The Department of Agriculture predicts that, by 2050, the number of acres burned annually could triple. The causes of increased fire risk are complex, but one factor is the increased fuel due to restrictions on timber harvesting and past fire suppression…

“I think there will be an implosion...If we continue down the path of unregulated growth,wild horse populations will continue to expand to 100,000, 120,000, 150,000, [or] maybe more...When that happens, natural regulation will take place. Wild horses and burros would…