News and Noteworthy

As published by Los Angeles Times More than 40 wild burros have been found shot and killed along the Interstate 15 near the Nevada state line, Federal officials said on Friday, and they’ve offered a reward of up to $18,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of ... Read More
August 23, 2019Cory Golden
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Since May, 42 wild burros have been found dead with gunshot wounds on BLM-managed public land along the Interstate 15 corridor between Halloran Springs, Calif., and Primm, Nev. The BLM is offering a reward of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person responsible for the horrific ... Read More
August 22, 2019Cory Golden
The Bureau of Land Management has approved an update to the Fifteenmile Herd Management Area, increasing its "Appropriate Management Level," as well as plans to capture and remove about 600 wild horses from the HMA in Wyoming. The AML for Fifteenmile is now set at 100-230 wild horses. Previously, the agency ... Read More
August 20, 2019Cory Golden
As published by E&E News A top Interior Department official said the agency will now begin executing a plan to transfer the Bureau of Land Management's Washington, D.C.-based headquarters to Colorado after the conclusion of a congressional review period passed without objections from lawmakers. Cole Rojewski, director of Interior's Office of ... Read More
August 17, 2019Cory Golden
As published by CBC News Volunteers quietly track throngs of wild horses through the rugged mountain passes of western Alberta. Armed with dart guns, they search for the mares among the herd before silently taking aim. For the past 4½ years, teams of trackers have canvassed a 490-square-kilometre area in the foothills near ... Read More
August 16, 2019Cory Golden
As published by The Charlotte Observer The wild horses roaming North Carolina’s Outer Banks are known for being unpredictable and even dangerous — and this reputation only adds to the mystery why they’re often seen patiently giving rides to big, gawky birds. Proof of this phenomenon was ... Read More
August 14, 2019Cory Golden