10/1/16 11/30/16 40   Horse
WY McCullough Peaks 1/1/17 9/30/17 52   Horse
CO Spring Creek Basin 2/1/17 5/30/17 22   Horse
ID Challis 2/1/17 9/30/17 35   Horse
CO Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range 3/1/17 7/30/17 20   Horse
UT Onaqui 3/1/17 5/31/17 40   Horse
NV Rocky Hills 8/1/17 9/30/17 40   Horse
      TOTAL DARTING 209    
      GRAND TOTAL
Includes animals treated as part of a gather
1,013