Wednesday, September 24, 2014
TAKE ACTION for Wild Horses Before They're Gone
It can be crazy keeping up with wild
horse news, but I do it with a great but under-used feature of Google called an
With this, I get daily FREE email about wild horses.
set up a Google Alert: follow
this link, fill out the form, and click the
“Create Alert” button.
The form asks some questions :
Search Query: Type in wild horses
Type – I set my alerts for all types of alerts – news, blogs,
often : Once per day is enough for
– This isn’t loudness ; it means, how many responses you want to see.
I choose “Only the best results,” otherwise you often get the same story
over and over again.
When you get your Google Alerts
they’ll look something like this:
You click on a headline, go read the
story and if there’s a place to comment, do it.
Wild Horses: Fair Game On Public Land
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) collected 23 wild horses
from the Virginia Range earlier this month. The range outside of Reno,
Nevada is public land and thus unprotected by the Wild and Free-Roaming Horses
and Burros Act, which protects ...
THIS IS ALL ABOUT PEER PRESSURE! Your opinion influences other people. They
won’t know if you’re 11 years old or 87 years old. They won’t know if you’re a
student or a veterinarian – unless you think those facts are important to mention.
In a short response,
I might say
“wild horses deserve freedom and the land they’re given by law”
horses belong to all Americans and shouldn’t go to slaughter” or
“a wild horse
sanctuary is a good idea, but shouldn’t be all geldings"
If you want to go a step further, use this easy format :
Describe your personal connection to the
issue in 2 -3 sentences
Give 3 facts about the issue – 1 – 3 sentences
c 3) WHAT ACTION do you want people to
take? – 1 sentence
That’s it! In 3 – 6 sentences, you will have explained why you want to live
in a world with wild horses.
If you want, you can even keep that short document as a letter-in-waiting, but whatever you do -- put your opinion out there! You don't have to be brave or brilliant, you just have to speak up for those who can't speak for themselves.
Labels: Google alerts, take action, wild horses
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Terri Farley @ 5:16 PM