The Checkerboard region in Wyoming includes five separate Herd Management Areas (HMAs), Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide Basin, White Mountain and Little Colorado, and spans 3.4 million acres.
Despite the Modoc National Forest still closed due to fire concerns, the U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with the roundup and removal of wild horses from California’s largest wild horse herd.
By John LaConte, The Aspen Times
November 18, 2020
The Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office will host an in-person public hearing on Thursday to receive comments on a plan to conduct helicopter roundups on wild horses in western Colorado.
While there are no wild burros in Colorado, the BLM estimates the Western Slope to have more than 2,000 wild horses. The Bureau wants to reduce that number to about 800.
Leading Wild Horse Protection Organization Applauds Governor and State Legislators for Support of Teddy Roosevelt Wild Horse Herd
(NORTH DAKOTA (Jan 31, 2023) — Today, the nation’s largest wild horse organization, American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), commended Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota lawmakers for standing up for the historic wild horses of the Teddy Roosevelt National Park and for opposing a federal plan to eradicate them.
This is a photo of the beloved senior stallion known as Washakie and foal Klondike, taken recently by Sandy Sisti of Wild at Heart Images.
By Mary Koncel, AWHC Program Specialist
(Jan 13, 2023) On Thursday, January 12th, the Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) held a virtual public scoping meeting on its proposed Livestock Management Plan. And the message was clear: There is no place for wild horses in the Park that was named after America’s Conservation President.
About 160 participants attended the one-hour presentation that covered a history of livestock in the Park, a review of the three proposed alternatives for the management plan, and a lengthy question-and-answer period.
January 11, 2023
MEDORA, North Dakota — Amid growing controversy, the National Park Service (NPS) will hold a virtual public informational session tomorrow to discuss the future of the historic wild horses in the Teddy Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) in Medora. The meeting will be followed by a Q&A session with a panel of NPS staff and subject matter experts.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Black Rock Field Office will begin a wild horse roundup on or about September 10, 2022, on the Calico Complex located northwest of Humboldt County, Nevada using the helicopter contractors, Cattoor Livestock.
Amid the start of California’s largest wild horse roundup – historically laden with problems – the nation’s leading wild horse protection organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) – is calling on the United States Forest Service (USFS) for greater transparency and the humane treatment of these treasured wild horses.