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Utah Congressman drops plans to sell off public lands amidst outcry from hunters

Published on Feb 8, 2017

February 2, 2017

Outcry from hunting and conservation groups has caused Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz to drop a bill that would have authorized the federal government to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands in ten Western states. Yesterday, Chaffetz tweeted...

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BLM Lays Groundwork to Eliminate Wyoming Wild Horses

Published on Feb 8, 2017

February 2, 2017

The BLM has  announced that it will begin to capture wild mares in Wyoming this month for the purpose of affixing radio collars around their necks to study their movement in the Adobe Town HMA.

This research was originally planned for the Red Desert Complex but was...

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Citizens standing up for wild horses in Nevada

Published on Feb 8, 2017

January 27, 2017

Yesterday, January 26, 2017, was an example of what can happen when people stand up and speak out for wild horses. More than 60-70 wild horse advocates from northern Nevada attended the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) local Resource Advisory Council (RAC)...

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House opens door for transfer of federal lands: Will Trump play ball?

Published on Feb 8, 2017

January 14, 2017

While we are gearing up for a fight over horse slaughter and budget language that would allow BLM to strip wild horses and burros of federal protection and hand them over to state and local agencies that actively lobby for mass roundups and slaughter, a larger issue...

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5 Photos That Will Inspire You To Join The Fight For Wild Horses

Published on Feb 8, 2017
In the wild, horses naturally live in organized social groups called “bands.” Family bands include a dominant stallion, his mares, juveniles who have not yet left their families, and foals.

Wild mares are extremely protective of their foals, maintaining close... Read more

Future of Public Lands and Wild Horses Topics at Ryan Zinke’s Interior Secretary Confirmation Hearing

Published on Feb 8, 2017

January 19, 2017
At a three-hour confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), President-Elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Interior, fielded a wide range of questions spanning many issues from climate change and energy development to national monuments and...

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Why are these Nevada wild horses being rounded up?

Published on Feb 8, 2017

 

January 30, 2017

 

*Read our reports from the range.

While the huge BLM Sulphur roundup in Utah is ongoing, the agency will launch another assault on wild horses beginning today in the Reveille Herd...

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Utah Congressman drops plans to sell off public lands amidst outcry from hunters

Published on Feb 8, 2017

February 2, 2017

Outcry from hunting and conservation groups has caused Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz to drop a bill that would have authorized the federal government to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands in ten Western states. Yesterday, Chaffetz tweeted...

Read more

BLM Lays Groundwork to Eliminate Wyoming Wild Horses

Published on Feb 8, 2017

February 2, 2017

The BLM has  announced that it will begin to capture wild mares in Wyoming this month for the purpose of affixing radio collars around their necks to study their movement in the Adobe Town HMA.

This research was originally planned for the Red Desert Complex but was...

Read more

Citizens standing up for wild horses in Nevada

Published on Feb 8, 2017

January 27, 2017

Yesterday, January 26, 2017, was an example of what can happen when people stand up and speak out for wild horses. More than 60-70 wild horse advocates from northern Nevada attended the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) local Resource Advisory Council (RAC)...

Read more

Future of Public Lands and Wild Horses Topics at Ryan Zinke’s Interior Secretary Confirmation Hearing

Published on Feb 8, 2017

January 19, 2017
At a three-hour confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), President-Elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Interior, fielded a wide range of questions spanning many issues from climate change and energy development to national monuments and tribal...

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It's almost Christmas, and what's the BLM doing?

Published on Dec 23, 2016

December 23, 2016

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It's almost Christmas, and what's the BLM doing? Rounding up wild horses with helicopters, of course. 

The agency gave the public just one day notice of its plans to capture and remove...

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