Bureau of Land Management
Nominations Open for Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
The Bureau of Land Management is requesting public nominations to fill three vacancies on the national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. The categories to be filled represent Wild Horse and Burro Research, Natural Resources Management, and Livestock Management. Nominations close May 15.
The Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board advises federal managers for
the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management;
and the Department of Agriculture, through the U.S. Forest Service; on
the management, protection and control of wild free-roaming horses and
burros on public lands administered by the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service.
Advisory Board members serve 3-year terms, on staggered-term basis, with one-third of the Advisory Board subject to appointment each year.
Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve
on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Individuals may also nominate
themselves. According to Section 7 of the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and
Burro Act, federal and state government employees are not eligible to
serve on the board.
The BLM is accepting nomination letters that include the nominee’s
name, address, profession, relevant biographic data, references, and specific
category of interest. Send nominations to the National Wild Horse and
Burro Program, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior,
P.O. Box 12000, Reno, Nevada 89520-0006, Attn: Janet Nordin; FAX 775-861-6711.
All nominations letters should be submitted by May 15, 2003.
For more information on the Wild Horse and Burro program and the advisory board, go to http://www.wildhorseandburro.blm.gov/index.htm.