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 […]
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. […]
Federally subsidized ‘Good Ole Boys’ spout lies, propaganda and full blown BS to further line their pockets while decimating America’s protected Wild Treasures
“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.
by Katie Fite as published on CounterPunch In early November, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced the Malheur County Empowerment for the Owyhee Act, an astonishingly awful public lands and wilderness Bill The bill is aimed at enriching ranchers and other local interests. It is the […]
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.
Sources: Down to Earth and others The US Senate recently approved $35 million for the ‘Path Forward’ initiative that critics say will wipe out America’s famed wild equines and open public lands to federally subsidized, cattle farming The move is primarily supported by the powerful American cattle and […]
Source: Heber Wild Horses Federally subsidized, privately owned (WELFARE) Cattle being driven on public lands put people at risk. This occurred on July 11, 2019 at Black Canyon Lake in the Sitgreaves National Forest in Arizona. This is a lake where people go to enjoy nature by fishing, […]
In my humble opinion: “If it is possible to be on the wrong side of any issue, self-proclaimed horse eater Dave “Doink” Duquette will be there. Welfare ranchers and Doink make a perfect mix for misinformation, lies and lets get something for nothing. Losers, each and every one. Doink is a reoccurring nightmare that just keeps slithering back into sane consciousness like some sort of malignant cancer. A cure for this parasitical ailment is long overdue. Oh Dave, parasitical means blood-sucking and ailment means sickness, knew you would have trouble figuring that out, I am to please.” ~ R.T.
Source: St. George News “The BLM does not use scientific methods to discern what damage on public lands is caused by livestock “ OPINION — As a Utah constituent located in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, I will not – nor will I ever – consider Chris Stewart the […]