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This week in ass-grabbing journalism (Part II): Wild horse lies, and the media that spreads them.

Despite the media’s present war on “fake news,” it fluorishes, particularly on the wild horse issue, a red-meat topic that trends quickly, necessitating fast turnaround by reporters with no experience on the topic (and no editors who have it, either); no multiple sourcing; no independent fact-finding or research; and zero accountability. 579 more words

Hiking the new ART East (Jacksonville, Oregon) 14-Nov-2017

Whatever else you might say about 2017, it was a great year for new trails in Southern Oregon!  Several hiking, biking, and equestrain trails came online in… 1,042 more words

Hiking

‘Coordination’ isn’t control

Oregon counties assert authority over federal lands

People who supported the aims but not the tactics of last year’s armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge think they’ve found a way to gain a greater degree of local control over federal lands. 51 more words

Opinion

The Three Great Myths about America's Wild Horses

by William E. Simpson as published on HorseTalk

One of the favorite tools used by the cattle industry to push competing grazing animals off the lands they covet is that of supporting outright myths and also funding questionably designed studies and then promoting the highly questionable results. 165 more words

Horse News

Paula Cas reblogged this on Paths I Walk.

Henry Mountain (Cascade-Siskiyou NM) 11-Nov-2017

An Armistice Day sunbreak in the wet wave trains of early winter gave us a chance to do a pre-snowshoe season reconn of trails at the south end of the… 1,140 more words

Hiking

Settlement: Red River Determines Texas-Oklahoma Border

DALLAS (AP) – Texas landowners who live along a river separating them from Oklahoma have reached a settlement with federal officials saying the Texas border lies with the meandering flow of the river. 116 more words

News

Budget Cuts Could Mean Horse Slaughtering To Be Reinstated

DENVER (CBS4) – The federal government could be changing what it does with thousands of wild horses spread out across public lands in the western United States. 225 more words

News