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August 25, 2014: Live Tweeting, BLM Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board Meeting

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BLM Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board Meeting in Riverton, WY

Wyoming Checkerboard Lawsuit

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On August 1, 2014, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, The Cloud Foundation and Return to Freedom filed a lawsuit to stop the BLM's proposed roundup of more than 800 wild horses from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Divide Basin Herd Management Areas in Wyoming.

UPDATE ON SHELDON NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE REFUGE

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By Bonnie Kohleriter

This past week and next marks the end of a living part of our history and culture, as the wild horses of the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern Nevada, are eradicated from these federal lands.

The Mesa Verde Wild Horses

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Instead of developing a humane management plan for the wild horses of the Mesa Verde National Park, the National Park Service (NPS) has fenced off the water sources in the park for these horses.

Bible Springs Roundup: July 28, 2014

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BLM begins wild horse roundup on July 28, 2014

June 24, 2014: Tour of Humboldt HA bait/trap removal

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By Karen Vineis, AWHPC

On June 24, 2014 I traveled to Lovelock, NV to tour the bait/water trap and holding site where a wild horse removal will begin and continue into the next few weeks. I was met by BLM employee Lisa Ross, as well as the Field Manager for the Humboldt River Field Office. A reporter from the Lovelock-Review Miner was also in attendance on the tour.

Tragedy Unfolds for Tribal Horses in the Pacific Northwest

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For many years, a number of tribes in the Pacific Northwest have been pushing to open horse slaughter plants on tribal lands and to maintain horse slaughter as a market for domestic and wild horses left to breed unchecked on Native American reservations.

AWHPC DEFENDS WILD HORSES AGAINST LEGAL ASSAULT BY NEVADA RANCHERS

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On December 30, 2013, the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) and the Nevada Farm Bureau, acting on behalf of ranchers who graze livestock on public land, filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior and its Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking to compel the government to remove thousands of wild horses from public lands in Nevada and to sell captured mustangs for slaughter.

Burro Stories for Burro Awareness Month

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Following are collected stories from AWHPC supporters about the beloved burro.

AWHPC & American Mustang on Capitol Hill

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Key AWHPC supporter Ellie Phipps Price and AWHPC director Suzanne Roy traveled to Washington last week for meetings with Senators and staff on Capitol Hill and a screening of Ellie’s film, AMERICAN MUSTANG. We were honored that two U.S. Senators attended the film screening – Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who brought her family with her to see the movie. Both Senators are committed to helping improve the plight of America’s wild horses and reforming the broken federal wild horse program.

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