By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune
December 12, 2020
Two separate lawsuits were filed Thursday over a wild horse roundup in Utah, alleging the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to surgically sterilize some of the mares is inhumane, unnecessary and a violation of federal law.
On Friday, January 26 2024, American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) sent a legal letter to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) with an urgent appeal to halt the ongoing McCullough Peaks bait trap Roundup. This roundup, which began November 1, 2023 and is set to run through March, 2024, sparks major concerns for the genetic diversity of the herds, their population numbers, and the impact of a winter gather on foals and elders.
We often get asked, why don’t you sue? And the answer is, we do!
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Many advocacy groups took different avenues to raise awareness and opposition to the BLM’s plan to remove 60% of this famous and beloved herd. For example, AWHC and Western Watersheds Project submitted an alternative management proposal to the agency back in April. AWHC even recently delivered 50,000 of your signatures to Secretary Haaland, calling on her to stop the roundup and removal.