Statement of American Wild Horse Campaign, April 23, 2019
This is a difficult update to write, but our commitment to protecting America’s wild horses and burros requires us to share it. AWHC has always placed a high priority on working...Read more
(March 25, 2019)... The New Mexico legislative session concluded on March 16, 2019 with a major victory for New Mexico’s wild horses. SB158, if enacted, would have placed the fate of the state’s wild horses in the hands of the Livestock Board, providing a mechanism for the removal of all...Read more
(March 22, 2018) On Friday, March 15th, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a new internal memorandum (IM) related to the window of notice the agency provides the public before roundup operations. This new IM (PIM 2019-004) states that now the BLM will only provide two weeks notice to...Read more
BLM 2018 Data – More Mismanagement of Wild Horses and Burros
· Removals up nearly 70% from 2017.
· Number of horses and burros in holding facilities skyrockets to nearly 51,000...Read more
(March 8, 2019)PART 1: DEVASTATING CONSEQUENCES
According to the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act of 1971, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) are tasked with managing, protecting, and...Read more
In October 2018, the U.S. Forest Service completed its roundup and removal of 932 horses from the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory (DGWHT) in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, CA. Besides losing their freedom and families, these cherished horses have endured ongoing mismanagement...Read more
(February 15, 2019) The Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) was drafted to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of expanding land ranges and modifying associated airspace configurations in the Fallon Range Training Complex (“FRTC”) and...Read more
(February 15, 2019) In what might be considered a Valentine’s Day miracle, the House passed a spending package Thursday night which included funding for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Department of the Interior, completing congressional action to avert a...