McDonnell, Woehl, and Cope Join Wild Horse Advisory Board
Some research is needed on each of these new BLM board members to see what their stand really is. ~ HfH
From: The Horse
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today that the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture have made selections for the three open positions on its nine-member National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Sue M. McDonnell, PhD, Cert. AAB, of West Chester, Pa., has been appointed for the category of wild horse and burro research; Fred T. Woehl, Jr., of Harrison, Ark., has been appointed for the category of public interest (with special knowledge of equine behavior); and Robert E. Cope, DVM, of Salmon, Idaho, has been appointed for the category of natural resources management. Each individual will serve a three-year term on the board.
McDonnell is clinical associate and adjunct professor of reproduction and behavior at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Also, as a certified applied animal behaviorist, she consults privately on equine behavior and welfare. McDonnell, who holds a PhD from the University of Delaware, co-edited the current leading academic book on horse behavior, titled The Domestic Horse: The Evolution, Development and Management of its Behaviour, published by Cambridge University Press.
Habitat for Horses is always on the lookout for a few great people at our ranches. The work is unique, the animals are special and we want folks who both know and understand the special connection our animals need.