News and Noteworthy

On May 24, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management put into place a new policy enabling a buyer to purchase 24 wild horses or burros with no wait time between purchases. This new policy, outlined in memorandum IM 2018-066, and quietly posted online on July 3, 2018, throws wide open ... Read More
January 22, 2019Cory Golden
Overview: Whether motivated by money or politics, those who wish to see free-roaming wild horses and burros captured and removed from our public lands consistently focus on their frustration and tales of these iconic animals destroying rangeland, starving or both. Those of us who advocate for the wild horses and ... Read More
January 19, 2019Cory Golden
As published by E&E NewsSome private landowners contracted by the Bureau of Land Management to care for tens of thousands of federally protected wild horses and burros say they are no longer getting paid due to the partial government shutdown.But they ... Read More
January 18, 2019Cory Golden
  U.S. District Judge James Donato on Thursday granted the U.S. Forest's Service request for a stay of proceedings in lawsuits filed by Return to Freedom and other advocates to stop the unrestricted sale of wild horses captured last fall at the Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory. The Forest Service made the request ... Read More
January 18, 2019Cory Golden
The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to go forward with a roundup of about 80 percent of the wild horses from the beloved herd at the Onaqui Mountain Herd Management Area in Utah. BLM estimates that the population of the herd will be at about 586 wild horses by ... Read More
December 20, 2018Cory Golden
The Bureau of Land Management was set to begin on Tuesday a bait-and-trap operation to remove up to 20 burros that it says are "damaging private property, land and crops" outside the Hickison Summit Burro Range Herd Management Area southeast of Austin, Nevada. According to BLM planning documents, a private ... Read More
December 18, 2018Cory Golden