Pancake Comment Period Almost Over — Western Horse Watchers Association

A news release published yesterday by Friends of Animals urges you to tell the BLM that you oppose the removal of wild horses from the Complex. Don’t do it.  BLM already knows that. The problem is in the RMPs listed in Section 1.0 of the Draft EA and those documents are not up for review […]

Pancake Comment Period Almost Over — Western Horse Watchers Association

House Committee Votes to Hand BLM $102,000,000 to Steal Freedom and Families from 20,000 Federally Protected Wild Horses, Annually — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Well, they did it. The U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2021 Interior appropriations legislation doling out to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) $102 million for its wild horse and burro program; which the agency said that it intended to use the funding to cruelly round up as many as 20,000 protected, […]

House Committee Votes to Hand BLM $102,000,000 to Steal Freedom and Families from 20,000 Federally Protected Wild Horses, Annually — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The Bureau of Land Management’s nefarious, brutal plan for Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Ginger Kathrens & Charlotte Roe as published on The Washington Examiner Environmental travesties are on the rise, many obscured by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the biggest ones will soon be taken up by Congress. In its long-overdue report to Congress, the Bureau of Land Management proposes capturing and removing 220,000 wild horses and burros over 10 years to achieve […]

The Bureau of Land Management’s nefarious, brutal plan for Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

When Public Comments Aren’t Public: Land Agency Holding Records — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Bobby Magill as published on Bloomberg Law Usually when public comments are filed with a federal agency, they are made, well, public. Not so for the Bureau of Land Management, which is demanding that in some cases, such comments only be obtained through the cumbersome Freedom of Information Act. Critics say the BLM’s action […]

When Public Comments Aren’t Public: Land Agency Holding Records — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Range Creek Roundup Starts Next Week — Western Horse Watchers Association

BLM said today that that approximately 125 wild horses will be gathered from the Range Creek HMA in Carbon County, UT, starting July 1. The operation will be carried out with helicopters and will be open to public observation. The HMA covers 55,023 acres and has an AML of 125, for an aimed-at stocking rate […]

Range Creek Roundup Starts Next Week — Western Horse Watchers Association

Savagery in the Great Basin — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Katie Fite as published on CounterPunch.org The Bureau of Land Management has spent the pandemic churning out rapacious public land projects at breakneck speed. This includes egregious grazing decisions drastically increasing livestock numbers for powerful ranchers. After complaints, Idaho BLM Director John Ruhs responded that ranching was an essential service. At the same time, […]

Savagery in the Great Basin — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BLM AGAIN Releases Fraudulent Population Statistics for Wild Horses and Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Grandma Gregg “BLM states biologically impossible annual wild horse population rates…” photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently posted their annual Wild Horse and Burro Herd Statistics. As in previous years, BLM’s report is full of obviously false, biologically impossible population growth data. WHY is […]

BLM AGAIN Releases Fraudulent Population Statistics for Wild Horses and Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BLM to accelerate roundups and surgically sterilize America’s wild horses — Tuesday’s Horse

Wild Horse Sell Out Plan Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations awarded $21 Million to the Bureau of Land Management for the roundup, removal and long-term holding of 15,000-20,000 wild horses and burros in a single year from western public lands. Misleadingly billed as a “path forward,” this proposal is actually a path to destruction for America’s […]

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Last Push: Please Comment Now to Stop BLM’s Plans to Wipe Out 40% of Wyoming’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Debbie Coffey as published on Wild Hoofbeats Comments Are Due by April 30. Please Submit Your Comments Today. Please Comment Today to Stop BLM’s Plans to Wipe Out 40% of Wyoming’s Wild Horses so Privately Owned Livestock Can Run Roughshod Over Public Lands The BLM wants to remove 4,000 wild horses from four Herd […]

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D.C. District Court Rejects Challenge to BLM Wild Horse Removal Decisions — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Duane Morris LLP The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently rejected claims challenging actions by the U.S. Department of Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to remove wild horses from an area of federal land in Nevada known as the Caliente Complex. In 2008, BLM issued a resource […]

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