Groups seek protection for North American wild horses under Endangered Species Act

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PRESS RELEASE June 10, 2014 — Friends of Animals (FoA) and The Cloud Foundation have filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list North American wild horses on public lands as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) since the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act (WHBA), which was… Continue reading Groups seek protection for North American wild horses under Endangered Species Act

10,000 citizens protest Feds’ plan to round up and send wild horses to slaughter

AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE Denio, NV (September 5, 2013) -- A national wild horse advocacy coalition– joined by thousands of American citizens – is making a last-minute plea to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to rein in her Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), which plans to launch a massive roundup of wild horses… Continue reading 10,000 citizens protest Feds’ plan to round up and send wild horses to slaughter

Federal lawmakers urge action over wild horses

HORSETALK reports: A LETTER from 30 lawmakers is urging US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the Bureau of Land Management’s controversial wild horse and burro management program. It follows a recent National Academy of Sciences (NAS) review, which criticised the bureau’s program as being costly, unsustainable, and employing strategies which encouraged high population growth… Continue reading Federal lawmakers urge action over wild horses

Obama nominates oil and gas playmate Sally Jewell to replace Salazar

SOURCE: KFWB NEWS TALK RADIO 980 WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2012) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated outdoor business executive Sally Jewell to lead the Interior Department. Obama said Jewell, president and chief executive at REI, has earned national recognition for her support of outdoor recreation and habitat conservation. He also noted her experience as… Continue reading Obama nominates oil and gas playmate Sally Jewell to replace Salazar