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Please Submit Comments to U.S. Forest Service on 15-20 Year Plan For Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory in California
The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is proposing a 15- to 20- year management plan for California's Devil's Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory (WHT). Native Americans, cattlemen's associations and ranchers are working hard to reduce the number of wild horses allowed in this area. The Devil's Garden wild horses need you to tell the USFS that the plan to reduce the WHT by 37 square miles and remove up to 1,300 horses is unacceptable! Please take quick action by June 1.
BLM Plans Yet Another Roundup in Northeast Nevada
Yesterday, the Associated Press (AP) reported on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) plan to move ahead with the roundup of an unspecified number of horses from three Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in northeastern Nevada. The plan is moving forward despite the fact that the agency now stockpiles more wild horses in government holding facilities than remain free in the wild. The article quotes Neda DeMayo, CEO and founder of Return to Freedom (AWHPC's parent organization), who explains that the BLM is " forcing a crisis by stockpiling over 50,000 wild horses in holding facilities while pursuing the same failed management strategies."
To read the AP story please click here.
Laura San Giacomo Signs "Step In, Sally"
Actress Laura San Giacomo has added her name to the "Step In, Sally" letter being circulated by AWHPC and our parent organization, Return to Freedom.
Today's news comes just days after another actress, Wendie Malick, signed the letter as well and sent an email to our supporters. We're thrilled to have Laura and Wendie's support on this initiative. Thanks to Return to Freedom for coordinating and to Laura and Wendie for lending their names to help ensure that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell takes notice of the wild horse issue early in her tenure.
As of today, we have almost 22,000 signatures, meaning that we're just 8,000 short of our goal. Signatures are pouring in every day, but we need everyone's help to get to our goal of 30,000!
Here's what you can do today:
1. Sign the letter if you haven't already.
2. Tell your representatives in Congress to join you.
3. Make sure your friends and family know about the letter as well.
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The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign is dedicated to preserving American wild horses and burros in viable free-roaming herds for generations to come, as part of our national heritage.