Hiking and Mining Battle for Supremacy at Shrunken National Monument

Rabbitbrush bloomed in abundance, casting a soft yellow sheen that extended out from both sides of the desert roadway. To the north, the carpet of wildflowers was broken only by distant hills along the horizon that wall in the Paria River Valley. The super bloom gave testament to the glut of precipitation that fell in Utah’s high desert this past winter. 

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Tribes Challenge Shrinking of Monuments as Zinke Pushes More Changes

On the heels of the President Donald Trump’s proclamations to drastically cut two national monument’s borders, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke released a final report recommending two more monuments for the chopping block and creating three new ones.

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