The Last Days of American Wild Horses? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By : William E. Simpson II Native species American wild horses are vanishing from the American landscape at an unprecedented rate. Why? A lone wild stallion looks into a valley that once was home to hundreds of native-species American wild horses. Under guidance from the Department of Interior (‘DOI’) Secretary Deb Haaland and executed by […]

The Last Days of American Wild Horses? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Southern Sierra wildfires wiping out giant sequoia trees for 2nd year in a row — Natural History Wanderings

The San Francisco Chronicle reports More than a dozen groves of giant sequoias may lose significant numbers of trees in the wildfires now raging in the southern Sierra Nevada, even as fire crews succeed, sometimes dramatically, in keeping flames at bay in the most popular stands. Scientists surveying the damage of two active fires say […]

Southern Sierra wildfires wiping out giant sequoia trees for 2nd year in a row — Natural History Wanderings

Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions  — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times  reports In all, 22 animals and one plant should be declared extinct and removed from the endangered species list, federal wildlife officials announced on Wednesday. Read more at Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions

Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions  — Natural History Wanderings

Wild Horses: Selective Breeding and Roundups Are Driving Herds To Extinction — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

News Provided By Wild Horse Ranch Productions The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service are undermining the long-term survival of native species American wild horses The Bureau of Land Management (‘BLM’) is arguably guilty of willful ignorance in the ongoing grossly negligent management of native species American wild horses. Wild Horses […]

Wild Horses: Selective Breeding and Roundups Are Driving Herds To Extinction — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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

America’s Wild and Wondrous Burros are in Peril — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Mary Koncel & Charlotte Roe as published on The Washington Examiner Among the most amazing animals of the desert are wild burros. Yet in the past three years, the Bureau of Land Management has removed more than 5,000 of them from their federally designated habitat. This year, it’s ratcheting up the assault. photo by […]

America’s Wild and Wondrous Burros are in Peril — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer as published on The Record-Courier On Sept. 26, 2019, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for a massive reduction of America’s relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Through an arrogant misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich […]

Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Standing Up for Wild Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Charlotte Roe Black Mountain Herd – photo by Marjorie Farabee The Deportation Playbook The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WFRHBA) of 1971 directs federal agencies to preserve wild burros and horses as an “integral part” of the public lands on which they roamed in 1971 in order to halt their precipitous decline. DOI’s […]

Standing Up for Wild Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Oregon wild horse herd will be cut in half under new Forest Service plan — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Michael Kohn as published on OregonLive A barely viable herd of  120 wild horses roaming free in the Ochoco National Forest will be cut in half into unsustainable numbers as part of a management plan which is step one in zeroing out this herd. Oregon Wild Horses – photo by Carol Walker The 2021 […]

Oregon wild horse herd will be cut in half under new Forest Service plan — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

California Condors Return to Bird Cams — Natural History Wanderings

from CornellLab of Ornithology After a yearlong hiatus, the California Condor cam is back streaming live from a small cave on a rock cliff in Ventura County, California. On April 10, condor pair #594 (female) and #374 (male) hatched a healthy chick. In this clip, Mom and Dad reinforce their bond by preening each other before tending to their 18-day-old […]

California Condors Return to Bird Cams — Natural History Wanderings