On our recent trip to Utah, Tanya and I (with our friends Jim and Kris) spent two days in the Escalante area in the heart of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. 1,184 more words
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Scenic Byway 12 traverses an incredible stretch of land from Torrey and Capitol Reef National Park to Red Canyon in Dixie National Forest. The entire byway is 124 miles and is almost entirely surrounded by public land making it a prime route for outdoor adventure. 1,130 more words
Before we moved to Utah, I’m not sure I was even aware of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. But a few months after we moved, at a celebration to kick off the beginning of the school year, a colleague of mine spoke about Grand Staircase-Escalante effusively, calling it his favorite place in Utah. 233 more words
This isn’t ironic, it’s unconscionable.
At the same time scientists released a study finding Glacier National Park’s namesake glaciers are headed for extinction, Trump’s U.S. 316 more words