by Carol Walker as published on Wild Horse Freedom Federation In two days, weather permitting, the Bureau of Land Management will begin the Fifteenmile Roundup, in the Fifteenmile HMA in northern Wyoming The nearest town is Worland. This HMA is very remote, little visited and boasts incredible rock formations, buttes, canyons, hoodoos and very colorful […]

via On the Eve of the Fifteenmile Roundup — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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By Edie Adelstein as published in the Colorado Springs Independent “the Department of the Interior sold out America’s wild horses.” In this week’s issue, Bret Wright spoke to Ginger Kathrens, executive director of the Cloud Foundation, an advocacy group for wild horses. With Kathrens’ help, along with that of gallery owner and artist Tracy Miller, an […]

via Barring a lawsuit, 800 wild horses to be rounded up in Wyoming — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week! Thank God for the U.S. National Wildlife Refuges, say I! They are as much a refuge to me as they are to the wildlife, I think. My life is so much richer for them. Hats off to the founders, the designers, the rangers and managers. God bless them and the wildlife and habitat that they protect. Here’s what I have enjoyed recently!

via Celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Elfin-woods Warbler, Cape Sable Orchid, Black Pine Snake May Get More Safeguards WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today agreed to decide if the elfin-woods warbler and 14 other imperiled species should get habitat protections or other safeguards under the Endangered Species Act. The agency’s agreement is in […]

via Legal Victory Puts 15 Species on Path to Protection Nationwide — Natural History Wanderings

By Erik Molvar a published on The Hill Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley told the Society of Environmental Journalists in Colorado on Friday that wild horses were the biggest problem facing federal public lands in the West. The silliness of this statement becomes obvious when one considers that wild horses don’t exist on more […]

via BLM calls wild horses biggest threat to public lands — here are the real threats — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

press release Center for Biological Diversity Bee-killing Pesticides Banned in Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington Wildlife Refuges by Fish and Wildlife Service PORTLAND, Ore.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will phase out use of toxic bee-killing pesticides in national wildlife refuges in Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington by January 2016. The agency’s decision this month to ban […]

via Wildlife Refuges Ban Bee-killing Pesticides — Natural History Wanderings

by Craig Downer as published on HorseTalk On September 26, the US Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for the massive reduction of America’s last and relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. Through an arrogant, misleading and hyped misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich and Dirt Poor, traditional wild […]

via Is the latest Wild Horse plan really “a path forward”? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart