Conditions improve for Spring Creek Basin mustangs

Conditions improve for Spring Creek Basin mustangs

Disappointment Valley’s Spring Creek Basin mustangs and range healthier
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A new water catchment system and birth-control dart program have stabilized the Spring Creek Basin wild horse herd in Disappointment Valley. Today, a manageable 62 wild mustangs roam the 22,000-acre swath of BLM land southwest of Norwood, down from 119 horses in 2007.
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Wild horses in the designated Spring Creek Basin management area are protected under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971.
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BLM’s Justin Hunt and Mike Jensen and volunteer Frank Amthor wrap up their seaming duties on the apron at the catchment project in Spring Creek Basin.
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Ken and Tyler Lausten carry pipe during the work weekend in Spring Creek Basin to install an apron and pipe to the water-storage tank above the corrals.

Conditions improve for Spring Creek Basin mustangs

A new water catchment system and birth-control dart program have stabilized the Spring Creek Basin wild horse herd in Disappointment Valley. Today, a manageable 62 wild mustangs roam the 22,000-acre swath of BLM land southwest of Norwood, down from 119 horses in 2007.
Wild horses in the designated Spring Creek Basin management area are protected under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971.
BLM’s Justin Hunt and Mike Jensen and volunteer Frank Amthor wrap up their seaming duties on the apron at the catchment project in Spring Creek Basin.
Ken and Tyler Lausten carry pipe during the work weekend in Spring Creek Basin to install an apron and pipe to the water-storage tank above the corrals.
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