The Cedar Mountain roundup began on February 11, 2017 in Skull Valley, Utah.
February 2, 2017
The BLM has announced that it will begin to capture wild mares in Wyoming this month for the purpose of affixing radio collars around their necks to study their movement in the Adobe Town HMA.
February 2, 2017 Outcry from hunting and conservation groups has caused Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz to drop a bill that would have authorized the federal government to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands in ten Western states. Yesterday, Chaffetz tweeted that "groups I care about fear it sends the wrong message... I hear you and HR 621 "dies tomorrow."
Day 3: February 1, 2017
45 wild horses were captured, and there was one death. According to BLM, she was 20 year-old mare, with a body condition of 2, but met euthanasia criteria #2.
January 30, 2017
While the huge BLM Sulphur roundup in Utah is ongoing, the agency will launch another assault on wild horses beginning today in the Reveille Herd Management Area (HMA) in Nevada.
January 27, 2017
Yesterday, January 26, 2017, was an example of what can happen when people stand up and speak out for wild horses. More than 60-70 wild horse advocates from northern Nevada attended the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) local Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting in Carson City to urge the RAC to support the local community partnership with the BLM to manage wild horses living in the Fish Springs area of the Pine Nut Mountains Herd Area.
Future of Public Lands and Wild Horses Topics at Ryan Zinke’s Interior Secretary Confirmation Hearing
January 19, 2017
At a three-hour confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), President Elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Interior, fielded a wide range of questions spanning about climate change, energy development, national monuments and tribal sovereignty.
January 14, 2017
While we are gearing up for a fight over horse slaughter and budget language that would allow BLM to strip wild horses and burros of federal protection and hand them over to state and local agencies that actively lobby for mass roundups and slaughter, a larger issue will play out in Congress. The future of our public lands is at stake. This month, Congress passed legislation that would make it easier to turn over federal lands to states, tribes and even businesses. Will the new Trump Administration, including Interior Secretary nominee Ryan Zinke, go along?
December 23, 2016
It's almost Christmas, and what's the BLM doing? Rounding up wild horses with helicopters, of course.
December 6, 2016
The largest Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundup in two years ended on Friday,
November 18, 2016
The Wyoming File is reporting that the BLM is proceeding with a radio collar study on wild mares in the Adobe Town Herd Management Area in Wyoming.