Tag: federal mismanagement
The wild horse program is through by many to be the worst program in the federal government. Bad for the horses, bad for the range, bad for the taxpayers.
Darrin Old Coyote, chairman of the Crow Tribe in Montana, puts it plainly: “The war on coal is a war on our families and our children.”
WEA asks the court to direct the BLM to “abandon its current leasing schedule immediately, rescind any guidance documents and instruction memoranda that implement these unlawful practices,
“There’s a certain kind of American people who seem to think the landscape is some kind of game board,” Price said. “When we use public lands for recreation, we’re opening them up to a very destructive group of people who think ‘public’ means ‘party.’ These sites took generations to make, and people can get in there and destroy them in half an hour.”
Last year a group of mostly western senators and members of Congress asked the BLM to outline different scenarios for bringing wild-horse numbers under control. Bluntly, none looks sustainable.
In this case the BLM is to be raising the risk of fire in the Oregon high desert by felling trees without actually clearing them.
The FWS has sought to try the tribes in the court of public opinion, while doing everything in their power to sabotage the co-management relationship behind the scenes.
Redd and his wife were charged with numerous felony counts and both faced decades in federal prison. In the early morning hours of the day following the raid, Dr. Jim Redd took his own life.
The moths and bugworms won’t recognize jurisdictional boundaries. If the federal government won’t treat the largest single portion of the infected region, tree-killing bugs are likely to migrate into neighboring properties.
The federal government earned just 73 cents for every dollar of federal land it manages.