Senate committee moves to protect wild horses

 

As published by horsetalk.co.nz

The U.S. Senate Appropriations committee has taken steps toward protecting wild horses, in a move welcomed by advocates.

The committee on Monday unveiled a Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill that would bar the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from killing healthy wild horses and burros.

The language was released as part the Fiscal Year

November 22nd, 2017|

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November 21st, 2017|

Senate appropriators pick fights on wild horses

 

As published by E&E News

Senate appropriators opted to retain traditional language in their new Interior Department spending bill protecting wild horses and burros from being killed or sold, setting up a debate with the House over the controversial issue.

The Senate version of the fiscal 2018 Interior-U.S. EPA spending bill, unveiled yesterday, contains provisions that would

November 21st, 2017|

RTF statement on protective language for wild horses in Senate bill

 

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday unveiled a Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill that would bar the Bureau of Land Management from killing healthy wild horses and burros. The language was released as part the Fiscal Year 2018 chairmen’s recommendation and explanatory statement for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. Senate appropriators have stood against

November 21st, 2017|

Senate takes crucial step toward protecting wild horses!

 

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday unveiled the Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill that would bar the Bureau of Land Management from killing healthy wild horses and burros.

“Appropriations herein made shall not be available for the destruction of healthy, unadopted, wild horses and burros in the care of the Bureau or its contractors or for

November 20th, 2017|

Fox & Lake Range HMA roundup ends with 189 wild horses captured

 

The Bureau of Land Management on Saturday captured 37 wild horses on the final day of its helicopter roundup at the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area in Nevada.

BLM reported no injuries among the 24 studs, 11 mares and two foals captured. A total of 189 wild horses were captured at Fox and Lake Range

November 20th, 2017|

Fox & Lake Range roundup, day two: 56 Nevada wild horses captured

 

The Bureau of Land Management on Friday captured 56 wild horses in a helicopter roundup at the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area in Nevada.

BLM reported no injuries among the 24 studs, 25 mares and seven foals captured. A total of 152 wild horses were captured at Fox and Lake Range on Wednesday and Friday.

November 18th, 2017|

Rep. Stewart’s former chief of staff, Brian Steed, named acting BLM director

 

As published by E&E News

 

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has appointed Utah Republican Rep. Chris Stewart’s former chief of staff as the new acting director of the Bureau of Land Management — the latest move in an ongoing, monthslong Interior Department reorganization effort.

Brian Steed, who last month was appointed BLM’s deputy director of programs and policy

November 16th, 2017|

Fox & Lake Range roundup, day one: 96 wild horses captured on partly burned Nevada HMA

 

The Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday captured 96 wild horses during the first day of a helicopter roundup at the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area in Nevada.

BLM reported no injuries among the 28 studs, 42 mares and 26 foals captured. The agency plans to permanently remove 200 wild horses from the herd management

November 16th, 2017|

BLM to capture 200 wild horses from partly burned Nevada HMA

 

The Bureau of Land Management on Nov. 15 will begin a helicopter roundup of about 200 wild horses from the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area about 20 miles south of Gerlach, Nevada.

Brought under control in September, the Tohakum 2 wildfire burned 27,000 acres on the 177,724-acre herd management area, including an area that BLM

November 9th, 2017|