15 minutes of the beauty of Grand Staircase-Escalante

 

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Preview YouTube video Artist in Residence: Grand Staircase-Escalante National MonumentArtist in Residence: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

 

Sadly, this Monument has now been cut into three small monuments, totaling only half its former size, and opening one million acres of once-protected lands to mining, fracking, and other industrialization. A court case has been filed to re-instate the Monument.

We each need to continue to speak up in defense of our wild lands before they are all gone.

Photographer: John Fowler /  Wikipedia / This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license./ Metate Arch in Grand Staircase-Escalante national Monument

Thanks to Carolyn Shelton for sending this video and for her role in its creation.

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