Tag: Bears Ears National Monument
"The Trump administration continues to prove its utter disregard of our public lands and outdoor heritage."
Yes Secretary Zinke claimed that the shrinking of the national monuments "isn’t really about oil and gas.”
How racism, grave robbery, disrespect of tribal sovereignty and Mormon belief in divine rights is driving Utah’s attack on public lands.
The fight will not be easy, but with so much support and on-the-ground activism, hopefully it is a fight that conservationists can win.
Trump plans to shrink Bears Ears monument from more than one million acres to 200,000 acres, with similar cuts to the Grand Staircase-Escalante.
“The people have spoken – more than half a million strong – and 99 percent expect these magnificent lands to be held in the public trust for future generations.”
The Trump administration will review the status of The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, one of the country’s most significant cultural sites.