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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BLM agrees to changes for fuels reduction project near Blanding
Sep14

BLM agrees to changes for fuels reduction project near Blanding

Friends of Cedar Mesa consults on proposed project, BLM agrees to better practices The Canyon Country Fire Zone of the BLM has proposed a Fuels Reduction project called Blanding East that should be signed and put into motion within the next week or two. Friends of Cedar Mesa became interested in the project when we learned about the archaeological density in the pinyon-juniper woodland that the BLM wanted to “thin” and we...

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Cedar Mesa Full of Antiquities Worth Preserving
Mar15

Cedar Mesa Full of Antiquities Worth Preserving

Published in the San Juan Record, March 2014:   In his State of the Union Address, President Obama said, “I will use my authority to protect more of our pristine federal lands for future generations.”  This statement was a clear reference to the his power to create national monuments, granted by Congress as part of the Antiquities Act in 1906. The President’s invocation of this authority was also likely the motivation for...

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