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National Monuments and Marine Sanctuaries Still at Risk
Early reports say more than 685,000 supported Bears Ears!
Canyon of the Ancients in southwest Colorado. Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=640628
Canyons of the Ancients and other monuments still need your support Contact the Dept of Interior by July 10th
The Department of the Interior issued a list of 22 Monuments under review, along with five Marine National Monuments. The review includes Canyons of the Ancients in Colorado, Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah, Upper Missouri River Breaks in Montana, Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grade del Norte in New Mexico and numerous others. See the whole list here. We must make it clear that there’s overwhelming support for Canyons of the Ancients and other monuments that we treasure and visit. The Interior Department (DOI) comment process is movign rapidly:
Time is short: Comments on all other Monuments will be accepted for 60 days until July 10th. Bears Ears comments are closed.
The Interior Dept. will only count comments based on mentions BY NAME. It’s critical to state the name of the Monuments you’re commenting on.
Also, the conservation community has created Monumentsforall.org to register your comments. They will be collected under your name, and will enable us to track numbers and messages. Please add your personal comments to the form letter.
Wild Connections 2168 Pheasant Place, Colorado Springs CO 80909 firstname.lastname@example.org