BLM offers public viewing of wild horse gather operations in Antelope and Antelope Valley Herd Management Areas
ELKO, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko and Ely Districts announce viewing opportunities at the temporary holding corrals on a limited basis during the ongoing Antelope and Antelope Valley Herd Management Areas (HMA) wild horse gather located in eastern Nevada.
Beginning on September 4, 2019, public viewing opportunities may occur every other week on Wednesdays. Members of the public are welcome to view the temporary holding operations, provided that there are wild horses in the temporary holding and that doing so does not jeopardize the safety of the animals, staff and observers, or disrupt gather operations. All interested parties will meet BLM personnel at the Lages Junction located at the intersection of Highway 93 and Alternate Route 93 at 9:00 a.m.
Interested parties must refer to the Antelope and Antelope Valley HMA wild horse gather page located at https://go.usa.gov/xytAJ for confirmation that viewing will occur and specific instructions related to that viewing date. Information and specific instructions will be posted at the top of the gather page.
The Antelope and Antelope Valley HMA wild horse, bait and water gather operations began on August 10, 2019. For specific information about Antelope and Antelope Valley HMA wild horse gather, please refer to BLM news release located at https://blm.gov/press-release/blm-conduct-wild-horse-gather-eastern-nevada-1
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in the 11 Western states and Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. In fiscal year 2018, the diverse activities authorized on BLM-managed lands generated $105 billion in economic output across the country. This economic activity supported 471,000 jobs and contributed substantial revenue to the U.S. Treasury and state governments, mostly through royalties on minerals.