Tag: BLM

Born to Be Wild

by Taylor Perse as published on Eugene Weekly “Though revered by much of the public, wild horses across the West are also the subject of a 70-year controversy involving locals, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), activists and ranchers…” Their stillness makes them almost imperceptible. But I know […]

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Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness

by Craig Downer as published on The Record-Courier On Sept. 26, 2019, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for a massive reduction of America’s relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. Through an arrogant misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich and Dirt […]

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Standing Up for Wild Burros

by Charlotte Roe The Deportation Playbook The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WFRHBA) of 1971 directs federal agencies to preserve wild burros and horses as an “integral part” of the public lands on which they roamed in 1971 in order to halt their precipitous decline. DOI’s first […]

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