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Herbert To Sign Resolution Against Bears Ears

May 19, 2016
KUED

Governor Gary Herbert told reporters today at his monthly news conference that he plans to sign the resolution against creating a Bears Ears National Monument. He also indicated he will continue working with the Obama Administration on the issue. 

Ian McCammon

Utah lawmakers made it clear in Wednesday’s special session that state leaders don’t want President Obama to create a new national monument in Utah.

Nicole Nixon

Navajo leaders from San Juan County gathered at the State Capitol Tuesday to voice their opposition to a potential Bears Ears National Monument.

Judy Fahys/KUER

Dozens of people attended a hearing at the State Capitol on Wednesday wearing t-shirts that said: “Protect Bears Ears.”

Josh Ewing

An extraordinary coalition of Western tribal leaders is petitioning for a new conservation area in southeastern Utah.

Democratic State Senator Jim Dabakis is in Washington D.C. this week and will be meeting with White House officials on Friday to give his unique perspective on public lands.

New National Monument Proposed for Southern Utah

Nov 13, 2012
Island in the Sky
Dan Bammes

    More than a hundred businesses involved in outdoor recreation are sending a letter to President Obama asking him to create a Greater Canyonlands National Monument.