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In major decision, 10th Circuit rules Wyoming can't force BLM to remove wild horses

By Arno Rosenfeld, Casper Star Tribune

October 11, 2016

A federal appeals court ruling Tuesday bolstered the Bureau of Land Management’s discretion in dealing with wild horse populations by dismissing a case brought by the state of Wyoming against the agency.

Bently Foundation "Wild Night" to Benefit American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

By News Channel 10

October 11, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bently Foundation, partnering with theBently Reserve, has announced the upcoming Wild Night event on October 19th, 2016, to benefit the leading advocacy organization, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), while raising awareness of the plight of America's Wild Horses and the need to protect them.

Appeals Court: Roundup Not Required For Overpopulated Horses

By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press

October 11, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday against Wyoming officials who sought to require the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to round up wild horses from overpopulated herds, a decision praised by horse advocates as potentially precedent-setting for managing the animals across the West.

Federal appeals court in Denver dismisses lawsuit calling for wild horse roundup in Wyoming

By Tom McGhee, Denver Post

October 11, 2016

A federal appeals court in Denver on Tuesday rejected an effort by the state of Wyoming to remove wild horses from public lands across the state.

Major Victory for Wild Horses: Federal Appeals Court Tosses State of Wyoming’s Anti-Mustang Lawsuit

DENVER, CO (October 11, 2016) . . . Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the State of Wyoming against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking the removal of hundreds of wild horses from public lands across the state.

Wild horse advocates seek to block Wyoming roundup

By Associated Press

October 7, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wild horse advocates are seeking a court order to block the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from staging a roundup in the checkerboard region of southwestern Wyoming later this month.

Wild Horse Groups File for Injunction/TRO to Stop BLM Wyoming Checkerboard Roundup

Cheyenne, WY (October 6, 2016) – The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), Return to Freedom, The Cloud Foundation, and photographers Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl today filed a motion for a Preliminary Injuction/Temporary Restraining Orderin U.S. District in Wyoming to block the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from conducting the roundup and removal of 500 wild horses from the Wyoming Checkerboard. The agency has informed the plaintiffs that it intends to begin the roundup in the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin Herd Management Areas (HMAs) on October 18.

Livestock Land Abuse Rampant on Public Land on Public Range

October 6, 2016

While the BLM is focused on alleged wild horse "overpopulation," livestock continue to overrun and destroy the public rangelands.

Conservationists challenge planned 2016 Wyoming wild horse roundup

By David Bailey, Reuters

October 4, 2016

Three conservation groups have filed a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Bureau of Land Management plan to round up wild horses from a part of Wyoming where public and private lands overlap, arguing the action violates environmental laws.

Three groups, led by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, argued in the lawsuit filed on Monday in Wyoming federal court that the plan, set to go in effect in mid-October, violates the U.S. Wild Horse Act, Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.

Wild Horse Lovers Say Neigh to BLM Roundup

By Philip A. Janquart, Courthouse News Service

October 5, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (CN) — The Secretary of the Interior will remove 500 wild horses from public and private lands in Wyoming only with a court order, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign said in a Monday lawsuit.

Wild Horse Advocacy Group Announces Checkerboard Lawsuit

By Sweet Water Now

October 4, 2016

WYOMING — A wild horse advocacy group has announced a lawsuit to prevent the roundup of horses on the checkerboard. The latest lawsuit challenges the BLM’s decision to round up an estimated 550 wild horses from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin Herd Management Areas beginning on October 18.

Close to 300 wild horses gathered in six days

By Holly Owens, Herald and News

October 4, 2016

ALTURAS – Fifty three wild horses were gathered Saturday from the Steele Swamp area at the landowner’s request on the last day of gathering from private and tribal lands within and adjacent to the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory, according to a Modoc National Forest news release