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Cedar Mountain Roundup, February 2017

The Cedar Mountain roundup began on February 11, 2017 in Skull Valley, Utah. 

Bad Reviews For New Anti-Animal Welfare Film

Anti animal welfare industry group Protect the Harvest's new propaganda film to promote slaughtering America's wild horses has received scathing reviews.

BLM Lays Groundwork to Eliminate Wyoming Wild Horses

February 2, 2017

The BLM has  announced that it will begin to capture wild mares in Wyoming this month for the purpose of affixing radio collars around their necks to study their movement in the Adobe Town HMA.

Utah Congressman drops plans to sell off public lands amidst outcry from hunters

February 2, 2017 Outcry from hunting and conservation groups has caused Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz to drop a bill that would have authorized the federal government to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands in ten Western states. Yesterday, Chaffetz tweeted that "groups I care about fear it sends the wrong message... I hear you and HR 621 "dies tomorrow."

Reveille Roundup: February 1, 2017

Day 3: February 1, 2017

45 wild horses were captured, and there was one death. According to BLM, she was 20 year-old  mare, with a  body condition of  2, but met euthanasia criteria #2.

Why are these Nevada wild horses being rounded up?

January 30, 2017

While the huge BLM Sulphur roundup in Utah is ongoing, the agency will launch another assault on wild horses beginning today in the Reveille Herd Management Area (HMA) in Nevada.

Citizens standing up for wild horses in Nevada

January 27, 2017

Yesterday, January 26, 2017, was an example of what can happen when people stand up and speak out for wild horses. More than 60-70 wild horse advocates from northern Nevada attended the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) local Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting in Carson City to urge the RAC to support the local community partnership with the BLM to manage wild horses living in the Fish Springs area of the Pine Nut Mountains Herd Area.

Future of Public Lands and Wild Horses Topics at Ryan Zinke’s Interior Secretary Confirmation Hearing

January 19, 2017

At a three-hour confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), President Elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Interior, fielded a wide range of questions spanning about climate change, energy development, national monuments and tribal sovereignty.

House opens door for transfer of federal lands: Will Trump play ball?

January 14, 2017

While we are gearing up for a fight over horse slaughter and budget language that would allow BLM to strip wild horses and burros of federal protection and hand them over to state and local agencies that actively lobby for mass roundups and slaughter, a larger issue will play out in Congress. The future of our public lands is at stake. This month, Congress passed legislation that would make it easier to turn over federal lands to states, tribes and even businesses. Will the new Trump Administration, including Interior Secretary nominee Ryan Zinke, go along?

It's almost Christmas, and what's the BLM doing?

December 23, 2016

It's almost Christmas, and what's the BLM doing? Rounding up wild horses with helicopters, of course.

18 Wild Horses Die, 1,430 Lose Their Freedom in Nevada Roundup

December 6, 2016

The largest Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundup in two years ended on Friday,

BLM Proceeds with Ridiculous Study on Wild Mares

November 18, 2016

The Wyoming File is reporting that the BLM is proceeding with a radio collar study on wild mares in the Adobe Town Herd Management Area in Wyoming.