by Love Wild Horses© It was a century after Nevada’s wild horses first settled into the Great Basin that Congress unanimously passed the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act to protect wild horses and maintain the ecological balance of the public lands they had claimed as their home. […]
Love Wild Horses® is creating a new life saving, eco-friendly and permanent water spring to save 400+ Deer Springs wild horses from drought. This Water for Wild Horses Project installation is scheduled to begin in early April. This past July, just 6 months ago, Love Wild Horses (LWH), […]
Source: New Republic “Every stream on public lands grazed by livestock is polluted and shows a huge surge in E. coli bacterial contamination during the grazing season,” says Marvel. “No wonder we can’t drink the water.” Marvel, who retired from WWP last year, spent two decades haranguing and […]
Public Comment Needed on Nevada Mine that will Use Over 2 Billion Gallons of Water in 10 Years (further threatening wild horses)
This map shows the Gold Bar Mine area, the approximate HMA (in solid red) and HA boundaries(in broken red lines), the approximate Mt. Hope Mine Project area and well field, and the approximate combined Gold Bar Mine and Mt. Hope Mine 10′ water drawdown area (in blue). The […]
Source: CNBC by Jeff Daniels | @jeffdanielsca Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries are scooping up farmland in drought-afflicted regions of the U.S. Southwest, and that has some people in California and Arizona seeing red. Harvesting alfalfa crop Andy Sacks | Getty Images Saudi Arabia grows alfalfa […]
SOURCE: revealnews.org (photo: Associated Press) By Lance Williams and Katharine Mieszkowski / December 3, 2015 It was an anti-government rebellion in the Nevada sagebrush – with hefty taxpayer subsidies for the rebels. In June, tough-talking ranchers in remote Battle Mountain, Nevada, defied the federal government, herding cattle onto […]
Forward by R.T. Fitch ~ Pres/Co-founder of Wild Horse Freedom Federation
“For the past several days I have been in a tizzy over the glamorization of the abusive and destructive horse racing ‘industry’ and last night several advocates reined me in and headed me back towards to wild horses and burros. Sorry, but when it comes to our equines I see no silos.
Crybaby, welfare, subsidized ranchers have been in the news, as of late, for suing the BLM for not, allegedly, upholding the letter of the law by stripping federally protected wild horses from their rightful public range. It’s all about entitlement and greed and what do the likes of these ‘ranchers’ do when things don’t go their way…they break the very laws that they have pledged to uphold.
Before we get to our featured article below, it is important to note that the BLM continues to remove wild horses and burros because of “drought,” or because there’s “not enough” forage and water. We know there is a “man-made” drought because the huge amount of water used […]
BLM to permanently remove 100 wild horses from Little Fish Lake HMA, but allows cattle to keep on grazing
The BLM plans to permanently remove 100 wild horses from Nevada’s Little Fish Lake Herd Management Area, stating that the wild horses are “threatened by lack of forage from within the HMA.” However, the BLM will continue to allow the Wagon Johnnie Grazing Allotment permittee to graze 201 cattle […]
Monster Wells: Despite Drought, Hundreds of Fracking Sites Used More Than 10 Million Gallons of Water
Monster Wells Despite Drought, Hundreds of Fracking Sites Used More Than 10 Million Gallons of Water SOURCE: Environmental Working Group By Soren Rundquist, Landscape and Remote Sensing Analyst & Bill Walker, Consultant Former EWG Staff Attorney Briana Dema and former EWG Stanbeck Intern Elizabeth Kerpon contributed to this […]