Future Of Wild Horses Uncertain After BLM Admits $1 Billion Budget CrisisThe BLM says it can't afford to protect the ecological health of federal rangeland across the West and properly manage tens of thousands of wild horses.
Steinle Family Announces Claims Against San Francisco Sheriff, ICE Over Pier ShootingThe tearful family of the woman shot dead while walking along a San Francisco pier appeared on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to announced the filing of claims against the sheriff and federal agencies over her death.
Family Of Woman Killed In SF Pier Shooting To File Suit Against Sheriff Mirkarimi, ICEThe family of Kate Steinle, gunned down by an illegal immigrant while walking with her family at San Francisco's Pier 14, plans to file a lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement , according to attorneys for the family.
Burning Man Organizers Push Back Against BLM Request For Cushier Digs For Gov't OfficialsBurning Man festival organizers are pushing back after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management requested upgraded accommodations for its officials at this year's event in the Nevada desert.
5 Places For Off-Roading In The Bay AreaThere are many outstanding places to go off-roading near the Bay Area, including what may be the best spot in the world
NV Judge Stops BLM Roundup Of Famous Mustang Herd 'The Misfits'A famous herd of Mustangs known as “The Misfits” will remain free on the Nevada range, now that a judge has granted a temporary injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management's proposed roundup and thinning of the herd.
Federal Bureau Okays Oil And Gas Leasing For Fracking In California To Resume The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.
Bay Area Mustang Advocate Slams Bill That Would Allow States, Tribes To Manage Wild HorsesA Berkeley-based wild horse advocate spoke out against a proposed bill that would put the management of wild horses and burros under state jurisdiction.
Animal Rights Advocates Use Endangered Species Act To Halt Nevada Wild Horse Roundups Efforts to halt mustang roundups in Congress and the courts have been unsuccessful over the past decade, but two groups in a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service are focusing on genetics and research they say prove the horses are a native species.
Internal BLM Memo Proposes Euthanization Of Wild Horses As ‘Act of Mercy’A copy an August internal BLM memo shows that Joan Guilfoyle recommended euthanizing wild horses on the range "as an act of mercy if animals decline to near-death condition" as a result of drought.
Wild Horse Advocates’ Legal Victory Halts Roundups In NorCal ForestProtect Mustangs, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, and Citizens Against Equine Slaughter won their lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service to halt the government’s two-year roundup agreement.
BLM Set To Remove 1,300 Wild Mustangs In West This SummerU.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they plan to remove only 1,300 wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.