Monument Restoration News

Press Release: President Biden, “Build Back Better” by restoring the protections for Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Escalante, Utah (March 25, 2021) — Grand Staircase Escalante Partners urges the Biden Administration to quickly restore the promise and protections for Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Press Release: Deb Haaland confirmed to serve as our nation’s Secretary of the Interior

Deb Haaland confirmed to serve as our nation’s Secretary of the Interior Escalante, UT (March 16, 2021) — Yesterday, the Senate voted to confirm Deb Haaland to serve as our nation’s Secretary of the Interior. Grand Staircase Escalante Partners would like to extend our congratulations to Secretary Haaland, who is the first Native American to…

Op-Ed | Honor the Grand Staircase deal and protect the last frontier

Sarah Bauman, Executive Director here at Partners, wrote an Opinion Editorial that was published in the Salt Lake Tribune on February 5th, 2021.

Day 1: What we know so far

GSENM boundaries scheduled for Interior review within 60 days. Here is everything we know about the Executive Order for Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears national monuments.

Much to do about nature

Today Biden’s team released a statement naming Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and calling for a review of the boundaries for the Monument, along with many other vital national monuments around the country.

2020 Election: Next Steps to Restore the Monument

Today we are filled with hope. The Biden/Harris team has committed to restoring Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument according to the nearly 1.9 million acres defined in its original 1996 proclamation

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