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BLM Weighs Wild Horse Impact Much More Heavily Than Cattle

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By Yuba Net

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 - The method used by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to assess range conditions is seriously skewed toward minimizing impacts from domestic livestock and magnifying those from wild horses and burros, according to an appraisal by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). As a result, the BLM's approach to range management targets scattered feral ungulates while ignoring far more numerous cattle.

A home for horses

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By News Review

Last Wednesday (Sept. 10), Tracy Mohr watched as 35 wild horses were unloaded at a Corning property and into her possession. The animals are among the last equines the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is rounding up from the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Nevada.

Sports Car Hits Wild Horse on Assateague Island

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By Rachel Rea, WBOC 16

ASSATEAGUE ISLAND, Va. – The Assateague Island National Seashore says there has been another wild horse hit by a car.

Environmental Report Confirms BLM Scapegoating Wild Horses for Range Damage Caused by Livestock

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Washington, DC (September 18, 2014)....The Public Employees Environmental Responsibility (PEER) this week released an analysis that exposed the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for scapegoating a relatively small number of wild horses on western public lands for range damage caused by vastly larger numbers of livestock.

Cloud Foundation: Wyoming Roundup

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By The Cloud Foundation

Day 1: Wyoming Roundup-Sept. 15, 2014.

Learn more about Wyoming

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Between 2011 and 2013 Award-winning journalist Andrew Cohen wrote several insightful and investigative pieces regarding wild horses and Wyoming. Get all caught up here!

Wyoming Roundup: September 15, 2014

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The Roundup of over 800 wild horses from the Salt Wells, Adobe Town, and Divide Basin HMAs began September 15, 2014

Utah ends inmate wild horse program with BLM

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By Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prison officials said Friday the federal government has 30 days to relocate 1,100 wild horses after the state ended a program in which inmates cared for the animals.

Devil's Garden

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On March 24, 2014 wild horse advocates filed suit to stop the USFS from eliminating thousands of acres of protected territory

FEDERAL COURT ALLOWS WILD HORSE ADVOCATES TO INTERVENE IN UTAH RANCHER LAWSUIT

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SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 10, 2014)…. Late last week, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah granted a motion by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom, photographer John Steele and wild horse advocate Lisa Friday to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Western Rangeland Conservation Association and Utah ranchers against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

BLM to Relocate Utah Mustangs from Utah Corrections' Program

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By Pat Raia, The Horse

More than 1,000 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs will be relocated in the wake of a dispute between the federal agency and the Utah Department of Corrections.

Wild Horse Roundup Will Be Allowed To Move Forward

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By Bob Beck, Wyoming Public Media

The U.S. tenth circuit court of appeals has overruled wild horse advocates and will allow the roundup of nearly 800 wild horses in southwest Wyoming. The Bureau of Land Management will round up the horses in an area where private, state, and federal lands intermingle.

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