URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES and BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM and USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS and CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SENATORS TO STOP THIS HORRENDOUS $102-MILLION APPROPRIATION. The unanimously passed Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (WFHBA) should be protecting America’s last remaining wild horses and burros. But our federal government has been either eliminating or reducing them to mere token, non-viable population levels upon their […]

URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES & BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM & USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS & CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Yosemite: Bears First, Please. 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings

The East Bay Times reports Four black bears have been hit by cars in Yosemite National Park over the last three weeks, leading rangers to urge motorists visiting the famed Sierra Nevada destination to slow down in a summer in which the human traffic has been cut in half because of the coronavirus. Read more Yosemite: 4 […]

Yosemite: 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration Proposes New Limits on Protecting Endangered Species Habitat — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release The Trump administration issued a new proposal today that will severely limit the government’s ability to protect habitat that imperiled animals and plants will need to survive and recover. The proposal, the latest in its attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act, focuses on a crucial aspect of the […]

Trump Administration Proposes New Limits on Protecting Endangered Species Habitat — Natural History Wanderings

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

NWF Press Release (NEW ORLEANS April 7, 2020) — The National Wildlife Federation report from Restore The Gulf website summarizes the latest information available about ten wildlife species that were affected by the “ecosystem-level injury to the northern Gulf of Mexico.” as well as the restoration efforts underway — what constitutes the largest ecosystem restoration […]

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release from American Bird Conservancy Up to One Billion Birds May Be Killed Annually in Building Collisions, New Study Says Low-Rise Buildings and Residences Pose Bigger Mortality Threat than Skyscrapers (Washington, D.C., February 7, 2014) In the most comprehensive study of its kind, involving the review and analysis of almost two dozen studies and […]

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration Guts National Environmental Policy Act — Natural History Wanderings

EarthJustice News Release Final Council on Environmental Quality regulations to trigger legal challenges The Trump administration finalized its proposal to gut more than 40 years of settled environmental law. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released the final text of a sweeping rule which will eviscerate core components of the National Environmental Policy […]

Trump Administration Guts National Environmental Policy Act — Natural History Wanderings

From The Los Angeles Times (Sammy Roth): If, like me, you live in Los Angeles — or Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix or Salt Lake City — you drink water from the Colorado River. You probably eat vegetables grown with Colorado River water, and maybe you eat beef fed on alfalfa grown with Colorado River water. […]

via A long-simmering water battle comes to a boil in Southern California — The Los Angeles Times #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification — Coyote Gulch

Message from Equine Advocates Take Action: Our Wild Horses and Burros Need Your Help The Bureau of Land Management is still working to get Congressional approval for its “Path Forward” plan. We at Equine Advocates (and Wild Horse Freedom Federation) strongly oppose this plan, as it is more of a path “backward” for our nation’s […]

via URGENT: America’s Wild Horses and Burros are on the verge of EXTINCTION — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Dear Kevin, The state of Washington has killed 31 endangered wolves since 2012. Of those, 26 were shot in the Colville National Forest of northeast Washington on behalf of the same cattle rancher—Diamond M Ranch—which grazes its cattle across 78,000 acres of federal public lands.The specifics are horrifying and barbaric: First, in 2012, the Washington […]

via Slaughter of wolves on national forests only possible because of Forest Service complicity–Let’s make sure these unnecessary killings are a catalyst for coexistence with wolves throughout the American West!!! — Eslkevin’s Blog