Tell the BLM: Don’t Roundup the McCullough Peaks Wild Horses!
The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:
We’ve got a lot to share with you in this week’s eNews, including: an opportunity to speak up for the the McCullough Peaks wild horse herd in Wyoming, an update on our battle to protect the Theodore Roosevelt wild horses in North Dakota, and the latest blog from volunteer Deb Sutherland on what’s been going on with some of our favorite stallions on Nevada’s Virginia Range.
Read on to learn more and speak up for our cherished wild herds! >>
ACT NOW: McCullough Peaks Wild Stallion, Washakie’s Herd is in Danger
Meet Washakie, a famed wild stallion who lives in the McCullough Peaks Herd Management Area (HMA) outside of Cody, Wyoming. Earlier this month, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) unveiled a plan to remove more than half of his herd in the fall. Please take a moment to read about Washakie and what would be lost if we don’t take action.
Teddy Roosevelt Wild Horses Garner Political Support
The public comment period may have officially ended, but the battle to protect the Theodore Roosevelt wild horses in North Dakota continues. Advocates fighting for this historic herd are garnering support from state legislators and other officials as they make their case for saving these wild horses. Read more about the growing movement to protect this historic wild horse herd.
New Beginnings on Nevada’s Virginia Range
Photo by Deb Sutherland
It’s a new year on Nevada’s Virginia Range, which brings new beginnings for many of the wild horse bands that call the range home, including well-known stallions Will and Shaggy’s band. Take a moment to read the latest blog from volunteer Deb Sutherland, and don’t forget to sign up for the Pinto Post while you’re at it!
Thanks for reading. And thank you for continuing to stand up for our cherished wild horses and burros!
— AWHC Team
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