Search Results for: wild horse

March 19, 2020

The Wildlife Society provides recommendations on spending bills

As congressional appropriators begin to develop their Fiscal Year 2021 spending bills, The Wildlife Society recommended spending levels for the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of...

February 19, 2020

Administration budget would cut wildlife funding

The administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget (update June 2021 – see link to archived document here)proposal, released Feb. 10, includes steep cuts for many important wildlife management and conservation programs including...

December 11, 2019

Administration’s regulatory agenda would affect wildlife

Many of the anticipated rules released by the White house Office of Management and Budget’s semiannual Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions will affect The Wildlife Society’s conservation priorities....

November 6, 2019

TWS provides testimony on lack of horse and burro progress

The Wildlife Society provided written testimony about the lack of progress in the federal management of free-roaming horses and burros to the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board, which...

October 29, 2019

‘Horse Rich’ documentary takes center stage at Reno event

Over 300 people gathered in Reno last week for a discussion of wild horses and their impact on the environment. The program featured a showing of Horse Rich and Dirt...

June 28, 2019

Free-roaming horse and burro summit seeks solutions

Diverse stakeholders from the conservation, livestock management and animal welfare world came together to take the first steps in a process that aims to bring consensus to the management of...

March 20, 2019

Horse Rich & Dirt Poor

 Support a healthy ecological balance on your public lands! Explore the effects of America’s overpopulated wild horses and burros on wildlife, public lands, and ecosystems as you travel through...

March 20, 2019

White House proposal cuts funding for DOI, wildlife programs

The president’s recently released Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal would decrease funding for many important wildlife management and conservation programs. Overall spending levels for both the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish...

February 28, 2019

BLM to return some horses to range in Oregon

Last fall, the Bureau of Land Management gathered 845 wild horses and burros from the Warm Springs Herd Management Area in central Oregon as part of a sterilization research project. The...

October 17, 2018

BLM conducts emergency roundup of feral horses in Nevada

The Bureau of Land Management has completed an emergency capture of more than 1,000 feral horses in Northern Nevada. Officials said they gathered 1,178 horses and removed 873 declared as...