This panorama from the top of Bridger Jack Butte shows part of Indian Creek's classic landscape that is currently protected by the 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument. Recent reports indicate that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended President Donald Trump shrink Bears Ears and other national monuments. Show More Summary
History and heritage are powerful words in American politics. Just days after bloody white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville last month, Donald Trump argued that a growing chorus of voices calling for the removal of Confederate statues would inevitably lead to the removal of monuments honoring the Founding Fathers – tantamount to heresy. Show More Summary
Nearly half the monuments recently reviewed at Trump's request will reportedly be cut down or face other changes.
Zinke argues for new borders and management practices to favor grazing, logging, and energy extraction.
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Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke handed over his recommendations for changing national monuments to Prsident Donald Trump Thursday afternoon. The secretary announced that none of the 27 national monuments he reviewed would be rescinded, and only a “handful” would be reduced in acreage. Show More Summary
We don't have an official release yet, but word is that NONE of the 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration will be completely eliminated. But that was always an extreme option, probably tossed out there as a smokescreen...Show More Summary
The interior secretary's report to President Trump is certain to spark big legal battles.
The world-class climbing destination of Indian Creek, Utah, is part of Bears Ears National Monument, an area that is culturally significant for at least five Native American tribes. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has suggested the possibility...Show More Summary
Bears Ears National Monument may be just shy of eight months old, but the treasures located within its boundaries have been around for thousands, even millions, of years. There are countless unique geologic formations, ancient dwellings, and petroglyphs scattered across its 1.35 million acres in southeastern Utah. Show More Summary
Trump’s Other Big Fight Over Monuments Valley of the Gods, part of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Jim Lo Scalzo—EPA Inside the bitter clash over public space and private rights By KATY STEINMETZ Liza Doran walks past a rusty, bug-eyed Buick Super that sits in front of her trading post in southern Utah…
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to recommend that the Bears Ears monument be reduced in size, setting up a fight with environmentalists and Native Americans.
Our correspondent heads to Bears Ears National Monument to find out
Some Utahans say the U.S. owns too much of their land, but others argue for protection.
Hundreds of thousands of people have weighed in on whether Utah's new Bears Ears National Monument should be preserved, downsized or rescinded. The U.S. Interior Department closed Monday a two-month … Click to Continue »
Interior Secretary Zinke wants to gut new national monuments. Tell him how you feel about that.
In May, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited the wind-carved red rock of Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument. But when he looked out over the vista, it’s not clear that he saw all the value the expansive landscape had to offer. Zinke...Show More Summary
Recently released public comments from Utah residents show an overwhelming majority—88 percent—support preserving the monument's status
WASHINGTON – Following Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s announcement today of recommendations that would undermine Bears Ears National Monument in Utah – reducing the size of the monument and altering the current management paradigm –...Show More Summary
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