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27 07, 2023

Key Private Property in Bears Ears National Monument to Be Protected Forever

2023-07-27T11:46:09-06:00July 27th, 2023|In the News, Press Releases, Regional and National News, Updates from the Five Tribes|

Conservancy Acquisition Could Set New Standard for Private Lands Conservation in Utah BLUFF, Utah— After a 16-month effort, the most important parcel of private land surrounded by Bears Ears National Monument has been permanently protected by The Wildlands Conservancy. The conservancy owns and manages the largest nonprofit nature preserve system on the West Coast. The 320-acre Cottonwood Wa

20 06, 2022

Native American tribes to co-manage national monument for first time

2022-08-15T14:44:59-06:00June 20th, 2022|In the News, Regional and National News, Uncategorized|

The unprecedented agreement gives five tribes more input in the management of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah By Maxine Joselow Updated June 20, 2022 at 12:44 p.m. EDT|Published June 20, 2022 at 11:41 a.m. EDT   The Biden administration has reached a historic agreement to give five Native American tribes more say over the day-to-day management of a national monument in Utah, marki

8 10, 2021

Biden expands Bears Ears and other national monuments, reversing Trump cuts

2022-08-15T17:13:33-06:00October 8th, 2021|In the News, Regional and National News, Uncategorized|

The decision restored full protections to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah and reinstated fishing restrictions in a marine monument off New England By Joshua Partlow October 8, 2021 at 3:43 p.m. EDT President Biden on Friday restored full protections to three national monuments that had been slashed in size by former president Donald Trump, including Bears Ears and Grand Sta

22 08, 2020

What Are Public Lands Good For?

2020-08-26T11:59:21-06:00August 22nd, 2020|Regional and National News|

Patagonia. Public lands are Native lands, and when Tribes came together to protect Bears Ears as a national monument, they were seeking holistic preservation of the region and the sacred cultural knowledge tied to it. "This cultural information is important for all Native people. This is why tribes have set aside any differences and come together: If this information is lost, it’s lost fore


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