national monuments

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?

  |   June 8, 2017

Bears Ears National Monument: Of Spirit and Nature

Bears Ears National Monument is a place where Native American culture intertwines with the high desert of the Grand Gulch Plateau in southeastern Utah. Hiking through this expansive landscape, with …

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The Antiquities Act Under Attack

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, …

Obama Uses Pen to Protect California Shoreline: More on Way?

President Barack Obama promised in his State of the Union address to use his authority to protect “more of our pristine federal lands for future generations” to get around congressional …

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