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A note from our New Executive Director Dear Friends of Partners and Grand Staircase-Escalante, It is with great pleasure that I write my first newsletter piece as the Grand Staircase Escalante Partners (GSEP) Executive Director. Two months into the job and nearly 20 years since I first visited this place, I am struck by the…Details
Sign up to get the latest Court News in your inbox Sign Up Now January 9 Filing: On January 9, Plaintiffs’ counsel filed a partial motion for summary judgment in Grand Staircase Escalante Partners v. Trump arguing that the President lacks constitutional or statutory authority to revoke or reduce a national monument. The filing is…Details
On Friday August 23rd, the BLM released their final management plan for Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. This plan reserves no protections for the almost 800,000 acres excluded from the monument in 2017. It opens these area’s to mining, drilling, OHV use and cattle grazing. “The BLM’s management plan attempts to cement the largest roll-back in…Details
MEDIA ADVISORY March 8, 2019 Contact: (435) 201-0693 Nicole Croft, Executive Director Grand Staircase-Escalante Partners WHAT: On Wednesday, March 13, at 10 a.m. ET, the House Natural Resources Committee (HNRC), under the majority leadership of Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-NM, will conduct a full committee oversight hearing on national monuments titled, “Forgotten Voices: The Inadequate Review and…Details
ONE YEAR AFTER TRUMP SHRANK TWO UTAH MONUMENTS, MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COMMENTS WEIGH IN ON FUTURE PLANS by Rebecca Worby Dec 4, 2018 On Tuesday, exactly one year after President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders shrinking the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase–Escalante national monuments in Utah, advocacy groups announced that more than 500,000 comments were submitted regarding the…Details
Trump Administration Takes Next Step in Sham Process to Shrink and Destroy Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments
Ignoring Public Opposition and Legal Challenges, Department of Interior Releases Draft Management Plans Escalante, UTAH – Today, an assortment of local and national groups, and globally-respected scientist organizations, denounced the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) release of draft management plans for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments as another step toward shrinking and destroying…Details
Local Groups Evaluating Options Against Mining in Sensitive Area within Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Escalante, Utah (June 20, 2018) – The threat of mineral mining within Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument has dramatically increased and the Conservation Lands Foundation, Grand Staircase Escalante Partners and Society for Vertebrate Paleontology have announced they’re evaluating any and…Details
At the end of May, the Bureau of Land Management held a workshop in Kanab that was meant to gather information about the socio-economic impacts that a smaller Grand Staircase-Escalante may have on the gateway communities. Click here for a response from Grand Staircase Escalante Partners and other stakeholders.
Wednesday November 28th, join us in celebrating the service of board members Noel Poe, Mike Satter & Sage Sorenson at 6 PM at the Best Western Red Hills in Kanab Save the DateDetails