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Bad ranchers, bad cows

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By Vickery Eckhoff, The Daily Pitchfork

Livestock have been severely depleting public rangelands for decades

BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

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By The Bureau of Land Management

The BLM is seeking proposals for new off-range pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming environment for wild horses removed from Western public lands.

Monday: Federal Court to Hear Lawsuit Against Massive BLM Wild Horse Roundup

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Advocates Defend Mustangs Against Gov’t and Grazing Association

Feds Look To Buck Wyoming's Wild Horse Management Claims

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By Rebecca McCray, Law360

Law360, New York (February 24, 2015, 7:03 PM ET) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior asked a Wyoming federal court Monday to dismiss a petition from the state calling for a review of the Bureau of Land Management’s refusal to comply with a request that the agency reduce the state’s wild horse population under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.

Wild horse roundup halted

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By Scott Hunter, The Star

A Roundup of wild horses on the Colville Indian Reservation was stopped just before noon Sunday due to mounting pressure from tribal members.

Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

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By Pat Rai, The Horse

A Utah congressman intends to reintroduce legislation that would place wild horses under states' and Native American tribes' jurisdiction rather than in the hands of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

13,000 CITIZENS URGE FEDERAL ADVISORY BOARD IN NEVADA TO PROTECT WILD HORSES

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Petition Delivered at Nevada BLM Statewide Resource Advisory Council Meeting Today

Sulphur Roundup: February 25, 2015

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On February 25, 2015, the BLM began the removal of approximately 100 wild horses in Utah. Jim Schnepel of the Wild Horses of America Foundation was on the ground during the round up.

Vickery Eckhoff: Welfare Ranching

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Journalist Vickery Eckhoff covers welfare ranching in a five-part series

Stand-off over 186 wild horses the BLM wants to release

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By Horsetalk

Plans to return 186 wild horses to the rangelands of Nevada are on hold in what two wild advocacy groups are calling a stand-off between federal authorities and a local rancher and his supporters.

Cattlemen Fight Wild Horse Birth Control Program to Continue Welfare Ranching on Federal Land

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Eureka County, Nevada (February 23, 2015)… Wild horse advocates today blasted a group of Nevada “welfare ranchers” for blocking the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) planned release of nearly 200 wild horses back to the range in the Fish Creek Herd Management Area (HMA).

Rep. Stewart introduces a local approach to wild horses

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By Rep. Chris Stewart

The most valuable life lessons I learned at an early age came from growing up on a dairy farm in Cache Valley. There, my father taught me the value of hard work, education, and good citizenship. I also gained a love and respect for the animals we worked with daily. I still enjoy saddling up a horse for a ride in the mountains with my friends.

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