The Blue Wing Herd Management Area (HMA)
The HMA contains approximately 17,913 acres of unfenced public lands. The terrain in the area consists of north-south trending mountains separated by broad valleys. Elevations within the HMA range from 4,000 feet along the valley floor to 6,592 feet on Black Mountain. Climate is characterized by warm dry days, cool nights and low yearly precipitation that ranges from 4 to 6 inches at lower elevations to approximately 8 inches at higher elevations.
How to get there:
The Blue Wing HMA is located in western Pershing County, approximately 65 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada.
About the burros:
There are estimated to be 36 burros residing in this HMA. The majority of the burros exhibit a gray color pattern, however pinto burros are also found in the area. This HMA is also home to wild horses.