In the coming weeks, the Trump administration will review comments, and by June 10th, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will make a recommendation about Bears Ears’ monument status.
Our parks would benefit from staying in the Paris Agreement, where nearly 200 countries are committed to reduce human-driven emissions and aim to stop the rise of global temperatures.
Today, a coalition of conservation groups and others announced that a historic number of comments and petitions of support have been submitted to the Department of the Interior in support of Bears Ears National Monument. Despite the entirely inadequate 15-day period ending on May 26th prov
A president does not have the power to revoke a national monument
Stretching from Maine to New Mexico and Utah to Hawaii, America’s national monuments can be found all over the country, and offer the chance to do everything from exploring ruins and discovering dinosaurs to rock climbing and snorkeling.
The Wilderness Society can provide background, commentary and photos on the Trump administration review of Bears Ears and other national monuments across the country.
Earlier this week the Trump administration released its detailed budget for the federal government.
President Trump’s first official budget proposal includes a rider that encourages drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, among other cash-grab gimmicks and deep cuts to conservation programs.
At a time when America’s parks and other public lands desperately need greater investments and protections, the proposed Trump budget represents a retreat from common sense.