Tag: welfare ranching

It’s Always the Ranchers

by ERIK MOLVAR as published on The Wildlife News ” I’ve never seen a rancher pipe up in protest when outrageous lies are uttered by the lobbyists who represent them…” A week ago, I was touring Montana public lands with my 13-year-old daughter. As we approached Yellowstone National Park, […]

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Savagery in the Great Basin

by Katie Fite as published on CounterPunch.org The Bureau of Land Management has spent the pandemic churning out rapacious public land projects at breakneck speed. This includes egregious grazing decisions drastically increasing livestock numbers for powerful ranchers. After complaints, Idaho BLM Director John Ruhs responded that ranching was […]

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Cheatgrass, Wildfire and Livestock Grazing

By George Wuerthner as published on The Wildlife News BLM plans to expand Public Land destruction caused by Welfare Ranching The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is rewriting its grazing regulations to allow more “flexibility” into range management. The agency even proposes increases in grazing seasons and numbers. […]

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BLM’s Grazing Regulations Scoping Public Comment ~ Due March 6th

“Long time advocate and friend, Grandma Gregg, has alerted us to this very important public comment and has gone so far as to allow us to print her communication to the BLM. The importance of posting her words, here, is not to copy and paste them but to give all of us talking points that we can utilize in our own personal comments. She has included BLM contact information in her letter, below. Thanks to all who are the voices for those who cannot speak for themselves” ~ R.T.

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Feel Good Sunday: Video ~ The Mustang Man, Craig C. Downer

Exonerating Wild Horses & Burros, Fighting to Keep Them Free

“If ever there were a link, to forward to family and friends about the plight of our wild equines, this is it.  Your Christmas present to the wild ones could be just that, getting the word out so that more people understand and join with us as we fight to preserve the future well being of those who cannot speak for themselves.  Thanks Craig for a fine job of putting this together and as always, thanks Deb for your assistance with facts and information.” ~ R.T.

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