We are publicly posting this letter that Grandma Gregg sent to Joan Guilfoyle, Neil Kornze, Ed Roberson and Sally Spencer:
Joan Guilfoyle, Division Chief
Division of Wild Horses and Burros
20 M Street, S.E.
I strongly oppose the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) plan to send 100 federally protected wild burros—at taxpayer expense—to Guatemala, where they would become working animals. Once outside the U.S., the fates of the burros would be unknown – forever.
This idea flies in the face of the BLM’s legal mandate to care for and protect these cultural treasures here on U.S. soil. It is not only cruel and a waste of resources—it also fails to address the ugly reality that led to this misguided scheme: the BLM’s wholesale failure to manage our wild herds on federal public lands.
As for BLM’s Guatemala proposal:
First off,the Guatemalans will slaughter some (and eventually all) and…
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