FY24 Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Resource Management- Research

Funding Agency:
Department of the Interior

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking to work with potential research partners for research that will address any of the priorities that were identified in its 2021 Wild Horse and Burro Program Strategic Research Plan. The priorities include: 1) develop and/ or test fertility control methods that are safe, humane, and applicable to female wild horse (mares); 2) address ecological relationships between wild horses and burro and their environments, with studies that may also address the effects of climate change on wild horse and burro populations; 3) studies that would further improve wild horse and burro aerial censuses; develop new insights into wild horse and burro genetics; improve health, handling, and welfare; identify factors that improve horse and burro adoption rates; or address indigenous knowledge of, or human dimensions of wild horse and burro management.


Deadline: Feb. 1, 2024

Agency Website

Amount Description

Maximum Award $500,000
Minimum Award $25,000

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

February 1, 2024