Preparedness & Survival



Plan To Move Wild Horses Away From Livestock Grazing Areas
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, FEBRUARY 9, 2019

OPINION

Massive Taxpayer Savings by implementing Wild Horse Fire Brigade 1) Reallocating native species American wild horses from BLM custody to wildfire fuel abatement roles in remote wilderness areas provides an instant savings related to housing and feeding horses in the realm of $80-million annually; 2) Based on comparable cost analysis for fuel treatment methodologies (prescribed burns & mowing where possible); each wild horse...
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Revealing Email About Wild Horses From Executive Director of American Wild Horse Campaign
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JANUARY 16, 2019

OPINION

Dear Readers: Over the past 5-years, my wife (Laura) and I have been living in a mountain wilderness among free-roaming wild horses studying and filming them. In that time we have observed and documented a significant amount of important and new information on the behavioral ecology of American native species wild horses, including their evolutionary symbiotic mutualisms within a forested landscape,...
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Inconvenient Truths about Wild Horses, Wildfire, and Forest Management
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JANUARY 11, 2019

OPINION

Wildlife and natural resource management priorities have been turned upside down and now prioritize greed and ego over intelligence, common sense and sustainability.  The research and empirical evidence gathered over an intensive five-year study, which I have put forth within the contents of numerous published articles, are what might be termed as 'inconvenient truths', which are countered by the BLM &...
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Wildfire, Forest and Wildlife Management: Stupid is as Stupid Does
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, DECEMBER 16, 2018

OPINION

Ok, so the gloves are coming off in this article and deservedly so. Some might think this critique as overly harsh? But I would respond in return; how harsh is it for tens of thousands of people, including children, to be displaced from their homes just before the holidays? And all because some obtuse scientists, officials as well as off-base environmentalists...
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Intelligent Forest And Wildland Management Reduces Catastrophic Wildfire
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, DECEMBER 5, 2018

OPINION

Here is what an intelligent forest management plan encompasses: 1. Correcting Unnatural 1-hour Fuel Loading:  First and foremost, correcting the core fundamental problem of prodigious 1-hour fuel loading in and around forests and wildlands that stems from an ecological imbalance (wildlife management FAIL; severely depleted herbivores due to overly abundant predators, especially lions) a. Prescribed burns generally are not the answer because; (i) they cost a...
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Pilot Study Begun – Wildfire Fuel Abatement Via Wild Horse Fire Brigade 
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, OCTOBER 16, 2018

OPINION

After the devastating toxicity of 2018 wildfire smoke struck our local communities, including my own family, I redoubled my own efforts to help eliminate wildfire and its deadly smoke. During the 9-days I was providing assistance as 'local knowledge' on the Klamathon wildfire fire line, I saw many trees that survived that blazing inferno only because the local wild horses...
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