Month: June 2018

Craig C. Downer (Wildlife Ecologist), Jesica Johnston (Environmental Scientist) & Marybeth Devlin (researcher) on the plight of America’s wild horses & burros (Wed., 6/20/18 on Wild Horse & Burro Radio)

Join us for Wild Horse Wednesdays®, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 6:00 p.m. PST … 7:00 p.m. MST … 8:00 p.m. CST … 9:00 p.m. EST Listen to the archived show (HERE!) You can also listen to the show on your phone by calling (917) 388-4520. This show will be […]

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Is Wildlife Fertility Control Always Humane?

“Research into this area has primarily focused on the important aspect of efficacy but this has meant that the associated impacts on animal welfare have only seldom been addressed.” “The importance of natural behaviour, and the ability of animals to experience positive welfare states, is a central tenet […]

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Feel Good Sunday: Father’s Day ~ A day of reflection

“I would like to tip my hat to the Fathers, both two and four legged, who have protected, provided for, nurtured, trained and raised their biological charges with dignity and respect. A good father makes for a better future adult and a better world.
But as we age, many of us no longer can say ‘thank you’ to those family leaders who made us all what we are today. Be it death or illness, our parent is, perhaps, a loving memory or a spirit that still whispers in your ear and keeps us on the straight and narrow.
So for those who can hug their dads and enjoy this day I say revel in it to the hilt…and for those of us who cannot, I offer up this song and video to give you strength, peace and a reminder that you are not alone. May you all have a blessed day” ~ R.T.

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Update: Wild Horse & Burro Legislation

Our sources tell us that the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations legislation, yesterday, with no amendments regarding our wild horse and burros.  At first glance it appears that the bill maintains protections against destruction of healthy horses and burros and sale for slaughter and […]

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