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Staircase to Heaven, Part 1

Then As far as I can recall, I first saw Utah’s Grand Staircase in the summer of 1970. Heading south and east from Fredonia across the Arizona Strip on U.S. 832 more words


xoxo, Your Public Lands Advocate

I live in Utah because of public lands. Growing up in Ohio and Toronto, I had no idea what the term “public lands” meant. I didn’t know the United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was even a thing.

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No News is Still News, Day 2

Day 2 came and went, and still, news crept into my life. This time, the old fashioned way, by word of mouth.

Half of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, they say, is to be sold off to the highest bidder. 224 more words

Trump's Decision To Protect Public Land Access

SCI Supports President Trump’s Decision

To Protect Public Land Access

TUCSON, ARIZONA—Safari Club International today announced support for the decision by President Donald Trump and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to protect access to public lands in Utah. 388 more words

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Patagonia, REI and Other Outdoor Retailers Protest Trump’s Decision to Shrink Utah Monuments

The New York Times reports

Patagonia, REI and other outdoor clothing and equipment retailers are speaking out against President Trump’s plan to slash the size of two national monuments in Utah by some two million acres.

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Rep. Stewart proposes creating Grand Staircase-Escalante National Park

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah congressman Chris Stewart is proposing creating a new national park in the same spot as the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. 585 more words


Native American tribes sue Trump over Bears Ears National Monument

SALT LAKE CITY — A coalition of Native American tribes have filed a lawsuit, challenging President Trump’s authority to shrink the Bears Ears National Monument. 173 more words