News and Noteworthy

Annabelle portrait P.IANES. July 2018
The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday named two new National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board members and the re-appointment of a third in advance of its Oct. 29-31 meeting in Washington, D.C. Susan McAlpine of Kingman, Ariz., has been appointed to represent humane advocacy, replacing Ginger Kathrens of The Cloud Foundation, ... Read More
October 17, 2019Cory Golden
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Roy Dunlap Foundation pledges $32,000 to reward fund in cooperation with Return to Freedom The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting deaths of 46 wild burros in California has grown to $100,000, following a $32,000 pledge from the Roy Dunlap Foundation. Anyone with information about the ... Read More
October 16, 2019Cory Golden
SILURIAN VALLEY, CA – OCTOBER 9, 2014: Wild burros hang out near a dry lake bed in front of the Silu
As published by High Country News Death Valley National Park is stunningly barren. Silt hillsides crowned with rock and scree give way to dry streambeds and barren salt flats, the air dancing under a pitiless sun. The largest park in the lower 48 states, it contains the lowest elevation ... Read More
October 16, 2019Cory Golden
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  As published by Herald and News Although forest personnel are still tagging, cataloging and caring for Devil’s Garden Horses gathered in 2019, more than 300 are now ready to be viewed and selected for transport to their new homes, according to a Modoc National Forest news release. Responding to ... Read More
October 15, 2019Cory Golden
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday, Oct. 12, signed into law A.B. 128, a measure intended to further protect wild and domestic horses from slaughter. Authored by Assemblymember Todd Gloria, D-San Diego, A.B. 128 requires the operators of animal auction yard to: --determine and post online any identifying brand, ... Read More
October 12, 2019Cory Golden
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Adoptions will begin as soon as Oct. 15 for wild horses captured during the recently completed helicopter roundup at the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory in Northern California. A total of 499 wild horses were captured and removed from California's largest remaining wild horse herd. The U.S. Forest Service reported no ... Read More
October 10, 2019Cory Golden