Urge Congress to defend America’s national monuments

In early December, President Donald Trump dismantled Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in southern Utah, eliminating over 2 million acres of public land protections. His proclamations allow for more mining and drilling claims to be made within the original boundaries of these monuments at 9 am EST on February 2nd. Please act now:…

On Eve of Announcement on UT Monument, Hundreds of Scientists Tell Administration that Changes to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Would Harm Research and Discovery

As President Trump prepares to travel to Utah Monday where he reportedly will announce significant reductions to two of its national monuments, 146 scientists, researchers, and academic organizations from 19 states have released a letter to the administration citing the importance of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to scientific research and discovery. Calling the more…

Chambers of Commerce Tell Trump Administration to Leave National Monuments Alone

  CONTACT: Suzanne Catlett, escalanteutah@gmail.com; 801-836-1280 Nearly 600 businesses and chambers of commerce say their future is uncertain with attacks on national monuments Escalante, Utah (November 16, 2017) – Just days before Small Business Saturday, nearly 600 rural businesses, aquariums, and chambers of commerce sent a letter to Gary Cohn, Director of the National Economic…

A Monumental Road Trip: Grand Staircase-Escalante

This Spring, my partner and I – along with tens of thousands of Americans – were stunned to watch President Donald Trump sign an Executive Order that could jeopardize one of America’s greatest assets: our national monuments. From Bears Ears to the Statue of Liberty, our national monuments preserve our natural and cultural treasures. So…

A Monumental Road Trip: Vermilion Cliffs

This Spring, my partner and I – along with tens of thousands of Americans – were stunned to watch President Donald Trump sign an Executive Order that could jeopardize one of America’s greatest assets: our national monuments. From Bears Ears to the Statue of Liberty, our national monuments preserve our natural and cultural treasures. So…