by Carol Walker as published on Wild Hoofbeats “The BLM should raise the Appropriate Management Level for the Red Desert Complex wild horse populations…” The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a massive roundup and removal of 2,096 horses, or 80% of the 2,620 horses in the […]
BLM’s Requested Budget Cuts of $10 Million From Wild Horse & Burro Program Could Spell ‘Slaughter’ For Our Wild Equines
Story by Kristen Kovatch as published on Horse Nation Language in the Bureau of Land Management fiscal year 2018 budget justification, released Tuesday, specifically requests “the ability to conduct sales without limitations.” The new 2018 budget proposal calls for a 9.2% reduction in spending for the Department of […]
reported by R.T. Fitch “We were attempting to keep only good news and articles flowing during the holiday season but this announcement just broke, today. Currently Ginger Kathrens is the only qualified person serving on the present board and she is, likewise, the only member to vote against […]
by Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation, WHFF – as published on WildHoofBeats.com Less than 2 years ago, the Bureau of Land Management illegally rounded up and removed 1273 wild horses from 2.4 million acres of public and private lands in Wyoming. 71% of this land is public […]
By Joseph Perticone as published on CNSnews.com “Brought to you by the same lovely people who are mismanaging our wild horses & burros into oblivion!” ~ R.T. (CNSNews.com) — Wildfire management employees at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) used government charge cards to by $799,000 worth of […]
Next Saturday, September 28, is the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day, and we invite you to celebrate by joining volunteers of all ages to help spruce up our nation’s public lands. From youth to elderly groups to the Let’s Move Campaign, all kinds of volunteers will […]
Everything You Wanted to Know About Sally Jewell but were Afraid to Ask (unedited) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated outdoor business executive Sally Jewell to lead the Interior Department. Obama said Jewell, president and chief executive at REI, has earned national recognition for her support […]
WASHINGTON, DC – Bureau of Land Management Director Robert Abbey announced today that he will retire from public service at the end of May to rejoin his family full-time in Mississippi. Appointed by President Obama in 2009, Director Abbey’s three-year tenure in leadership of the nation’s largest land management agency marks the culmination of a 34 year career of state and federal service.
by Andrew Cohen as published in the Atlantic Contradictions Run Deep within the BLM Here is Wyoming’s pitch-pure tourism advertisement now playing on television. It’s called “Don’t Fence Me In” and it features beautiful natural scenes, including a herd of horses running upon the open prairie. Before I dive briefly back into […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – A federal judge refused to dismiss wildlife groups’ lawsuit over the federal roundup of more than 1,500 wild horses and burros in northeast California and northwest Nevada.