Wild Horse and Burro Management Actions Schedules for Fiscal Year 2017

Updated as of 1/18/17. 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 10/1/16 12/31/16 10 10 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
AZ Cibola-Trigo 10/1/16 12/31/16 35 35 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
AZ Cibola-Trigo 10/1/16 12/31/16 25 25 0 0 Bait or Water Horse Public Safety
NV Pancake  10/2/16 10/16/16 253 253 245 0 Bait or Water Horse Water Concerns
CA Slate Range Herd Area 10/2/16 12/31/16 75 75 22 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
CA Clark Mtn Herd Area 10/6/16 12/31/16 120 120 8 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
CA Outside Chemehuevi HMA 10/6/16 10/30/16 20 20 53 0 Bait or Water Burro Public Safety
NV Goshute/Tunnel Springs 10/17/16 10/18/16 60 60 62 0 Bait or Water Horse Water Concerns
CO Sand Wash Basin 11/3/16 12/10/16 300 50 22 150 Bait or Water Horse Population Management, Fertility Control
NV Rock Creek (Owyhee Complex) 11/3/16 11/15/16 450 325 394 45 Helicopter Horse Sage-grouse Habitat
NV Owyhee (Complex) 11/6/16 11/7/16 230 125 263 49 Helicopter Horse Sage-grouse Habitat
OR South Steens 11/11/16 11/24/16 200 100 53 0 Bait or Water Horse Resource Issues, Fire, Sage-grouse Habitat
UT Chloride 11/12/16 11/13/16 12 12 0 0 Bait or Water Horse Health & Human Safety
NV Little Owyhee (Owyhee Complex) 11/20/16 12/15/16 920 650 718 105 Helicopter Horse Sage-grouse Habitat
NV Outside Eagle & Silver King 12/20/16 12/29/16 100 74 31 0 Helicopter Horse Health & Human Safety
NV Outside Eagle & Silver King 1/6/17 3/31/17 26 26 0 0 Bait or Water Horse Health & Human Safety
UT Frisco 1/7/17 1/15/17 150 90 51 0 Helicopter Horse Research
UT Sulphur 1/18/17 1/31/17 800 400 0 200 Helicopter Horse Public Safety
NV Reveille 1/29/17 2/6/17 145 80 0 30 Helicopter Horse Court Order
WY Adobe Town 2/1/17 2/28/17 300 0 0 0 Bait or Water Horse Research
AZ Black Mountain 2/1/17 4/1/17 110 110 0 50 Bait or Water Burro Research
NV Outside Johnnie 2/1/17 9/30/17 40 40 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Health & Human Safety
UT Cedar Mountain 2/11/17 2/27/17 700 300 0 200 Helicopter Horse Population Management, Fertility Control
ID Challis 2/15/17 4/15/17 150 50 0 30 Bait or Water Horse Sage-grouse Habitat
UT Conger 3/15/17 9/30/17 75 75 0 0 Bait or Water Horse Research
NV Outside Hickison 4/1/17 9/30/17 20 20 0 0 Bait or Water Burro Private Land
WY Little Colorado 7/1/17 7/30/17 300 267 0 0 Helicopter Horse Research
WY White Mountain 7/1/17 7/30/17 212 0 0 0 Helicopter Horse Research
UT Muddy Creek HMA 8/1/17 8/3/17 50 50 0 0 Helicopter Horse Court Order/State Lands
UT Bible Springs Complex 8/4/17 8/7/17 100 50 0 25 Helicopter Horse Court Order/State Lands
CO Piceance/East Douglas 8/6/17 8/10/17 72 72 0 0 Helicopter Horse Private Land
  Nuisance 10/1/16 9/30/17 0 0 1 0 Bait or Water Both  
TOTAL       6,183 3,618 1,975 907      

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  
NM Jarita Mesa 5/4/16 10/31/16 70 70 0 0 Bait or Water Horse  
NM Jicarilla/Carracas Mesa 5/15/16 10/31/16 100 100 0 0 Bait or Water Horse  
      TOTAL 420 370 54 60      

Tentative BLM Fertilty Control Treatment Schedule

State Herd Management Area Start Date End Date 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
AZ Lake Pleasant 1/17/17 3/1/17 0 Burro
AZ Outside Lake Pleasant 1/17/17 3/1/17 0 Burro
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