Cedar Mesa Great House Service Project
Apr20

Cedar Mesa Great House Service Project

Service project to protect Cedar Mesa Great House Part of Utah Archaeology Month – Friday, May 5th, 2017  Join Friends of Cedar Mesa and the BLM to help protect an ancient Puebloan great house on Cedar Mesa that is being damaged by cattle and off-road vehicles. We will be doing the final of three buck & rail fence installations on Friday, May 5th in honor of Utah Archaeology Month. This is a physically demanding project...

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Now hiring Volunteer & Monitoring Coordinator
Apr17

Now hiring Volunteer & Monitoring Coordinator

Position Details Friends of Cedar Mesa is seeking a full-time Volunteer & Monitoring Coordinator to organize and expand volunteer projects and cultural site monitoring on public lands in San Juan County, including the new Bears Ears National Monument. S/he will spend about 30% of their time organizing volunteer & service projects, another 30% developing and expanding cultural site monitoring programs, 20% on communications and...

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2018 Calendar Photo Contest
Apr07

2018 Calendar Photo Contest

Now accepting submissions for 2018 Greater Cedar Mesa Calendar Contest It’s that time of year again to go through your favorite prints of the greater Cedar Mesa area and pick out a few to share with FCM and other archaeology enthusiasts. FCM is now accepting photo submissions for our 2018 Greater Cedar Mesa Calendar. The calendar is a fun way for supporters to help FCM fundraise for our education, stewardship and advocacy work,...

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Earth Day Service Projects on Muley Point
Mar24

Earth Day Service Projects on Muley Point

Volunteer for Earth Day on Muley Point with the NPS Saturday, April 22, 2017 – Muley Point, Utah – EVENT FULL 9 am – 2 pm For the second year in a row, Friends of Cedar Mesa and the National Park Service of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area are partnering for an Earth Day of service on Muley Point. We would love to have you volunteer on the three projects planned: Trash clean-up around this popular scenic overlook...

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Top Memorable Moments of 2016
Jan11

Top Memorable Moments of 2016

1 Cedar Mesa protected in Bears Ears National Monument History Made … Sigh of Relief! What a campaign it has been. After years of collaborative work between Native American Tribes, archaeologists, conservation organizations and enthusiastic supporters, the Bears Ears cultural landscape was finally protected. The 1.35 million-acre National Monument was created just a few days before the end of 2016 on December 28.   2 Reward...

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Statement on Congress failing to protect Cedar Mesa and the Bears Ears
Dec09

Statement on Congress failing to protect Cedar Mesa and the Bears Ears

Friday, December 9, 2016 “Congress has concluded its work for the 2016 session without so much as a vote in the House of Representatives on the Utah Public Lands Initiative. We believe this represents a clear sign the bill lacked the bi-partisan support necessary to become law due to the many ‘poison pills’ it contained that would have decreased protections on the ground for internationally significant lands. “Congress has failed for...

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