News and Noteworthy

As published by Las Vegas Sun Reorganizing the Bureau of Land Management and moving a sizable contingent of employees from the nation’s capital to the Western United States, federal officials say, will save the government money and connect the bureau’s workers more with the land they oversee.... Read More
August 14, 2019Cory Golden
As published by White Mountain Independent There has been no update from the U.S. Forest Service regarding the ongoing investigation into the deaths of 11 Heber Wild Horses in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in Arizona. But horse advocates have not given up in their efforts to hold the Forest ... Read More
August 9, 2019Cory Golden
Palomino Valley
As published by The Las Vegas Sun The classic image of the untamed horse galloping across the Southwest terrain is a beloved one, re-created throughout American lore and media. It’s also one that is today rife with controversy as some argue that the horses are an invasive ... Read More
August 7, 2019Cory Golden
black mountain burros
The Bureau of Land Management this week will begin a bait-and-trap removal of up to 40 burros from private property near the Tassi-Gold Butte Herd Area in northwest Arizona. The burros have wandered off of public lands and are damaging property and springs on the nearby Seven Springs Ranch, according ... Read More
August 6, 2019Cory Golden
antelope valley
On Monday, the Bureau of Land Management began a planned two-month bait-and-trap roundup in and around eastern Nevada’s Antelope and Antelope Valley Herd Management Areas with the goal of capturing and removing 1,250 “excess” wild horses from their home range. The agency’s stated justification is to “reduce the overpopulation of wild ... Read More
August 6, 2019Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management captured and removed 237 wild horses over eight days in an "emergency" bait-and-trap roundup on the Red Rock Herd Management Area in Clark County, Nev. Ninety-nine mares, 94 studs and 44 foals captured during the roundup, which ended on Monday, according to BLM’s gather ... Read More
August 6, 2019Cory Golden