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Bible Springs Roundup: July 28, 2014

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BLM begins wild horse roundup on July 28, 2014

June 24, 2014: Tour of Humboldt HA bait/trap removal

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By Karen Vineis, AWHPC

On June 24, 2014 I traveled to Lovelock, NV to tour the bait/water trap and holding site where a wild horse removal will begin and continue into the next few weeks. I was met by BLM employee Lisa Ross, as well as the Field Manager for the Humboldt River Field Office. A reporter from the Lovelock-Review Miner was also in attendance on the tour.

Tragedy Unfolds for Tribal Horses in the Pacific Northwest

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For many years, a number of tribes in the Pacific Northwest have been pushing to open horse slaughter plants on tribal lands and to maintain horse slaughter as a market for domestic and wild horses left to breed unchecked on Native American reservations.

AWHPC DEFENDS WILD HORSES AGAINST LEGAL ASSAULT BY NEVADA RANCHERS

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On December 30, 2013, the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) and the Nevada Farm Bureau, acting on behalf of ranchers who graze livestock on public land, filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior and its Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking to compel the government to remove thousands of wild horses from public lands in Nevada and to sell captured mustangs for slaughter.

Burro Stories for Burro Awareness Month

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Following are collected stories from AWHPC supporters about the beloved burro.

AWHPC & American Mustang on Capitol Hill

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Key AWHPC supporter Ellie Phipps Price and AWHPC director Suzanne Roy traveled to Washington last week for meetings with Senators and staff on Capitol Hill and a screening of Ellie’s film, AMERICAN MUSTANG. We were honored that two U.S. Senators attended the film screening – Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who brought her family with her to see the movie. Both Senators are committed to helping improve the plight of America’s wild horses and reforming the broken federal wild horse program.

Ranchers Move Against Wild Horses in Utah

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Early in April of 2014, Iron County Utah commissioners and ranchers gave the BLM an ultimatium: Come up with an immediate plan to remove wild horses from the area or residents will do it themselves.

AWHPC Supporters Meet With Senator Feinstein's Staff in Los Angeles

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On April 25 a group of 16 AWHPC supporters met with staff for Senator Feinstein to request her leadership and intervention to protect wild horses. By taking the time to meet with the Senator's staff personally, these advocates made a strong impression that Senator Feinstein's constituents care about this issue. Their experience can serve as a model for AWHPC supporters in other areas to mobilize in order to get your legislators to stand up for wild horses and sign the Keep Wild Horses Wild pledge.

Eyewitness Report on the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting: April 14-15, 2014

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April 14-15, 2014

Sacramento, CA

PZP Pilot Project to treat Wild Horses in Fish Springs Community

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The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, under the auspices of its parent organization Return to Freedom and in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, has embarked on a pilot fertility control program for wild horses living in the Fish Springs area of Gardnerville, NV. The horses are living in a Herd Area adjacent to the Pine Nut Herd Management Area.

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