Posts Tagged ‘Craig Downer’


Sacramento, Calif. (July 15, 2010) – Today a lawsuit was filed to stop the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from rounding up and removing nearly 2,000 wild horses and burros from the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area north of Susanville, California. The roundup, slated to begin in August, is the second largest capture and removal operation planned by the BLM for Fiscal ... Full story

Legal Action Taken to Halt Wild Horse Roundup in Nevada

1,200 Wild Horses To Be Stampeded For Miles in Desert Heat Creates Unnecessary Fatality Risk for Young Foals, Weak and Older Horses Washington, DC (July 9, 2010) – Yesterday, In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, and ecologist Craig Downer, represented by Advocates For the West, a leading conservation group, filed an Appeal and Petition to Stay with the Interior Board of Land Appeals ... Full story

Calico Wild Horse Lawsuit Dismissed on Technicality, not Merits; Government Evades Ruling on Illegality of Warehousing Wild Horses in the Midwest

Plaintiffs Promise To Continue Fight to Halt BLM Illegal Practices Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2010) – Today, the Honorable Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court in Washington DC, dismissed on standing and mootness the lawsuit brought against U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) by animal protection organization In Defense of Animals (IDA), wildlife ecologist Craig Downer and ... Full story
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