BLM announces additional protective steps for wild horse and burro adoptions

EUREKA, NV - JULY 07: A group of wild horses wait in a holding pen after a gathering July 7, 2005 in Eureka, Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management is gathering wild horses in the American West, where an estimated 37,000 wild horses roam free. Many of the horses that are gathered are put up for adoption while others are treated with birth control and released back to the wild. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BLM PRESS RELEASE The Bureau of Land Management on Monday announced additional steps it will take to secure the health and safety of adopted wild horses and burros through the Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Incentive Program. “We are committed to the health and safety of adopted wild horses and burros,” said BLM Deputy Director for… Continue reading BLM announces additional protective steps for wild horse and burro adoptions

BLM to gather and remove up to 3,555 wild horses in Southwest Wyoming

VIA PRESS RELEASE / JULY 2021 The BLM plans to start gathering horses in early October ROCK SPRINGS — The Bureau of Land Management is planning to gather and remove approximately 3,555 wild horses from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide Basin, White Mountain and Little Colorado herd management areas this fall. The gather… Continue reading BLM to gather and remove up to 3,555 wild horses in Southwest Wyoming

Wild horses vs livestock on U.S. public lands

AMERICAN WILD HORSE CAMPAIGN Wild horses and burros are authorized to roam on just 27 million acres of public land designated as their habitat, that they must share with livestock. There are approximately 700,000 to 1 million cow/calf pairs authorized by the BLM to graze public lands today. BLM estimates there are 88,000 wild horses and burros.… Continue reading Wild horses vs livestock on U.S. public lands

Biden’s public lands nominee advances with key Senate vote

Cross-posted from the Washington Post, by Dino Grandoni (22nd July, 2021) Tracy Stone-Manning moved one step closer to becoming Biden’s top public lands manager on Thursday as the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced her nomination solely with Democratic support. For weeks, Republicans have adamantly called on Biden to withdraw Stone-Manning’s nomination due to her decision… Continue reading Biden’s public lands nominee advances with key Senate vote

Onaqui roundup ends with 307 horses headed for adoption

This story is so heartbreaking to report. Perhaps you have already heard about it and grieving like we are. We have always loathed BLM tactics in decimating American wild horse herds. This cruel and unnecessary roundup of the Onaqui herd takes the BLM's behaviour to a whole new level of debauchery, chicanery and destruction. It… Continue reading Onaqui roundup ends with 307 horses headed for adoption

Can wild horses help prevent wildfires in the West?

Yes, wild horses can prevent wildfires. It has been proven scientifically time and again. In the article below naturalist William E. Simpson II explains why. It is critical to understand just how important wild horses are to the health of the lands they run. Wild horses are saviours, not destroyers. —Editor. * * * NEWS… Continue reading Can wild horses help prevent wildfires in the West?

Stop the Onaqui wild horse roundup happening now

THE CALL TO ACTION IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU. As of 19th July, you can still tune in to the program regarding Utah's Onaqui wild horses the BLM is currently rounding up by helicopter. Learn what is happening, how it is unfair and what can be done to stop it! Renown wildlife biologist Craig Downer… Continue reading Stop the Onaqui wild horse roundup happening now

BLM to remove ‘excess’ wild horses from Utah’s beloved Onaqui herd

Critics blast feds’ never-ending cycle of roundups as inhumane, anti-science and wasteful. It is with great sadness and with no small amount of frustrated anger we write this post. The Bureau of Land Management plans to remove around half of the Onaqui horses this week in one of the most controversial roundups in years. The… Continue reading BLM to remove ‘excess’ wild horses from Utah’s beloved Onaqui herd

Maybe there are too many cows, not too many horses

Letter to the Editor | Opinion Page | The Washington Post | 6th July 2021 Kathleen Parker’s June 27th Sunday Opinion column, “We have too many wild horses. But this is not the way.,” brilliantly highlighted one aspect of heritage animals’ mistreatment by the Bureau of Land Management. Unfortunately, it also perpetuated the myth underlying the… Continue reading Maybe there are too many cows, not too many horses

Parading celebrities to save wild horses: Does it help wild horses or the non-profits?

PRESS RELEASE There’s no doubt that today, wild horses and burros are in their darkest hour. And human meddling is closing the door on their future. YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 3, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — After thirty-years of non-profit organization advocacy efforts by wild horse activist organizations and over $100-million in donations spent, wild horses… Continue reading Parading celebrities to save wild horses: Does it help wild horses or the non-profits?