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|

Hold your horses: Fate of the West’s mustangs still uncertain

 

Note: A broad spectrum of wild horse and animal-welfare organizations support the judicious use of fertility control as a safe, proven and humane solution that would enable the Bureau of Land Management to manage wild horses and burros on the range. Return to Freedom, which has used PZP with 91-98% efficacy rate at its sanctuary

November 2nd, 2017|

Wyoming, ranching group enter lawsuit over wild horse gather near Rock Springs

 

As published by the Casper Star-Tribune
The state of Wyoming and a ranching group have entered into the latest in a series of contentious lawsuits over the presence of wild horses in southwest Wyoming, pitting wild horse advocates against the Bureau of Land Management.

On Tuesday, Wyoming and the Rock Springs Grazing Association were granted permission to

November 1st, 2017|

Advisory Board’s position on wild horses condemned, amid fears of many deaths

 

As published by horsetalk.co.nz

An advocacy group is alarmed over the position adopted by the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board, fearing it will ultimately lead to the deaths of thousands of wild horses.

The board, comprising representatives from a range of stakeholders, meets regularly to make recommendations to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on

October 25th, 2017|

Op-ed: ‘Birth control for wild horses is the obvious alternative to mass killing’

As published by The Hill
By Bill Richardson and Allen Rutberg

This summer, the House Appropriations Committee voted for the first time to authorize killing healthy wild horses and burros. It did so with the full support of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, whose department bears the responsibility for managing wild horses on public lands.

We are appalled.

On one

October 23rd, 2017|

BLM: 25 foals in Calif. corrals may have died of colitis

 

Preliminary results indicate that 25 foals held in a single pen at the Bureau of Land Management’s Litchfield Corrals may have died from colitis, or inflammation of the colon. BLM is waiting for results from additional blood and tissue samples that could point to the cause, according to a press release.

The foals were awaiting adoption

October 20th, 2017|