The big roundup in Nevada has begun. But rather than being fodder for a old-fashioned Western, this one is kicking up a fight. Yesterday the Bureau of Land Management launched its mission to capture 2,500 wild horses from public and private lands across the state.
By William M. Welch, USA TODAY (Here’s your national coverage – R.T.) Federal officials have begun rounding up at least 2,500 wild horses from Nevada rangeland, triggering protests from animal advocates who say the trapping endangers these symbols of the American West and condemns them to lives in […]
Roundup Began Today Despite Federal Court Advice, Pending Federal Environmental Complaints and Violation of BLM Promise for Public Transparency Public outrage is increasing as the Obama Administration proceeds with a controversial Christmas week roundup of thousands of wild Nevada mustangs despite a federal court’s suggestion last week that […]
Wild horse advocates held placards and waved down motorists Sunday to protest a federal roundup, by the Bureau of Land Management Monday, of mustangs from private and public lands in Nevada.