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Utah ends inmate wild horse program with BLM

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By Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prison officials said Friday the federal government has 30 days to relocate 1,100 wild horses after the state ended a program in which inmates cared for the animals.

Devil's Garden

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On March 24, 2014 wild horse advocates filed suit to stop the USFS from eliminating thousands of acres of protected territory

FEDERAL COURT ALLOWS WILD HORSE ADVOCATES TO INTERVENE IN UTAH RANCHER LAWSUIT

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SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 10, 2014)…. Late last week, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah granted a motion by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom, photographer John Steele and wild horse advocate Lisa Friday to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Western Rangeland Conservation Association and Utah ranchers against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

BLM to Relocate Utah Mustangs from Utah Corrections' Program

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By Pat Raia, The Horse

More than 1,000 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs will be relocated in the wake of a dispute between the federal agency and the Utah Department of Corrections.

Wild Horse Roundup Will Be Allowed To Move Forward

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By Bob Beck, Wyoming Public Media

The U.S. tenth circuit court of appeals has overruled wild horse advocates and will allow the roundup of nearly 800 wild horses in southwest Wyoming. The Bureau of Land Management will round up the horses in an area where private, state, and federal lands intermingle.

Federal court rules in favor of BLM, Wyoming on wild horse roundup

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By Trevor Graff, Casper Star Tribune

The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday to allow the removal of more than 800 horses form the checkerboard lands in southwest Wyoming.

Appellate Court Denies Emergency Motion and Allows Unprecedented Wyoming Wild Horse Roundup That Turns Over Public Lands to Private Livestock Interest

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Denver, CO (September 10, 2014).... Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit denied an emergency motion to block the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) wild horse roundup in the Wyoming Checkerboard. The motion was filed by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom and wild horse photographers Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl.

BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting: August 25, 2014

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Riverton, Wyoming, August 25, 2014

Doug Gardner releases trailer for documentary, ‘Sea Horses’

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By Robert Joesph Baker, Manning Live

The documentary that local and world renown wildlife photographer Doug Gardner is working on for the next two years is more of a “visual feast” than a film, he said.

Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals

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By Marissa Lang, Salt Lake Tribune

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has 30 days to move more than 1,100 wild horses out of state after the Utah Department of Corrections terminated its Wild Horse & Burro Program, ending a seven-year partnership with the federal agency.

EXPOSED CORRUPTION IN BLM WILD HORSE DIVISION TRIGGERS CALL FOR PROGRAM HOLD

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Washington, DC (September 5, 2014)….The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) today called for an across-the-board hold on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Wild and Horse Burro Program in the wake of exposed corruption and overpayment of approximately $2 million to the Utah Department Corrections Industries for “questioned” and “unsupported” costs related to the holding and training of captured mustang.

Grazing Cattle: The New ‘Invasive Species’

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By Patti Nyman, One Green Planet

Grazing has its place in just about every agricultural system that involves livestock. This includes cows bred to produce “organic” dairy products, or those set to become “grass-fed beef,” who will graze for two to three years before slaughter, or cows bred for their flesh or milk in the factory farming system who will graze for up to one year before being transported to feedlots.

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