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Colt killed after injuring leg escaping BLM roundup, event captured on video

by 8 News Now | January 8, 2024
Video showing a colt hurting its leg as it fights to get away from wranglers is the latest flashpoint in advocates’ criticism of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundups on Nevada ranges. “A mare and her colt escaped. The colt is now dead,” according to an account on Wild Horse ...

BLM begins roundup of nearly 3,000 horses in Nevada

by 8 News Now | December 29, 2023
A wild horse roundup currently underway in Northern Nevada is expected to gather about 2,875 horses to put up for adoption. The use of helicopters leads to injuries as the horses are gathered, and a 2023 lawsuit highlighted the death of a horse in eastern Nevada that was put to death after ...

BLM’s Nevada grazing leases at center of new lawsuit citing agency’s failure

by 8 News Now | September 15, 2023
A lawsuit accuses the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of failing to perform required grazing permit reviews across the West, with the worst lapses occurring in Nevada. About 15 million acres in Nevada that did undergo a review failed to meet federal standards due to damage caused by ...

Study blasts BLM for failures in managing Nevada rangeland

by 8 News Now | March 18, 2022
A study of public records shows the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is failing to achieve its own “land health” standards, which should sound an alarm in Nevada, where 63% of the state is controlled by the agency. The watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility ( ...
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