(November 6, 2018)...Pursuant to the Act, last year, the Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) and the U.S. Forest Service signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for the management of the Salt River wild horses. This agreement allowed the AZDA to contract with the Salt River Wild Horse...Read more
(November 5, 2018) This past Friday, November 2, 2018, Judge Mosman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon heard oral argument on our motion for a Preliminary Injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from surgically spaying 100 wild mares from the Warm Springs Herd...Read more
In an effort to continue our education mission, AWHC sent candidates running for federal and statewide office in Nevada, California, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oregon a survey to determine their stance on protecting wild horses and burros, as well as population and land management....Read more
2018 National BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting:
More Scapegoating - More Mismanagement
Between October 9-11, 2018 the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held its Wild Horse and Burro...Read more
The Warm Springs Herd Management Area (“HMA”) Roundup completed on October 23, 2018. The Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) rounded up and removed 846 horses, 41 burros, and 2 mules. The agency reported that 32 horses died during this roundup.
The Warm...Read more
October 24, 2018... Today, we’re organizing a rally at the U.S. Forest Service Region 5 headquarters in Vallejo, California to protest the roundup of wild horses from the Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory and the pending sale of captured horses for slaughter. Even if...Read more
In October 2018, the U.S. Forest Service conducted a massive helicopter roundup of 1,000 federally-protected wild horses from the Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory, a 300,000-acre public lands area within the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, California....Read more
FS Claim: The horses are destroying the environment.
Truth: In making this claim, the FS omits any mention of the vastly larger number of livestock authorized in Devils Garden. This link shows forage allocations in the Garden – which includes two new grazing allotments...Read more
By now you’ve probably heard about the situation in California, as a thousand federally-protected wild horses are being rounded up from the Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest. Hundreds of these iconic mustangs are in danger of being sold without limitation on...Read more
(October 18, 2018) Yesterday, the Associated Press announced the appointment of Wyoming attorney Karen Budd Falen as deputy solicitor for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). She will provide legal council for the DOI and primarily, the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke. This should be...Read more
A: The U.S. Forest Service is in the process of rounding up and removing 1,000 federally-protected wild horses from the Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory, a 300,000-acre public lands area in Alturas, California.
The Forest Service claims...Read more
19 horses were rounded up andd removed from the Territory on this day. Total number of horses captured: 932. 14 horses have died or been euthanatized, and 3 mares miscarried during this helicopter capture operation.