The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board meeting in Salt Lake City concluded today, and once again, this Advisory Board voted to recommend that the BLM kill large numbers of wild horses & burros, and to sell other wild horses & burros without restriction (including international sales and adoptions) […]

via BLM’s National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board votes again to kill many wild horses & burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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Western Watersheds Project “The agency plans to build new fences, refurbish stock ponds, install a cattle guard, create new monitoring programs using Park Service staff, and allow trailing in a closed allotment, all at taxpayer expense…” Kanab, UT – Late last Friday, the National Park Service announced its controversial plan to allow continued livestock grazing […]

via National Park at Risk as Feds Approve Expanded Livestock Grazing — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

This picture of a Sierra Nevada red fox was the first confirmed detection in Yosemite in nearly a century PHOTO BY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE “(T)hese bills go right at the key decision junctures in the act that protect species.” ~ Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity The Trump administration, of course, values […]

via Patricia Randolph’s Madravenspeak: Trump and Republicans work to gut the Endangered Species Act — Wisconsin Wildlife Ethic-Vote Our Wildlife

Although this report came out in May, 2018, we wanted to focus more attention on burro/donkey issues worldwide, and wanted you to have an opportunity to read this. Source: Humane Society International A new investigative report released today, World Donkey Day, by Humane Society International Australia explores the current state of China’s donkey-hide gelatin (DHG or ejiao) market, an […]

via New report names Australia as 8th biggest importer of ejiao, a Traditional Chinese Medicine decimating donkey populations — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Wild Hoofbeats Breaking News: On July 19, 2018 the House of Representatives passed a Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Bill. By Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bill included an amendment by Representative Chris Stewart of Utah which authorizes the Bureau of Land Management to manage all wild horses and […]

via Action Alert: House Passes 2019 Appropriations Bill that Calls for Sterilized Wild Horse and Burro Herds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart