The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Wild Horses and the Bureau of Land Management — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The Sale Authority Change, The Adoption Incentive and Private Corrals at Bruneau, Idaho by Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation Because it has been in such short supply this past year, I am going to start this article with the good. On Wednesday we heard that the BLM had rescinded […]

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Statement on Bureau of Land Management’s Final Decision Weakening Sage-Grouse Habitat Protections — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Come on people, wake up, shake off your complacency and take a long, hard look at what’s happening to your natural resources. The father of national monuments/parks and wildlife and environmental protection Teddy Roosevelt, would be mortified to see the extent of the ongoing rape of the natural world being inflicted upon the landscape and vulnerable wildlife by the BLM and the Trump Administration.

Below from Straight from the Horse’s Heart.  

Source: Western Values Project “This move will impact over 350 species that depend on the “big empty” of the sagebrush sea – habitat that drives over $1 billion in economic output each year from outdoor recreation alone…” After the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released Records of Decision on their final amendments to the 2015 […]

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ACTION ALERT: Please Comment by March 17 to Save the Wild Horses and Burros of Warm Springs in Oregon — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Carol Walker Director of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation We won our lawsuit to prevent the gruesome sterilization experiments that the BLM proposed conducting on 100 mares from the Warm Springs HMA, which is almost 500,000 acres. I, American Wild Horse Campaign, the Cloud Foundation and Animal Welfare Institute blocked the study […]

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BLM Stops Sterilization Experiments, But Returns Very Few Wild Horses and Burros to the Range — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BLM Drops Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments, Plans to Return Very Few Horses & Burros to the Range Burns, Oregon (February 15, 2019)—Wild horse advocacy groups are hailing an announcement today by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to officially abandon any plans to use mares rounded up from Oregon’s Warm Springs Herd Management Area (HMA) […]

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U.S. moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park — NBC News Top Stories

Image: The ruins of Una Vida house built by Ancient Puebloan People in the Chaco Culture National Historical Park
The ruins of Una Vida house built by Ancient Puebloan People in the Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico.Mladen Antonov / AFP/Getty Images file

Democratic members of Congress, tribal leaders and environmentalists have criticized the federal Bureau of Land Management for pushing ahead despite the recent government shutdown.

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The BLM Deletes Information on the Endangered Sage Grouse, Just Ahead of Public Comment Period — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Francie Diep as published on the Pacific Standard “One webpage, now removed, touted the current policies’ successes—and praised the bird’s mating dances…” As the federal government was gathering public input on changes to its plans for conserving an endangered Western bird, it removed webpages describing its current policies, inherited from the previous administration, an […]

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Lawsuit Targets Zinke’s Secretive Program Undermining Wildlife Protection — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

“We’ve already seen Zinke put politics over science in Endangered Species Act decisions, from the Pacific walrus in Alaska to boreal toads in Colorado,” WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to expose a secretive program that denies Endangered Species Act protection to imperiled species like the Pacific walrus. Today’s lawsuit, […]

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Devils Garden Roundup Winding Down, Adoption Push Gearing Up — Wild Horse Education

Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory (WHT) is located just north of Alturas California. The WHT is made up of 300,000 acres of Forest Service (USFS) land and 8,300 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. This page will be updated daily while our observers are at the operation. 11/1: approximately 19 wild horses were […]

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Federal Judge Stops Inhumane Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Carol Walker as posted on Wild Horse Freedom Federation Federal Judge Stops BLM from Conducting Inhumane Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments Portland, OR (Nov. 2, 2018) — U.S. District Court Judge Michael W. Mosman today issued a preliminary injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from proceeding with controversial experiments to surgically remove […]

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Warm Springs update: 226 wild horses captured, 8 dead as sterilization study nears — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: RTF BLM intends to remove about 652 wild horses from the 475,460-acre Warm Springs Herd Management Area… The Bureau of Land Management has captured 226 wild horses and six burros and eight animals have died during the first three days of a helicopter roundup preceding a planned sterilization study of about 100 wild mares. […]

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