Dear Editor: The Douglas Creek and White River conservation districts’ purpose is to promote the wise use of natural resources within our county and in general. The districts announce the development of a natural resource informational campaign.
Dear Editor: I did not respond to the newspaper articles that were written before or during the roundup. I did not see a need to respond to name calling. It serves no purpose. This is about principles, not personalities. My goal is to document the events at the roundup. A wild horse tragedy on West […]
Dear Editor: The wild horse gather in the West Douglas Herd Area, despite an attempt through a lawsuit to stop the gather, was completed between Sept. 16 and Sept. 24.
RBC I On Monday afternoon, the Bureau of Land Management finished up day six of the wild horse gather in the West Douglas Herd Area. With a total of 141 horses rounded up, the federal BLM will continue the gather into the week, as they plan to gather up to 167 of the 365 horses […]
RBC I Late Friday, a lawsuit was filed in federal court by The Cloud Foundation (TCF), Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF), The Colorado Wild Horse and Burro Coalition (CWHBC), Dr. Don Moore and Toni Moore of Fruita, Colo., and Barb Flores of Greeley, Colo., to block the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed roundups of horses […]
RBC I Muzzleloader and archery hunters heading to Game Management Unit 21, located south of Rangely and west of Highway 139, are advised that the Bureau of Land Management will conduct excess horse gather operations in the area beginning Sept. 14, coinciding with the start of the early hunting seasons.
RBC I The Bureau of Land Management plans to gather excess wild horses in the White River Field Office in Northwest Colorado as early as September.
RBC I “The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) announcement of plans for managing wild horses on public lands is not only disturbing but highlights their commitment to managing wild horses to extinction,” stated Ginger Kathrens, Volunteer Executive Director of The Cloud Foundation (TCF).
MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado within the White River Field Office to sustain healthy public lands and wild horse populations.
WYOMING I Last week, U.S. District Court of Wyoming Chief Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal issued an order stating that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it conducted a massive “Checkerboard Roundup” last fall, during which 1,263 wild horses were permanently removed from the range in southwestern Wyoming.
RBC I For many years, the issue of wild horse population management has been an emotional topic in Northwest Colorado. Many highly invested parties have strong feelings regarding proper herd size, management and possible round up of local wild horses, and their varied opinions often put them at odds with each other.