Water wars threatens wild horses

Assemblyman sponsors A.B. 329 yet received money from Federal Wild Horse and Burro Control Services RENO (February 19, 2012)—Controversy surrounds Nevada Assemblyman and longtime rancher Pete Goicoechea due to his sponsorship of A.B. 329. The bill would redefine wildlife for purposes of access to water to mean any free-living creature that walks, slithers, flies over,… Continue reading Water wars threatens wild horses

Nevada Senate Cmte rejects bill denying water to wild horses and burros

On the afternoon of Friday, May 20, 2011, the Nevada Senate Natural Resources Committee declined to vote in favor of potentially devastating legislation, which, if passed, could have cut off wild horses and burros from water on all lands in Nevada. The Committee instead sent Assembly Bill 329 (AB329) to the Public Lands Committee for… Continue reading Nevada Senate Cmte rejects bill denying water to wild horses and burros