brumby madness by bureaucrats …

Australia’s brumbies across the nation are under threat from bureaucrats, who see them as a threat to their favored environmental lobby groups. The proposal is to remove, one way or another the environmental improvers of the environment. Insane, not dealing with the real destructors, wild pigs, dogs and cats.

Ecologist, Craig Downer says the idea of removing 6,000 horses, either to slaughter or shot on sight, was madness.

464 signatures are still needed!
Craig Downer just signed this petition on

Craig Downer

29 August at 09:27 ·


Regarding certain plans I have received from government and private parties concerning the future of the brumbies:
While I appreciate this group’s concern for

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Thanks for your work, Craig Downer, the stupidity burns. Here is the result of another cull. What they are like in a woodland? Keep the grass down, and seeds spread! Like this:

DSC00570 2016-03-20 11.04.16 2016-03-20 10.59.35Inquisitive, alert, and friendly, but still wild. The brolgas don’t mind them:


A grassy plain with sand dunes in the distance.

This horse was shot by helicopter marksman soon after this was taken.



About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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2 Responses to brumby madness by bureaucrats …

  1. Pingback: brumby madness by bureaucrats … | pindanpost | Cranky Old Crow

  2. Another Ian says:


    How the wheel turns

    Nevada had the most federal land at the time and the range community was afeared that about 20 million acres would be ruined before sense penetrated that act.

    Interestingly Texas had no federal land as a condition of them joining.

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