By Rocky Barker as published on the Idaho Statesman “It kind of happened with a whimper,” Idaho’s last surviving caribou was trapped in a net and carried by helicopter from the Selkirk Mountains north into Canada on Jan. 14. The British Columbia Ministry of Forests’s capture ended more […]
Source: The Washington Post By Juliet Eilperin and Lisa Rein “Making false statements to federal officials constitutes a crime…” Prosecutors have begun presenting evidence to a grand jury in Washington in their probe of whether former interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lied to federal investigators, according to two individuals […]
“So Welfare Ranchers get another handout at the expense of YOUR pocket book and the loss of habitat for wildlife on our public lands. More subsidies, more failed federal programs and a slap in the face to the private ranchers and farmers who pay taxes, maintain and care for their own land…the welfare ranchers of the west continue to rape our public lands and reap their private profits. The wild horses, burros and even sage grouse be damned as the most corrupt agency in the federal government continues to pander to special interests and deep pockets. The Department of the Interior’s BLM just can’t shake it’s addiction to cater to hunting, grazing and extraction special interests…and the wild ones are paying the price.” ~ R.T.
Last published 01/09/2011, by R.T. Fitch ~ author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart“ Recently I was engaged in an email conversation, with a group of colleagues, on the issue of the extensive cruelty exhibited by Federal agencies and our government, overall. The discussion was centered on the […]
Source: HorseTalk Nigeria has declared an outbreak of Equine Influenza with more than 3000 equines infected, with reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) suggesting the outbreak is a symptom of the unregulated global movement and trading of donkeys for their skins. International animal welfare charity The Donkey […]
“In his own sniveling words” – Ben Masters “My Term is up and I am STILL a DWEEB” “Three years ago I was nominated to sit as the volunteer wildlife management chair for the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro program where I represented the interest […]
By Christopher Ketcham as published on The New Republic Cowboys and cows are soaking the American West dry The American West faces its fifteenth year of low rainfall, sparse snowpack, and warming temperatures in what climatologists believe is only the beginning of a climate-change-induced megadrought that may last a […]