AWHPC In The News
By County 10 News
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Wild horse advocates aren’t thrilled with Gov. Matt Mead’s new lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management. Mead announced the lawsuit on Monday, and members of multiple advocacy groups are speaking out.
By Sweetwater Now
The Cloud Foundation has issued a press release concerning a lawsuit filed by the State of Wyoming against the United States Department of the Interior and the United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over the federal government’s alleged failure to appropriately manage wild horses in Wyoming. Wyoming announced its intent to sue in August.
By Jennifer Harper, Washington Times
Protecting all that wild American territory - it seems like such a nice idea.
By Jennifer Harper, The Washington Times
Protecting all that wild America — it seems like such a nice idea. But there’s trouble lurking with a federal lands package that was recently attached as tight as a deer tick to the National Defense Authorization Act.
By Pat Raia, The horse
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) has issued a statement relative to its recent gather of wild horses from the Virginia Range located in South Reno.
By Steve Timko, RGJ
Horse gathers continue in the Virginia Range between Reno and Fernley and the Nevada Department of Agriculture reminds the public it is illegal to interfere with the round ups.
By Pat Raia, The Horse.com
Members of Wyoming's Select Federal Natural Resource Committee want the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to rethink the way it manages wild horses residing in that state to preserve land also used for grazing privately owned livestock.
By Pat Raia, The Horse
A group of wild horse advocates is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit asking the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to remove excess horses from public and private land in Utah.
By Kristen Moulton, Salt Lake Tribune
Wild horse advocates are asking a federal judge in Salt Lake City to dismiss a lawsuit by Utah ranchers seeking immediate removal of wild horses from the public range.
By Kevin Trout, RGJ
After leaving last week's Stagecoach Advisory Board meeting where the issue of wild horses was discussed —including wild horses being hit by vehicles — Lyon County Commissioner Ray Fierro saw Lyon County Sheriff's and Nevada Highway Patrol vehicles heading east with lights and sirens.
Letter to the editor, Suzanne Roy to the New York Times
“As Wild Horses Overrun the West, Ranchers Fear Land Will Be Gobbled Up” (news article, Oct. 1) leaves unexplored some important questions about how and for whom our public lands are managed. The roundup of more than 800 wild horses in Wyoming provides an answer.