The Trump administration is moving BLM’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to an office building in Grand Junction, Colorado that also houses oil and gas companies.

via Moving Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Colorado won’t be good for public lands — GEOLearners

By Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Patch Contributor Protecting a National Treasure This year I was principal co-author of AB 128 (Gloria), which requires any person purchasing a horse at auction, many of which are rounded up on public lands, to sign a sworn statement that the animal won’t be sold for slaughter. Since 1971, federal law […]

via Stopping Wild Horse Slaughter — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Carol Walker as published on Wild Hoofbeats The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a Scoping Document with a 30 day public comment period on 5 of the largest wild horse herds in Wyoming: Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide Basin, White Mountain and Little Colorado. I have been visiting, observing and […]

via Bureau of Land Management Plots the Absolute Destruction of 5 Wild Horse Herds in Wyoming — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Jonathan Thompson as published on The Jackson Hole News & Guide “This scourge ‘wreaks havoc’ everywhere it goes…” (SFTTH Editor’s Note: Please reference Craig Downer‘s work which verifies that wild equids indeed improve and upgrade the land on which they roam.) In mid-October, William Perry Pendley, the acting director of the Bureau of Land […]

via BLM Boss’s Wild Horse fixation distracts from the real threats to Public Land — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The New York Times reports California is feeling the brunt of climate change with more intense fires. The Trump administration is blocking the state’s efforts to fight it. For the past three years, countries and companies around the world have looked to California as a counterweight to the Trump administration’s aggressive dismantling of efforts to […]

via Trump Stymies California Climate Efforts Even as State Burns — Natural History Wanderings