“So Welfare Ranchers get another handout at the expense of YOUR pocket book and the loss of habitat for wildlife on our public lands. More subsidies, more failed federal programs and a slap in the face to the private ranchers and farmers who pay taxes, maintain and care for their own land…the welfare ranchers of the west continue to rape our public lands and reap their private profits. The wild horses, burros and even sage grouse be damned as the most corrupt agency in the federal government continues to pander to special interests and deep pockets. The Department of the Interior’s BLM just can’t shake it’s addiction to cater to hunting, grazing and extraction special interests…and the wild ones are paying the price.” ~ R.T.
by Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bureau of Land Management has released the Environmental Assessment for the Fifteenmile Herd Management Area in northern Wyoming, proposing rounding up and removing wild horses down to the low end of the Appropriate Management Level, 70 […]
by George Wuerthner as published on CounterPunch “… the BLM failed to note that livestock grazing is by far and away the biggest factor in sage grouse decline across the West…” The BLM just released its decision on its proposed Bruneau Owyhee Sage-grouse Habitat Project (BOSH Project) which […]
THE TRUTH #29 – BLM’s big gift to livestock grazing on public lands: Outcome Based Grazing Authorizations (OBGA) allows grazing permittees to increase the numbers of their privately owned livestock and to use more forage for longer periods of time on public lands.
Wild Horse Freedom Federation issues THE TRUTH to share Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents and information with the public. Be sure to subscribe HERE to Wild Horse Freedom Federation, so that you can receive email alerts. THE TRUTH #29 – BLM’s big gift to livestock grazing on public lands: Outcome Based […]
Source: Wild Horse Freedom Federation 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 […]
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 […]
By Christopher Ketcham as published on The New Republic Cowboys and cows are soaking the American West dry The American West faces its fifteenth year of low rainfall, sparse snowpack, and warming temperatures in what climatologists believe is only the beginning of a climate-change-induced megadrought that may last a […]