Berryman Institute

Improving human-wildlife interactions by reducing conflicts through research, teaching, outreach, and education.

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2024 FREES SUMMIT IN ELKO, NEVADA IS NOW OPEN Register Here

This year's summit will focus on free-roaming equid interactions with wildlife. A blend of scientific talks, field experiences, and facilitated groups will work to connect wildlife, conservation, and wild horse and burro management interests. The 2024 FREES Summit is sure to provide a rewarding, educational and professional atmosphere to interact with peers and make new connections. For more information about FREES, click here.

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Free Roaming Equids and Ecosystem Sustainability Network

The Free Roaming Equid and Ecosystem Sustainability Network (FREES) are concerned Americans working to achieve the goal of healthy humans and wild horses on healthy western landscapes.  There are more wild horses inhabiting these landscapes than the habitats can support.