Wild Horse Advocates – Truth Or Consequences — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by William Simpson II Wild horse advocate Staci-lee Sherwood has a new article about wild horses just out at the Pagosa Daily Post in Colorado.   Appaloosa stallion ‘Blue Boy’ at Wild Horse Ranch. Photo: William E. Simpson II Sherwood’s new fact-based article is helping to raise the awareness of the damage being levied upon […]

Wild Horse Advocates – Truth Or Consequences — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Satara Summer 2021 – 01 January 2022 — de Wets Wild

Happy New Year, Everyone! Today we had “lion fever” here at Satara – our paths crossed with those of four different groups of lions! The absolute highlight was getting to spend some time, up close and personal, with Satara’s famed white lion male. If today was an omen of things to come in 2022 it […]

Satara Summer 2021 – 01 January 2022 — de Wets Wild

Insecticides Greatest Threat To Grassland Birds — Natural History Wanderings

The NewYork Times reported on a new study by Canadian toxicologists who found that insecticide use is more strongly correlated with grassland bird population declines than other causes. Grassland birds that live in or migrate through agricultural areas have the greatest population loss of all birds. This includes birds such as sparrows, meadowlarks boblinks, horned larks […]

Insecticides Greatest Threat To Grassland Birds — Natural History Wanderings

U.S. Federal Government plan 50% more Wild Horse roundups alledgedly due to Western drought — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Sources: Multiple The alleged emergency roundups that began Sunday and Monday target about 6,000 additional animals primarily in Nevada, Oregon and Colorado by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has begun efforts to capture and remove 50% more wild horses than they originally planned this year on public […]

Feds plan 50% more Wild Horse roundups alledgedly due to Western drought — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Black-throated Canary — de Wets Wild

Crithagra atrogularis The Black-throated Canary is a timid and inconspicuous seed-eating bird inhabiting open and dry grasslands and savannas, usually near a reliable source of water. They forage mainly on the ground and, in addition to seeds, will also feed on flowers, nectar and soft-bodied insects. Black-throated Canaries may breed throughout the year, but there’s […]

Black-throated Canary — de Wets Wild

By Ginger Kathrens & Charlotte Roe as published on The Washington Examiner Environmental travesties are on the rise, many obscured by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the biggest ones will soon be taken up by Congress. In its long-overdue report to Congress, the Bureau of Land Management proposes capturing and removing 220,000 wild horses and burros over 10 years to achieve […]

via The Bureau of Land Management’s nefarious, brutal plan for Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Red-throated Wryneck — de Wets Wild

Jynx ruficollis A member of the woodpecker family, the Red-throated Wryneck is a specialist species tied closely to moist grasslands with a meagre scattering of trees. They feed mainly on the ground, dining exclusively on ants and termites, licking them up with an exceptionally long and sticky tongue. Red-throated Wrynecks are usually encountered singly or […]

Red-throated Wryneck — de Wets Wild

Good News: Anti–Wild Horse Rancher Denied New Grazing Permit — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: In Defense of Animals Private “Welfare Cattle” being herded onto BLM Antelope Complex in Nevada, while Wild Horse roundup was being conducted ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Recently we have been writing  about individual militant anti-wild horse ranchers who take up arms to intimidate government agents regarding public land […]

Good News: Anti–Wild Horse Rancher Denied New Grazing Permit — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Cinnamon-breasted Bunting, South Africa — de Wets Wild

Emberiza tahapisi Cinnamon-breasted Buntings, or to call them by a previous colloquial name Rock Buntings, inhabit stony and rocky slopes and hillsides, rocky outcrops, dry rocky streambeds, bare stony patches and even abandoned quarries and borrow-pits in woodland, savanna and grassland, and are regularly seen foraging on road verges. They are mainly seed-eaters but include […]

Cinnamon-breasted Bunting — de Wets Wild

Illegal grazing decision rescinded, Steens Mountain Wilderness protected — Natural History Wanderings

Wildlife Guardians News Release A victory for public lands, wildlife habitat, and the rule of law. I’d like to share some good news for public lands, wilderness, wildlife habitat, and the rule of law. Just one day after WildEarth Guardians and our partners filed a lawsuit, the Bureau of Land Management rescinded a last-minute Trump administration […]

Illegal grazing decision rescinded, Steens Mountain Wilderness protected — Natural History Wanderings