• Endangered Species

    Enacted in 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was intended to prevent the extinction of certain species by recovering them and removing them from the threatened and endangered species list. However, since the ESA was last reauthorized two decades ago, fewer than 2% of the species listed as endangered have

  • Wild Horse & Burro

    Wild horses and burros are non-native animals, protected by the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WHB Act). The proper management of these animals on federal land affects many ranchers across the West. However, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has only been able to manage these populations to a

  • Gray Wolf

    Since being listed as an endangered species in 1974, the gray wolf has exceeded recovery goals by more than 300 percent and has bipartisan support for a delisting. In 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing the wolves’ endangered status, and were met with threats by environmental groups