President Trump’s decision to reduce the size of two national monuments in Utah—Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante—has been a political … More
Last week, President Trump issued two long-awaited proclamations reducing the size of two controversial national monuments in Utah. The same … More
After an intense, months-long review of national monuments, Secretary Zinke delivered his report with recommendations to the President on August … More
Last week, Interior Secretary Zinke released an interim report suggesting that the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument should be redrawn and management of the area reconsidered. In less than a day, before knowing what the new boundaries or management would be, lawsuits were threatened. If carried out, the proposal will empower tribes, promote better stewardship, and limit unnecessary regulation.
Shifting the cost of recreational opportunities on federal lands to those who enjoy them will better reveal how valuable this use of these lands is.
The big news this week was the President’s declaration of Bear’s Ears and Gold Butte national monuments, totaling a little … More