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Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

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Decision on future of North Dakota wild horses expected next year

About 200 wild horses roam free in a western North Dakota national park, but that number could shrink as the National Park Service is expected to decide next year whether it will eliminate that population.
Advocates fear a predetermined outcome that will remove the animals from Theodore Roosevelt National Park. An extended public comment period ends Friday on the recent environmental assessment of the park’s three proposals: reduce the horse population quickly, reduce it gradually or take no immediate action.

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Wild horses that roam Theodore Roosevelt National Park may be removed, but many oppose the plan

The wild horses that roam freely in North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park could be removed under a National Park Service proposal that worries advocates who say the horses are a cultural link to the past.
Visitors who drive the scenic park road can often see bands of horses, a symbol of the West and sight that delights many tourists. Advocates want to see the horses continue to roam the Badlands, and disagree with park officials who have branded the horses as “livestock.”

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