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Description Spatial Attributes

Theme: Wild Horses, Wild Burros, Wild Horses and Burros
Place: Utah BLM, State of Utah

This dataset depicts the Wild Horse and Burro Herd Management
Areas (HMA)which are management units that occur within the
wild horse herd areas when the Wild Horse and Burro Act was
passed in 1971.  The dataset consists of multiple scales of
data that vary from 1:24,000 to 1:250,000 scale data.  This
dataset was originally compiled on:  20010525 and called:
WH_HMA_UT.  This dataset has been renamed to follow the Utah
BLM standard coverage naming convention and USFS jurisditions
for HMAs have been identified and attributed appropriately.

To identify wild horse and burro Herd Management Areas (HMA).
Mandatory (where wild horses or burros existed in 1971).
The information has been input into GIS to help develop
activity plan objectives and for ecosystem management.
For site analysis and display at 1:250,000; For regional
analysis and display at 1:250,000;  For use in planning
and land management.

Supplementary Information
Procedures_Used: Data was gathered from each Utah BLM Field
Office and reviewed by the Utah BLM Wild Horse Program Lead
and revised as necessary.  The data was converted to a
standard attributing format.
Digital sources were visually reviewed on-screen and
technical errors were identified and corrected in ArcInfo.
Related_Spatial_and_Tabular_Data_Sets:  ASPEN database


Status of the data

Time period for which the data is relevant

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