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Tuesday: Nevada Board of Ag to Vote on Giving Away 3,000 Wild Horses

Published on Dec 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 -- Sparks, NV -- Tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017, at 8 a.m., the Nevada Board of Agriculture will consider a proposal (

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Sandoval Administration Sets Stage to Eliminate Virginia Range Horses

Published on Dec 8, 2017

December 8, 2017 -- Reno, NV -- Today the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), the organization that had Cooperative Agreements with the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) to protect and humanely manage the free-roaming Virginia Range horses, is calling on Governor Br

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Conger Roundup Concludes; Research Moves Forward

Published on Dec 5, 2017

The Conger roundup concluded on December 3, 2017 with a total of 111 wild horses captured. 

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Wild Horses: What's Happening This Month in Congress

Published on Dec 5, 2017

December 5, 2017 ... You may have heard that things in Washington are not working very well these days, and we’re here to report that’s exactly correct.

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Horse plan includes birth control, roundups

Published by The Record Courier on Dec 1, 2017

A 10-year plan to manage wild horses in the Pine Nut Mountains includes the use of a contraceptive to reduce the need to conduct roundups.

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Ruling preventing Idaho horse herd sterilization is appealed

Published by Keith Ridler, Idaho Statesman on Nov 30, 2017

BOISE, IDAHO 

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is appealing a federal court ruling preventing the sterilizing of a herd of wild horses in southwestern Idaho that opponents of the plan fear could set a precedent.

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U.S. Senate committee votes to block killing wild horses

Published by Tom McGhee, Denver Post on Nov 29, 2017

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BLM headquarters may move to Utah, representatives say

Published by Liesl Nielsen, KSL News on Nov 27, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management may move from the nation’s capital to Utah or Colorado, according to U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, Utah Republican congressman and head of the House’s Natural Resources Committee.

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Will a Senate bill save thousands of wild horses, burros from being euthanized?

Published by Jeff Horseman, The Press Enterprise on Nov 27, 2017

Advocates for wild horses and burros are lauding a U.S. Senate spending bill they say would spare thousands of mustangs on public lands from being killed.

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Appropriators pick fights on wild horses

Published by Kellie Lunney, E&E News on Nov 22, 2017

Senate appropriators opted to retain traditional language in their new Interior Department spending bill protecting wild horses and burros from being killed or sold, setting up a debate with the House over the controversial issue.

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Unwanted horses of the West

Published by Janie Todorovich, Arizona Sonora News on Nov 21, 2017

President Trump’s 2018 appropriations bill suggests changing a 1971 act of Congress protecting wild horses from slaughter, and cuts the Wild Horse and Burro program by 12 percent. If passed, it will allow for the unlimited sale and slaughter of these American icons of the West.

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