The Cloud Foundation Clarifies BLM Action to Remove Select Young Pryor Mustangs

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Removal of young Pryor Mustangs excludes helicopter use




Despite Armed Standoff, Agency Claims Least Assaults and Threats Since 1996

Washington, DC — Belying armed confrontations and staff evacuations, official records from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management say last year was especially peaceful, according to agency documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). In fact, the total of 15 threats and assaults BLM reports during 2014 is the lowest number of such incidents it has reported since 1996, one-fourth below the prior year and nearly 50% fewer than it reported a decade earlier.

Fact and Innovation: Hope for Wild Horses

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By Laura Harper

June 2015

Imagine, fact-based research working hand-in-glove with the innovative heart to find solutions to wild horse overpopulation.

U.S. Horses Deserve Lasting Protection

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By Matt Berkshadker, President, ASPCA


Last year, the federal appropriations bill for 2015 renewed a ban on the use of tax dollars for inspections of horse slaughterhouses, keeping the vile horse slaughter industry from operating anywhere in America... for a time.

BLM to Bait Trap Horses near Wells, NV beginning July 15


ELKO – The Bureau of Land Management says there will be no significant environmental impact from a horse gather planned next month southeast of Wells.

The agency recently issued a decision on the Wood Hills area water/bait trapping gather. "The ultimate goal is to remove all excess wild horses in the Wood Hills area in Elko County over a period of five years and reach a population of zero utilizing bait and water trapping," the BLM stated.

The horses are not in an official Herd Management Area.

Wyoming Governor Appeals Wild Horse Lawsuit Ruling

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has appealed a federal court decision to dismiss a case alleging that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) failed to manage wild horses appropriately in that state.

Pryor Mountains Mustangs Benefit from Birth Control Vaccine


Editor's Note: While one recent newcomer to the wild horse advocacy scene has made a lot of noise recently criticizing the use of of birth control to humanely manage wild horses, experts and people who have been working in the field for decades to Keep Wild Horses Wild say that the PZP vaccine IS working to stop helicopter roundups and eliminate removals of wild horses from the range. 

Listen to this story on Wyoming Public Media here

Wyoming Files Appeal in Wild Horse Case


CHEYENNE, WY - Wyoming Governor Matt Mead directed the Attorney General to appeal a federal district judge’s decision to dismiss the state’s lawsuit against the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over wild horse management in Wyoming.

The state’s appeal was filed Friday (6/19/15) and will be heard in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

The State of Wyoming sued in December 2014 to require the DOI and BLM to properly manage wild horse populations under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.

BLM Releases 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather Decision



Billings, Mont. (June 17, 2015) – The Bureau of Land Management Billings Field Office has released the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range Bait/Water Trapping Gather Finding of No Significant Impact/Decision Record and Environmental Assessment. 

No Lands Off Limits to Livestock Grazing in Fed'l Plan to Save Sage Grouse


"[N]o lands are going to be placed off-limits to [livestock] grazing," Robert Bonnie, the Agriculture Department's undersecretary for natural resources and the environment, said during the grouse plan rollout in Wyoming last month.


Scott Streater, E&E reporter

Greenwire: Tuesday, June 16, 2015


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