By Bailey Aldridge as published on The News Observer A horse that roamed the beach for decades on North Carolina’s Outer Banks died Friday. Amadeo, a 40-year-old blind mustang, ran wild on the Outer Banks for more than 20 years and was “king of the beach,” the Corolla Wild Horse Fund said on Facebook on […]

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Source: Breitbart Someone has been shooting wild horses in a national forest near Heber-Obergaard, Ariz., for the last 16 months, and the unsolved crimes are tearing apart the small community. Some 35 horses have been found dead in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, with most of them killed by bullets, authorities said. Local horse advocates and […]

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By Lily Feinn as published on The Dodo “It was just the most beautiful thing.” No one at the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) corral had ever seen twins before. But when they checked on Elsa one morning, a wild horse who had recently come to the corral after a roundup, they discovered two little […]

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By Mark Price as published on The News Observer The Outer Banks hold countless dangers for unsuspecting visitors, from sharks to rattlesnakes, but none compares to the wild horses in February It’s their mating season, a time when seasoned stallions are known to stand on two legs, throwing punches like boxers. They bite, too. “Wild […]

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By Dalton LaFerney Las Vegas Review-Journal Authorities (contractors) have completed the removal of 1,716 “excess” wild horses in Nevada and Utah, according to the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM gathered the horses from herd management areas in Lincoln County in Nevada and Iron and Beaver counties in Utah. The roundup, which began Jan. 16, ended on Tuesday, according […]

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Source: ABC15.com March 16 is the deadline for public comment on the fate of the Heber Wild Horses Last week, the Forest Service released its proposed management plan for the Heber Wild Horse Territory. It includes plans to limit the horses’ range to 21 square miles. The surrounding Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest covers more than 43 thousand […]

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by Erik Molvar as published on Counterpunch.org The Trump administration is stampeding ahead with a rewrite of the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This landmark law requires federal agencies to study—and let the public weigh in on—the environmental impacts of federal actions. Ironically, given NEPA’s central purpose of including the public in […]

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