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Independent Scientists, American Public, Members of Congress and Celebrities to BLM: Reform Wild Horse Program

Published on Jun 11, 2013

By Suzanne Roy, Special to Huffington Post

Americans from all backgrounds are coming together to tell the BLM that its approach to wild horses must be overhauled.

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Congress will have to step in to resolve wild horse issues

Published on Jun 10, 2013

By Reno Gazette Journal

For anyone who sees the absurdity of a public lands management policy that features more “wild” horses in publicly funded pens across 10 Western states than running free, last week’s report by the National Science Academy’s National Research Council on the BLM’s wild horse and burro program was vindication.

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After Wild Horse Report, Jewell Faces First Moment of Truth at Interior

Published on Jun 9, 2013

By Andrew Cohen, The Atlantic

In his February speech nominating her for the position of Secretary of the Interior, President Obama noted that Sally Jewell's aptitude test in high school "showed she had a knack for mechanical reasoning and spatial ability."

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Fertility drugs, nature better than horse roundups

Published on Jun 6, 2013

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

RENO, Nev. -- A scathing independent scientific review of wild horse roundups in the West concludes the U.S. government would be better off investing in widespread fertility control of the mustangs and let nature cull any excess herds instead of spending millions to house them in overflowing holding pens.

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Scientific review criticizes government roundups of wild horses

Published on Jun 5, 2013

By Lisa Myers, Senior Investigative Correspondent, NBC News

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Nat'l Coalition Calls on Interior Sec to Halt Wild Horse Roundups in Wake of Independent Report

Published on Jun 5, 2013

Washington, DC (June 5, 2013) The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, and its founding coalition partner Return to Freedom are calling for an immediate halt to the roundup and removal of wild horses from western public lands in light of a scathing report released today by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

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The National Academy of Sciences Delivers Scathing Rebuke of BLM Wild Horse Program

Published on Jun 5, 2013

In 1982, the National Academy of Science (NAS) noted the lack of scientific basis for many of BLM’s critical wild horse and burro management decisions

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Exciting horse fossil discovery in Nevada desert

Published on Jun 5, 2013

By Horse Talk

Scientists excavating an Ice Age mammoth skeleton from the Tule Springs area north of Las Vegas, Nevada, uncovered the remains of a second animal that is causing more excitement than the original find: a skull and lower jaw of an extinct horse species

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Majority of Americans Want Wild Horses Protected, National Poll Reveals

Published on Jun 4, 2013

Just as the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is scheduled to release to the media a report on its review of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Program, the American Wild Horse Preservation (AWHPC) and its parent organization Return to Freedom (RTF) are making public a national poll that tested, for the first time, the perceptions of Americans about wild horses and the federal program that manages them in the West.

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ASPCA Welcomes U.S. House Passage of Bill to Protect North Carolina Wild Horse Herd

Published on Jun 4, 2013

By ASPCA

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing, without opposition, the Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act (H.R. 126)

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Drought prompts plan to remove wild horses in Nev.

Published on May 27, 2013

By Associated Press

RENO, Nev. —Federal land managers say the drought is prompting plans to remove an unspecified number of wild horses from a large swath of the range in northeastern Nevada - two years after they removed some 1,400 mustangs from the same area.

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Wild Horse Exhibit at Reno Int'l Airport

Published on May 23, 2013
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