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The Economic Benefits of Fertility Control in the Management of BLM Wild Horses and Burros

Published on Oct 1, 2019

In their 2013 study, de Seve and Griffin concluded that the use of PZP combined with select removals could result in significant savings for the BLM’s wild horses and burro program.

Using their hybrid population and economic model, de Seve and Griffin projected costs and...

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Fertility Control and Roundups: A look at two wild horse herds

Published by Mary Koncel, AWHC on Sep 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

One recent September morning, I met up with Deb Walker, my colleague and AWHC’s Nevada Field Representative, for an outing on the Virginia Range where AWHC is funding and implementing the largest PZP fertility control program for wild horses in the world....

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Daily Report: Range Creek Wild Horse Roundup

Published on Sep 30, 2019

On September 26, 2019 the BLM began a roundup and removal of approximately 200 wild horses from Federal, State and private lands. The first several days of the operation were closed to public viewing as the trapsite was located on private lands and the property owner refused permission. ...

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Building a Firewall for Wild Horses: AWHC's Ovariectomy Lawsuit

Published on Sep 30, 2019

(September 30, 2019) One of the more egregious plans the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released for “management” of wild horses is the ovariectomy via colpotomy experiments. This outdated procedure is a blind surgery in which a veterinarian inserts his arm into a mares’ abdominal cavity...

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Q&A on the Dangerous Plan for Wild Horses & Burros

Published on Sep 29, 2019

Mustangs on the Virginia Range in Nevada where AWHC is implementing a humane fertility control program.

(September 30, 2019)

Q: What happened last week in the Senate? A: The... Read more

Mary Koncel: Wild horses and public lands are intertwined

Published on Sep 28, 2019

In celebration of National #PublicLandsDay, we're sharing our staffers' own most memorable wild horse experiences on public land. These are their personal accounts. We hope they’ll inspire you to get out there, explore public lands, and learn more about free-roaming horses and burros.

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Jen Caudill: Exploring public lands keeps me curious through life

Published by Jen Caudill, American Wild Horse Campaign on Sep 28, 2019

 

In celebration of National #PublicLandsDay, we're sharing our staffers' own most memorable wild horse experiences on public land. These are their personal accounts. We hope they’ll inspire you to get out there, explore public lands, and learn more about free-roaming horses and...

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Deb Walker: I moved to Nevada to be close to wild horses

Published by Deb Walker, American Wild Horse Campaign on Sep 28, 2019

In celebration of National #PublicLandsDay, we're sharing our staffers' own most memorable wild horse experiences on public land. These are their personal accounts. We hope they’ll inspire you to get out there, explore public lands, and learn more about free-roaming horses and burros.

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Grace Kuhn: My first visit to public lands brought on heartbreak and motivation

Published by Grace Kuhn, American Wild Horse Campaign on Sep 26, 2019

In celebration of National #PublicLandsDay, we're sharing our staffers' own most memorable wild horse experiences on public land. These are their personal accounts. We hope they’ll inspire you to get out there, explore public lands, and learn more about free-roaming horses and...

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Almost 300 Horses Lose Their Homes as Roundup on the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory Continues

Published on Sep 25, 2019

September 25, 2019 – Almost 300 Horses Lose Their Homes as Roundup on the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory Continues

In the first 20 days of the helicopter roundup on the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory (DGWHT), 290 horses have been permanently removed from their...

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Brieanah Schwartz: A herd of horses on public lands changed my life

Published by Brieanah Schwartz, American Wild Horse Campaign on Sep 25, 2019

In celebration of #NationalPublicLandsDay, we're sharing our staffers' own most memorable wild horse experiences on public land. These are their personal accounts. We hope they’ll inspire you to get out there, explore public lands, and learn more about free-roaming horses and...

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We have the largest fertility control program for wild horses in the world

Published by Deb Walker, AWHC Nevada Representative on Sep 20, 2019

(September 26, 2019) Our fertility control program on the Virginia Range in Nevada is the world’s largest wild horse birth control program. We work collaboratively with local organizations and volunteers to humanely manage wild horses in their natural habitat. The program has...

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