AWHC In The News

You are here

Advisory board for wild horses meets to discuss how to manage growing herds

Published by Jillian Angeline, KALB on Nov 4, 2019

October 30, 2019

Read more

Controversy ensues over film screening on wild horses, public land issues

Published by Tabitha Mueller, This Is Reno on Oct 28, 2019

October 27, 2019

Read more

Dems in Congress demand update on Interior wild horse plans

Published by Scott Sonner, The Mercury News on Oct 28, 2019

October 27, 2019

Read more

"Horse Rich, Dirt Poor" forum this Wednesday

Published by Terri Russell, KOLO TV on Oct 22, 2019

October 21, 2019

RENO, NV (KOLO) The forum is called “Horse Rich, Dirt Poor.”

Read more

Gloria Successfully Strengthens California Horse Protection Laws, Saves Horses from Slaughter

Published by Assembly Member Todd Gloria Press Release on Oct 14, 2019

October 12, 2019

Governor Newsom Signs Gloria Bill Enacting Stronger Protections for California Horses

Read more

Indy Environment: A wild horse plan in Congress, backed by animal welfare groups, angers advocates

Published by Daniel Rothberg, The Nevada Independent on Oct 14, 2019

October 10, 2019

As Congress takes up wild horses, Nevada is front and center. 

Read more

Controversial wild horse plan headed to Senate floor

Published by Scott Sonner, AP News on Sep 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest and oldest coalition of mustang advocates in the West.

Read more

Massive U.S. geothermal lease sale draws few bids

Published by Nichola Groom, Reuters on Sep 19, 2019

September 17, 2019

(Reuters) - A massive government sale on Tuesday of geothermal energy leases in Nevada generated bids on just 26% of the land parcels offered, with most selling at the minimum price of $2 an acre.

Read more

The battle over wild horses

Published by Karin Brulliard, The Washington Post on Sep 19, 2019

September 18, 2019

ELKO COUNTY, Nev. — Wild horses may be symbols of the wide-open American West, but J.J. Goicoechea watched them warily. Under a bright desert sky, about 20 mustangs munched on the crested wheatgrass meant for the Angus cattle he grazes here on public land.

Read more

Government plan to manage wild horse populations comes under fire

Published by Zach Fitzner, Earth.com on Aug 29, 2019

August 29, 2019

As I have previously reported, management of wild horses in the western United States is contentious, and views differ on what the ‘wildness’ of horses in North America means. 

Read more

Mysterious Burro Killings Unite Frequent Enemies in West

Published by Jim Carlton, Wall Street Journal on Aug 29, 2019

August 29, 2019

Federal authorities and animal nonprofits have more than tripled the reward for information on the mysterious killing of 42 burros in the California desert.

Read more

More Than 40 Wild Burros Have Been Found Shot, Killed in California Desert: 'This Is A Mass Killing'

Published by Christine Pelisek, People on Aug 28, 2019

August 27, 2019

Federal authorities are looking for the culprits responsible for the deaths of more than 40 wild burros in California.

Read more

Pages