Source: EIN Presswire “The PAST Act moves to the Senate with a clear message—the American people will not stand for animal cruelty in any form.” WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, […]
A note from SFTHH: William Perry Pendley is now a leader of the Bureau of Land Management, as the Deputy Director of Policy and Programs. Pendley’s twitter account handle is “Wm Perry Pendley @Sagebrush_Rebel.” (Author Jonathan Thompson wrote: ““(The) Sagebrush (Rebellion) comes into relief as what it really […]
Source: The Dodo “Tighten your cinch and swallow that coffee ’cause the giggles are a brewing. Just another smile laden video to make your day off a little brighter. Enjoy, my friends.” ~ R.T.
by Charlotte Roe Update and Observations Introductory Capsule The BLM’s National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board (AB) July 9-11, 2019 meeting in Boise, Idaho was largely a staged event. The 9-member Board convened with a bare quorum present — two members including the sole wild horse advocate, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Source: USA TODAY “Groundwater pumping also can draw away water that would otherwise flow in rivers and streams. In a separate study, scientists found that groundwater pumping has caused the flow in U.S. rivers to decline by as much as half over the past century.” Ian James USA […]