Letter to the Editor: Comments on wild horse gathering

Dear Editor: On the front page of the Feb. 5 Herald Times, I read a press release by the local BLM requesting comments on local wild horse gathers. Comments were to be submitted prior to Feb. 14 and cannot be kept private by the BLM. My comments will not make the short deadline and I […]

Comments sought on wild horse-gathering plans for local areas

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments concerning proposed gathers of excess wild horses in areas managed by the BLM White River Field Office.

BLM delays wild horse roundup

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has agreed to delay the proposed roundup of more than 800 wild horses in Wyoming to allow the court time to rule on a motion for a temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction filed late Friday by several environmental groups.

Free Piceance Basin tour set

RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek Natural Resource Districts will be hosting a Piceance Basin national resource tour on Aug. 13, open to the public.

BLM seeks local comment regarding county horse fence

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management released Tuesday a preliminary environmental assessment for construction of four segments of fence in association with the Herd Management Area boundary in Rio Blanco County. The fence will serve to contain wild horses within the Piceance-East Douglas HMA. The 137-mile perimeter of the HMA does not currently restrict […]

Guest Editorial: Ruling on wild horse fence to affect future

RBC I On April 21, The Cloud Foundation (TCF), Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) and noted equine photographer Carol Walker, director of field documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF), filed an appeal in District of Columbia Circuit Court to U.S. District Court’s November 2013 dismissal of a lawsuit against the Custer National Forest (FS) […]

Letter to the Editor: Comment on the proposed BLM fence

Dear Editor: This letter is a comment on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposal for “BLM seeks local input on Rio Blanco County fence.” First, the notice is completely lacking in the sort of detail that would inform the interested public of the when, where, how much and at what cost and why? Why not? […]

Slaughter of nearly 500 wild horses delayed by court’s order

RENO, NEV. I A federal court judge in Reno, Nev. has granted a coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation groups a temporary restraining order (TRO) to block the sale of unbranded horses at a slaughter auction scheduled this week in Fallon, Nev.

Public comment sought on horse roundup

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a preliminary environmental assessment concerning the partial gathering of wild horses on the Book Cliffs, north of Grand Junction.

Letter to the Editor: NBC misrepresented wild horse situation

Dear Editor: The recent stories by NBC News in regard to the “wild” horse issue misrepresented many facts and omitted the reality surrounding wild horses and burros on the Western range.

Letter to the Editor: Horses no problem

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to the recent articles in the Herald Times regarding wild horse management on public lands. To begin, there is no overpopulation of wild horses on public lands in Colorado.

Letter to the Editor: BLM not living up to word on horses

Dear Editor: In response to the article in last week’s Herald Times titled “Court may rid Wyoming of wild horses,” the Douglas Creek and White River conservation districts would like to provide some basic factual information.