The state of Wyoming has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have failed to managed wild horse herds in that state. Meanwhile, a University of Wyoming rangeland specialist has released the results of a study evaluating how wild horses and cattle graze the rangelands.
HEBER, Arizona — Residents in the eastern Arizona town of Heber are in disagreement with federal officials over whether free-roaming horses that have become part of the local landscape deserve to remain free. The U.S Forest Service believes most of the horses trotting around on the public land are actually lost or abandoned.
John Holland, the president of the Equine Welfare Alliance, examines possible scenarios following the European Union’s ban affecting horsemeat shipments from Mexico. He predicts short-term instability, but believes the US market could not hope for a better set of circumstances to kick on and put the slaughter trade behind it.
On Dec 9, the Washoe County Commission signed and unanimously voted in favor of the Resolution for Wild Horse and Burro Protection in Northern Nevada. Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund joins in the celebration of this momentous occasion as it prepares for the launch of a cooperative agreement between the State of Nevada and local and national non-profit organizations to humanely manage the historic Virginia Range horses.
Three young chestnut, black and chocolate-colored stallions from the wild herd that roams the forest here spent a recent Friday morning lazing in a clearing, offering no clarity on where they came from.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK — Dan Baker is not like an expectant dad waiting to find out if it’s a boy or a girl. He’s the opposite, hoping to hear that all the pregnancy tests come back negative.
(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.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say all but one of 97 new oil and gas leases offered at auction in Nevada went unsold because of uncertainty about future protection of the sage grouse.