News and Noteworthy

  The Bureau of Land Management plans to start the bait and water trapping of up to 125 burros and wild horses from the Marietta Wild Burro Range during the week of July 17. The estimated burro population on the 68,000-acre range stands at 341, compared to an agency-assigned Appropriate Management Level ... Read More
July 1, 2017AnnieFannie
  Word from Washington, D.C., is that it has been too quiet from wild horse supporters. We must turn that around – *now* -- before thousands of wild horses and burros are lost to foreign slaughterhouses or felled by bullets paid for by our own tax dollars. Here’s how you can help ... Read More
June 29, 2017AnnieFannie
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    As published by Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Attorney for Utah Wednesday asked a federal judge to toss Beaver County's case alleging that federal managers have not done enough to address growing populations of feral horses. The county alleges in a lawsuit filed in February that the U.S. ... Read More
June 29, 2017AnnieFannie
Freedom
  America's wild horses and burros need your voice TODAY. Here are four easy things that you can do to advocate on their behalf: Send an email to Congress Urge lawmakers to oppose provisions in the president’s recently released 2018 budget proposal that would allow the Bureau of ... Read More
June 29, 2017AnnieFannie
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[wonderplugin_video iframe="https://youtu.be/Kn9-koWzEr0" videowidth=600 videoheight=400 keepaspectratio=1 videocss="position:relative;display:block;background-color:#000;overflow:hidden;max-width:100%;margin:0 auto;" playbutton="https://returntofreedom.org/wp-content/plugins/wonderplugin-videoembed/engine/playvideo-64-64-0.png"]   Contrary to what this NBC piece says, many advocates are in agreement about key components of humanely managing the wild horse and burro population -- on the range -- without resorting to slaughter or using taxpayer money to shoot healthy horses. Return to ... Read More
June 23, 2017AnnieFannie
  The Bureau of Land Management will hold a public hearing to discuss the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft, including helicopters in roundups, at 5 p.m. on June 27 at the White Pine County Library, 995 Campton St., in ... Read More
June 23, 2017AnnieFannie