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Feds Backtrack on Protecting Bi-state Sage Grouse

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By The Center for Biological Diversity

RENO, Nev.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today abandoned its plan to give Endangered Species Act protection to Mono Basin sage grouse, a small and isolated population of prairie birds in Nevada and California that remain under threat from grazing, habitat loss and mining development. The agency’s decision ignores scientific recommendations for reversing the birds’ steep decline and relies on unproven conservation agreements with state and local communities.

Fertile fillies

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By Georgia Fisher, Reno News and Review

Spring has sprung, which is to say wild horses are having babies and apt to make more in a hot minute. But equine contraceptives, which often come in dart-form from the Bureau of Land Management, have some activists concerned.

California Men Charged With Shooting at Wild Burros

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By Pat Raia, The Horse

Three California men have been charged with attempting to shoot wild burros in a residential area of Moreno Valley.

Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

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By Wayne Pacelle, HSUS

Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect the public from consuming toxic horse meat.

Protected Wild Horses Dying for Ranchers’ Profit

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By James Joiner, The Daily Beast

Wild horses, long an inspiring symbol of the American West, are under attack and about to be dragged away by a group of ranchers in Utah.

Judge tosses Wyoming lawsuit seeking more horse roundups

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By Mead Gruver, Associated Press

CHEYENNE — A federal judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Wyoming officials that sought to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to promptly round up several overpopulated wild horse herds in the western part of the state.

Federal Court Dismisses State of Wyoming Cattlemen’s Anti-Mustang Lawsuit

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Cheyenne, WY (March 21, 2015) . . . Today, the U.S. District Court in Wyoming dismissed a lawsuit filed by the State of Wyoming against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking the removal of wild horses from public lands across the state.

Group calls for release of handsome Utah wild horse that became online sensation

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By Brett Prettyman, Salt Lake Tribune

People with online dating profiles must be jealous. A photo of a 25-year-old wild horse from Utah known as Grulla Stallion 3907 has gone viral.

Over 24,000 Americans Call on Feds to Release Captured Utah Wild Stallion

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Salt Lake City, UT (April 16, 2015)…. Wild horse advocates today sent a petition signed by more than 24,000 signatures to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) calling for the return of a captured 25-year old wild stallion to the range. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) collected the signatures in just two weeks and said the response to the stallion’s plight demonstrates the strength of public opposition to the current BLM wild horse roundup and removal program.

Wild horse chief steps down

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By Phil Taylor, E&E

The Bureau of Land Management's top official in charge of managing wild horses and burros this week stepped down from her post.

Internal docs show BLM made no criminal referrals after Bundy standoff

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By Scott Streater, E&E

The Bureau of Land Management has not asked the Justice Department to prosecute Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy or anyone else involved in an armed standoff last year with BLM officials who were attempting to round up cattle that were illegally grazing on federal lands, according to documents a government watchdog group sued to obtain.

Summer roundup planned for wild horse range in Montana's Pryor Mountains to curb herd size

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By Associated Press

BILLINGS, Montana — Federal land managers plan a summer roundup of wild horses from Montana's Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range to curb the size of its herd.

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