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A Place of Learning

A Place of Learning

Craig “Sage” Sorenson has lived in Escalante since before the Monument was designated by President Clinton in 1996. He has seen the transformation of the small Utah town from an economically-struggling community to a thriving stop-over for travelers visiting the...

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Dinosaur Discoveries

Dinosaur Discoveries

"My first very first day in GSENM was as a first-year paleontology graduate student at the University of Utah in the fall of 2004, lugging a helicopter net deep into the badlands for later retrieval of an articulated dinosaur skeleton. From that moment, I was hooked...

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Ever-Changing Canyons

Ever-Changing Canyons

"Friends have said they love the slickrock desert because it’s timeless. But the canyons keep changing. Each time I visit my favorite places, I see something new and extraordinary. Fresh layers of sediment banking the creek, washed in by flash floods. A delicate...

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Inspiration in Grand Staircase

Inspiration in Grand Staircase

When I needed to get my head right after a failed business, I went to one of my favorite places on earth, Grand Staircase. I set out for six days in the canyons with little more than a sleeping bag and a jar of Justin’s almond butter. I returned with a renewed sense...

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Highlights of Our Scoping Comment Goals

Highlights of Our Scoping Comment Goals

As our name "Partners" indicates, we seek to collaborate with organizations, agencies, Tribal partners, scientists, biologists, paleontologists, guides and outfitters, community members and others to determine the best strategies for achieving our mission to honor the...

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