America’s wild horses are endangered.
Over 60,000 wild horses currently stand warehoused in taxpayer funded holding facilities; costing over $80 million/year and rising.
But wild horses have the ability to help provide a balance to our ecology and our spirits.
CANA Foundation is a 501(c)3 non profit working to unite wild horses with rewilding initiatives that allow them to live free, while restoring an environmental and spiritual balance as they have been naturally proven to do. Through these initiatives, large scale media projects and changing legislation, CANA advocates for rewilding as a non partisan solution to the nations wild horse management and fiscal crisis.
The reintroduction of select plants and animals into an environment to help restore an ecological balance that benefits all inhabitants.
Ecological studies show that wild horses have an adaptive instinct to harmoniously fit into a variety of ecosystems, which they enhance. As large herbivores, their grazing and digesting of foliage is beneficial, because their fecal matter holds seeds intact and their walking patterns and tails disperse other seeds while their flat hooves work to plant them, thus helping to sustain the surrounding ecosystem. When allowed to fulfill their ancient ecological niche, they can be used to help restore balance to our precious, yet degrading American ecosystems.
Additionally, horses have a unique ability to heal and enrich the human spirit; which has been proven through the presence of horses in various rehabilitation and therapy programs. CANA’s work takes this one step farther and incorporates wild horses as part of social, environmental, economical and ecotourism projects that provide benefits to the communities who welcome them.
CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Horses
- Humanely manage and preserve America’s dwindling wild horse populations
- Ensures wild horses can live with dignity in a protected habitat; free from the risk of slaughter & out of Bureau of Land Management facilities.
- Preserve and honor our wild horse nation as iconic symbols of American freedom & crucial to the stability of our North American ecosystem.
CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Habitats
- Foster conservation and sustainability for the lands the horses live on.
- Contribute to the preservation of our global biodiversity and help to mitigate climate breakdown.
CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Humanity
- Alleviate costs of millions to the American taxpayer.
- Heal, empower and enrich the lives of the local communities who welcome wild horses.
- Help to reconnect people with the value and beauty of nature and foster stewardship.
- Support America’s Indigenous People; in acknowledgment and reverence for their understanding and connection with nature and our wild horse nation.
- Empower those with the knowledge and understanding of natural law and the original creation to become rightful stewards once again.
CANA Foundation Praises Groundbreaking Rewilding Legislation for Wild Horses in FY2020 Interior Appropriations Budget
LOCUST VALLEY, NEY YORK, UNITED STATES, June 19, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — The CANA Foundation, a Long Island-based non profit organization that supports rewilding programs for America’s wild horses, today hailed bipartisan language in the FY2020 Interior Appropropriations Budget as a management option for America’s wild horses. The House Appropriations FY 2020 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill encourages rewilding for wild horse and burro management. This groundbreaking legislation will open up the opportunity to save millions of taxpayer dollars spent on keeping wild horses in captivity and instead explore opportunities that allow them to restore balance to threatened American ecosystems and provide benefits to those communities.
CANA Presents at 2019 Global Earth Repair Conference
On May 3rd-5th, 2019, CANA Foundation traveled to Port Townsend, Washington State, to speak at the Global Earth Repair Conference. Mo Brings Plenty joined an impressive panel of experts and thought leaders to present our talk titled, “How America’s Wild Horses Help Save Habitats and Humanity,” which details the importance of our wild horse nation to the health and sustainability of our lands, ecosystems, climate and us as humans.
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