The BLM Lost 20 Million Acres of Federal Public Land this Year

August 28, 2010 LARKSPUR, Ca. – The U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is one of the federal agencies responsible for managing federal public land held in trust for the American people.  Federally-owned and managed public land totals nearly 650 million surface acres, or about 30% of the total land area … Continue reading

Federal Contractor Admits Shooting Horses from Helicopters

August 4, 2010, Larkspur, CA – In an article published today by reporter Steven Long of  Horseback Magazine (“Plenty of Water”), federal contractor Sue Cattoor of Cattoor Livestock Roundups, acknowledged that her husband, federal contractor Dave Cattoor, shoots and kills wild horses with a high-powered rifle from his helicopter.  According to Sue Cattoor, The horse found by … Continue reading

“For Many Years to Come” but Not for Good

An opinion piece published in the Reno Gazette Journal (RGJ) on August 1, 2010, by Bob Abbey, Director of the BLM, BLM’s goal is to enable healthy horses and burros to thrive on public lands, concludes with the usual blah, blah about the BLM’s commitment to “healthy herds on healthy land,” but adds a twist–an apparent time … Continue reading