Most popular Celebrate Cedar Mesa weekend!
Mar13

Most popular Celebrate Cedar Mesa weekend!

Celebrate Cedar Mesa event draws record crowd What a celebratory event! Friends of Cedar Mesa wants to thank the 400 guests who joined us in Bluff March 3-5th, 2017 for a weekend of learning, exploration, and conversation about Cedar Mesa and the future of Bears Ears. A special thanks goes to our sponsor, Opsrey Packs of Cortez, CO. This was our biggest Celebrate Cedar Mesa event – so big in fact that it sold out two weeks in...

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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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Celebrate Cedar Mesa: March 3-5, 2017
Jan18

Celebrate Cedar Mesa: March 3-5, 2017

Bears Ears: What lies ahead? Celebrate Cedar Mesa is our annual gathering for people who care about the greater Cedar Mesa area and all of the fantastic public lands in San Juan County. This year’s event will be a true celebration with the recent designation of the Bears Ears National Monument! Join us for a weekend of fun, including a keynote by author Craig Childs. This year’s weekend is presented by Osprey Packs.  ...

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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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2016 Volunteer & Donor Appreciation BBQ
Nov01

2016 Volunteer & Donor Appreciation BBQ

Volunteer & Donor Appreciation BBQ November 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm – Bluff, UT   Please RSVP on the form below for the event.

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Bluff Rallies For Bears Ears, Against Oilfield
Oct28

Bluff Rallies For Bears Ears, Against Oilfield

Biggest Threat in Bluff’s History Friends of Cedar Mesa has learned that Bluff and the surrounding cultural landscape now face the largest threat in the area’s history. A new oil well is permitted to be drilled just two miles north of Bluff on Utah State Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) property. Two more oil wells are being planned on BLM land near Bluff. All three wells are proposed by EOG Resources,...

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