The Bureau of Land Management’s extensive planning to send America’s Wild Horses to Guyana — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Debbie Coffey, V.P. & Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been making plans to send America’s wild horses & burros overseas for over two years, with very little, if any, transparency about their activities to the American public. I spoke with Holle’ Waddell, the BLM […]

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More than 40 wild burros slaughtered in the Southern California desert; reward offered — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By LOUIS SAHAGUN as published on The LATimes.com “It is one of the largest killings of its kind on public land managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management…” More than 40 wild burros have been found shot and killed along the Interstate 15 near the Nevada state line, Federal officials said on Friday, and they’ve offered […]

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Critic Who Argued for Selling Off Public Lands Picked as New Head of Bureau of Land Management — KTLA

An ardent critic of the federal government who has argued for selling off almost all public lands has been named the Trump administration’s top steward over nearly a quarter-billion federally controlled acres, raising new questions about the administration’s intentions for vast Western ranges and other lands roamed by hunters, hikers and wildlife. Interior Secretary David…

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Op-Ed: Pushing the BLM out of Washington puts our public lands in peril — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Los Angeles Times “County commissioners in the rural American West possess the daunting authority of Afghan warlords, it’s been said. They wield their power by demanding federal agencies do their bidding in the vast expanse of public lands in which the counties are embedded.” By STEPHEN TRIMBLE County commissioners in the rural American West possess […]

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How BLM “researches” their Wild Horse and Burro Usage Data — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The “welfare ranchers” on public lands whine and blame the wild horses & burros for eating too much forage, but the bigger problem is that the Bureau of Land Management turns a blind eye to the impacts of privately owned livestock grazing on public lands. This article by Grandma Gregg rings true today. by Grandma […]

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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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