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BLM to hold third public workshop concerning wild horses in the Fish Springs area


blm_logo-300x261-3047733-3446009Carson City, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District, Sierra Front Field Office will hold a public workshop on Wednesday, July 31, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Fish Springs Volunteer Fire Station to discuss the management of wild horses that are located several miles outside the Pine Nut Herd Management Area (HMA) south of Carson City. These wild horses have migrated about 10 miles outside the HMA to the Fish Springs area and are impacting private property.

“The purpose of this meeting is to discuss further the alternatives identified at the last workshop BLM held,” said Leon Thomas, Sierra Front Field Manager. “We welcome everyone interested in these horses and property owners so that we may have a well-rounded discussion.”

Fish Springs is located about three miles southeast of Gardnerville, Nev. The Fish Springs volunteer Fire Station is located at 2149 Fish Springs Road in Gardnerville, Nev.

For more information contact Lisa Ross at 775-885-6107.

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