public lands ranching
Misreporting on wild horses is an out-of-control problem — and Washington Post editors are locked in conflict over fixing errors or letting them stand.
A third reader submits hard proof of fundamental errors within the same New York Times article, and goes ignored. What does the Times choose to correct? A spelling error.
Challis wild horse herds aren't causing land health problems in the Spar Canyon. Domestic cattle — under the management responsibility of the BLM — are. And photos prove it.
The Washington Post, Seattle Times, Houston Chronicle - Nov 18, 2020
The Washington Post, Seattle Times and the Houston Chronicle all have a duty to inform the public — not disinform it.
The New York Times - Mar 22, 2020
"4% of “the West” is not, can never be considered “the West,” New York Times . You can't let that stand."
BLM data shows cattle historically outnumber wild horses on federal lands. That data is now public, and could reshape the entire wild horse debate.
What do the Koch Brothers, Ted Turner, and the Hilton family have in common with Cliven Bundy? They're among a group of powerful welfare ranchers that take from the public and keep for themselves.
Few Americans visit the nation’s public grass and forest lands; fewer still know what livestock damage looks like on them.
Five hundred million dollars. That’s what 21,000 ranchers who graze their livestock on America’s iconic western rangelands are estimated to have cost US taxpayers... [View more]
the Guardian - Jan 09, 2015
Caty Enders handed the reins of her wild horse article to meat industry suppliers and sources. Hidden economic conflicts of interest — and significant errors — ensued.