October 23, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management resumes a
roundup of wild horses about 150 miles northeast of Reno on Sunday,
nearly two weeks after a federal judge temporarily halted it due to
With the end of foaling season Saturday, BLM officials say, they plan to begin removing about 200 horses from the northern portion of the Jackson Mountains Herd Management Area.
U.S. District Judge Howard McKibben on June 20 granted part of a temporary restraining order sought by horse protection advocates who say the BLM's own rules prohibit helicopter roundups during foaling season.
He allowed the roundup to continue in the southern portion of the Jackson Mountains because BLM had proven an emergency due to
drought. The roundup there ended June 22 with the removal of 424
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