Comparing Theories, Management, and Tragedies
Recent situations that seem to prove the statements of wild horse opponents, but do they? CAES looks at facts, theories, and hypocrisy in the recent Cold Creek and Herber wild horse herd.
Read the full article here
“Arizona should take a whole lot of pride because that Heber area ecosystem is beautiful simply because it’s working,” said Cecama-Hogsett. “That’s the big story — that Heber herd is the only one that IS working. Don’t fix what isn’t broken. Let us and the community step in and help if need be.” (excerpt from the article)
That’s not exactly what was said, It was that it is working, and that is because man has not eliminated the apex predators and they are keeping this population in check. Val responded to Laura Singleton, the journalist who spoke with her and authored this article, but later someone brought to our attention how awful the comments after hers were, and if you know Val, you know she is an educator and fierce advocate for many wildlife species but her passion is the wild horses, so …she had to respond a bit more. We thought we should share.