Cave Towers Volunteer Project Nov. 19
Nov06

Cave Towers Volunteer Project Nov. 19

Volunteer to Protect Cave Towers Sunday, November 19, 2017 – Cedar Mesa, UT Over the past few months, the Acoma Pueblo Conservation Corps, FCM volunteers and Woods Canyon Archaeological Consultants have been putting in some serious time and energy to survey and stabilize the Cave Towers archaeological site on SITLA land. The trouble is, stray cattle can make their way into the site and undo all the hard work that’s been...

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National Public Lands Day 2017
Sep11

National Public Lands Day 2017

Join FCM and BLM to support public lands! When: September 30th, 9:00am  Where: Montezuma Canyon Join FCM and BLM for a day of service! We will be working on two projects for NPLD 2017. Some volunteers will install buck and rail fencing at two nearby archeological sites in Montezuma Canyon to protect against ongoing and potential cattle damage. Other volunteers will work to remove the existing chain link fence and haul it away. We will...

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Threatened: Access to Public Lands in Cottonwood Wash
Sep07

Threatened: Access to Public Lands in Cottonwood Wash

Public Access to Bears Ears Threatened near Bluff Voice your concerns! – September 19th, 11:30 am, Community Hideout Center, Monticello Friends of Cedar Mesa and the community of public lands users in San Juan County has recently learned that a private land owner has requested that San Juan County close two public county roads in southeast Utah that allow access to the Bears Ears National Monument. The two roads, a segment...

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Visit with Respect educational offerings
Aug01

Visit with Respect educational offerings

“Hmmm, I’m bringing my group to explore the archaeologically rich Bears Ears National Monument. What should I tell them about how to be good visitors?” You decided to bring a group to Bears Ears National Monument, great! And you want to know how to visit with respect, awesome! We would love to help teach your group the concepts of careful visitation to the area’s cultural and natural resources. Our staff offers a variety of fun,...

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Secretary Zinke recommends unprotecting parts of Bears Ears: Our response
Jun12

Secretary Zinke recommends unprotecting parts of Bears Ears: Our response

Friends of Cedar Mesa Reaction to Secretary Zinke’s Recommendation to Reduce the Size of the Bears Ears National Monument Today Friends of Cedar Mesa learned that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended eliminating National Monument protection for at least some of the Bears Ears landscape. While details were not released, any meaningful shrinkage of the Monument would remove protections for areas of rich scientific, historic,...

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Shumway Cabin Fall Service Project
Sep20

Shumway Cabin Fall Service Project

Volunteer with FCM to finish the Shumway Cabin project – FULL When: November 4th, 9:00am Where: Historic Shumway Cabin Join FCM and SITLA as we complete the ongoing service project at the Historic Shumway Cabin site. Earlier this year, volunteers worked with archaeologists and family members to stabilize the historic early 1900s cabin. On November 4th, volunteers will be installing interpretive signs and building wire fence to...

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