The proposal to create a Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument has newspapers in the region weighing in with some more nuanced and thoughtful discussions than we often see in likely contentious issues like this. [Right, view of proposed monument area. Credit, Steve Bridgehouse, as posted on the Sierra Club site]The St. George (Utah) News starts off with the statement, "For well over a century the complicated and often uneasy relationships between conservationists, miners, ranchers, and the U.
Having just returned from the Grand Canyon, I noticed with interest that the Obama administration is announcing the continuation of a moratorium on uranium mining on lands adjacent to Grand Canyon National Park. It's a contentious i... Read Post
While the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River might be world famous tourist attractions, not all of us are lucky enough to be able to visit the place in our lifetimes. That however doesn’t mean we cannot have a life-like, virtual to... Read Post