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Monumental Buzz: The Bees and Butterflies of Our Public Lands

News coverage about protecting butterflies, domesticated honeybees and our native bees often focuses on agricultural lands and the use of pesticides.  But tens of thousands of acres of wild public …

Journey Through the Canyons of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

In late April of this year, the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order to “review” national monuments established in the last 21 years, despite the President’s campaign promises to fulfill …

Let’s Not Lose this Magical Place for Moose and Loon

“The spruce and cedar on its shores, hung with gray lichens, looked at a distance like the ghosts of trees. Ducks were sailing here and there on its surface, and …

The Antiquities Act Turns 111! How About a Hundred More Years?

The Antiquities Act, which has been integral to building our nation’s public-lands legacy, is 111 years strong. Americans’ love of and support for our public lands remains strong, too. Support …

Bears Ears National Monument: Of Spirit and Nature

Why We are Fighting for the Public Lands that Wildlife…

Fall in Love with Wild America

The Antiquities Act Under Attack

In the late 1800s, “pot-hunters” – private collectors and thieves – prowled the Southwest in search of artifacts and prehistoric sites, leaving behind a trail of looted dwellings, remains, and …

The Antiquities Act: Vital for the Public, Vital for America’s Outdoor Legacy

Sportsmen and women wanted it. Hikers, mountain bikers, rafters and business owners wanted it. Veterans’ groups wanted it. So did Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, former Sen. Mark Udall, former Rep. …

National monuments matter to Americans — Preserve the Antiquities Act

Top-down or grassroots — it’s all a matter of perspective. Sen. Mike Crapo of Idaho has introduced a bill, S. 228, to block presidents from establishing national monuments. In a news release, …

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