By Dave Philipps as published on The New York Times “Nothing new here EXCEPT kill buyers are now paid $1,000.00 per wild equine, your tax dollars, to sell our National Treasurers for human consumption over-seas, sweet…” In a lifetime of working with horses, Gary Kidd, 73, had never […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Michael Kohn as published on OregonLive A barely viable herd of 120 wild horses roaming free in the Ochoco National Forest will be cut in half into unsustainable numbers as part of a management plan which is step one in zeroing out this herd. The 2021 Ochoco […]
Collapse Of Terrestrial Herbivore Populations, Wildfires, And Ocean Acidification – Is There A Link?
By: William E. Simpson II In this article, I put forth a novel thesis that; there is connection between the depletion of large-bodied native species herbivores, wildfires, and accelerating ocean acidification (‘OA’). Let’s first examine what is believed to be currently happening with our atmosphere and oceans in […]
By Don Molde as published on The Sierra Nevada Ally Lots in Common What do coyotes and wild horses have in common in Nevada? Both make the news more than any other animal or wildlife species in the state. Both suffer from the lack of a successful coexistence […]
Courtesy of The Dodo Kids A wild horse got stuck in a big pit of mud! Luckily, some brave people found her, and had just the right tools to get her out. It wasn’t an easy rescue, but they never gave up!
by William E Simpson II as original posted on The Pagosa Daily Post “American wild horses are native species wildlife and are an important natural and cultural resource” Native species American wild horses are keystone herbivores on the American landscape and whose co-evolved symbiosis with flora and fauna […]
Courtesy of RTL Today Down an overgrown country road, three startled wild horses with rugged coats and rigid manes dart into the flourishing overgrowth of their unlikely nature reserve: the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Thirty-five years after the world’s worst nuclear disaster — an anniversary commemorated in the ex-Soviet […]
By Rhonda Ferris as published on The Nevada Independent Opinion I am a former Nevadan who lived and worked in Las Vegas from 1983 to 2001. I am writing because the column by Mr. David Colborne recently published by The Nevada Independent and titled “My Invasive Species is […]