Passed in 1906, the Antiquities Act has been under attack by some members of Congress recently, but it remains a vitally important conservation tool.
Passed in 1906, the Antiquities Act authorized all future presidents to protect historic landmarks or objects of “scientific interest”
According to new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists, notable historic, cultural and natural sites around the country could be damaged or d
Were it to become law, H.R. 1459 would add bureaucratic hurdles and arbitrary limits to the process of designating national monuments.
The latest salvo against public lands, H.R.
President Barack Obama is preparing to designate New Mexico’s Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks area and California’s
In the poll, which was commissioned by the veterans advocacy group Vet Voice Foundation, nearly three out of four residents of Dona Ana County supported the establishment of a monument to encompass the Potrillo, Sierra de Las Uva
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Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) announced on Dec. 3 that he will introduce a bill this month to designate central Colorado’s Browns Canyon as a national monument, with nearly half of that newly-protected land to be set aside as wilderness.
Cedar Breaks National Monument is located in Utah near Cedar City. The site was designated as a national monument in 1933.