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
The U.S. Forest Service is conducting a massive helicopter roundup of 1,000 federally-protected wild horses in the Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory, a 300,000-acre public lands area within the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, California. The intent of the...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.
The BLM began the roundup and removal of wild horses from the Warm Springs HMA in Oregon on October 2, 2018. The BLM intends to subject 100 of the captured mares to the risky and invasive sterilization experiments that AWHC, the Cloud Foundation and the Animal Welfare Institute have filed...Read more
The 1.1-million acre Owyhee Complex is located within both the Elko and Winnemucca Districts of the BLM and encompasses the Snowstorm Mountains, Little Owyhee, Rock Creek, Owyhee, and Little Humboldt Herd Management Areas (HMAs). The Complex has been the site of...Read more