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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