Thanks to everyone who showed up! We learned a lot! Ben Noyes, the Ely Wild Horse and Burrow Specialist explained the strategies of the helicopter pilots and the crew on the ground at the catch pen. We were able to watch four groups of horses being herded by helicopter into the catch pen. Once gathering was done for the day, we discussed various employment opportunities with the BLM with the Ely Distric Manager, Pete McFadden and the Calente Field Manager, Cam Boyce. Our day concluded with a tour of the holding pens where we were shown how the wild horses are counted and sorted. This was a valuable experience and an excellent networking opportunity for all involved.