Saving America’s Mustangs: A Prospectus
Recently, Madeleine Pickens purchased the 14,000 acre Spruce Ranch and gained control of adjacent BLM livestock grazing allotments amounting to 500,000 acres between Wells and Ely, Nevada.
This private land acquisition and control of the associated public lands sets the stage for Pickens’ intent to create a wild horse sanctuary for 10,000 wild horses in northeastern Nevada.
The Pickens proposal raises many legal and regulatory issues that will need to be addressed by the BLM before any such sanctuary could be created. Read the rest of this entry »