# Bureau of land management
This historic site is located 90 miles from Phoenix, Arizona
Thousands of Petroglyphs covering nearly 600 boulders.
Colorado BLM responds to concerns after pneumonia kills 145 horses
A wild horse near La Veta, Colo.Larry Lamsa / Flickr. (Canon City, Colo.) Colorado’s office of the Bureau of Land Management, facing criticism for its roundups and care of wild horses after 145 died in its corrals in April and May, said Thursday it will hold a public information meeting on the issue next week.
Feds buy 160 acres of Western Slope land for public recreation, conservation
A sign for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area.Jimmy Emerson, DVM / Flickr. (Western Slope, Colo.) This week, the federal government announced the purchase of 160 acres of Western Slope land to make it accessible for public recreation and protect cultural and wildlife resources.
Virus identified as cause of death at BLM’s wild horse facility
(Fabian Burghardt on Unsplash) (Canon City, Colo.) An equine influenza virus is likely the cause of the respiratory disease outbreak and related deaths occurring at the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Corrals in Canon City.
Virus likely caused horse deaths, BLM criticized for roundups
Wild horses near La Veta, Colo., in 2015.Larry Lamsa/Flickr. (Canon City, Colo.) Horse flu likely caused the deaths of 95 wild horses in less than a week at a quarantined federal facility where prisoners train the animals, officials said Thursday.
Disease outbreak kills 57 wild horses in two days in Colorado
(Bureau of Land Management) (Canon City, Colo.) A mystery disease killed 57 wild horses in two days at the Canon City Wild Horse facility. Thousands of horses at the facility are quarantined after the outbreak.
Feds want solar energy development on 13,000 acres in southern Colorado
Solar energy zones in south-central Colorado. (The Fourmile East area is no longer available for utility-scale solar development.)Screenshot from a BLM website. (Alamosa, Colo.) The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting interest for utility-scale solar energy development on more than 13,000 acres of public land in the San Louis Valley of south-central Colorado near Alamosa.
BLM keeps 36 jobs in Grand Junction, plans to add more
(Grand Junction, Colo.) Three dozen positions will remain in the Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Junction offices as others relocate to Washington. Although the main headquarters will return to the nation’s capital, reversing a Trump-era shift, the BLM will bulk up its presence in Grand Junction, which will function as the agency’s western headquarters.