U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
December 18, 2012
In Reply Refer To:
4700 (260) P
EMS TRANSMISSION 12/20/2012
Instruction Memorandum No. 2013-032
To: All Field Office Officials
From: Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning
Subject: Direction for the Sale of Wild Horses and Burros – Interim Guidance
Program Areas: Wild Horse and Burro Program
Purpose: This Instruction Memorandum (IM) is being issued as interim guidance to the field on the Wild Horse and Burro Sales Program. This interim guidance will remain in effect until the Wild Horse and Burro Program (WHB Program) publishes additional guidance on wild horse and burro sales.
Policy/Action: This interim sales program policy will be effective until a long-term policy is in place. The interim policy is reflected below.
Timeframe: This IM is effective immediately.
Budget Impact: There could be budget impacts as a result of this interim policy caused by a greater number of horses being held in BLM short term corrals and long term pastures.
Background: This IM provides interim guidance with respect to the sale of wild horses and burros.
Manual/Handbook Sections Affected: This IM amends section C. Sale Methods of the previous guidance found in IM NO. 2005-101, Direction for the Sale of Wild Horses and Burros.
Coordination: This IM was coordinated among WO-200 and WO-260 staff.
Contact: If you have any questions regarding this memorandum, please call Joan Guilfoyle, Division Chief, Wild Horse and Burro Program, at 202-912-7260.
Signed by: Authenticated by:
Edwin L. Roberson Robert M. Williams
Assistant Director Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Renewable Resources and Planning