Speak up about national monuments



Editor,
The reduction of the Bears Ear National Monument announced this week is an affront to the long history of conservation in the United States. Given the role our region had in starting the conservation of public land conservation, it is an affront to us.
Every claim justifying this action is false. The local Native Americans originated the proposal after spending years speaking to elders to design the area. The local people presented this to the Department of Interior (DOI) and DOI worked...

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