Stabilization of Historic Shumway Cabin
May25

Stabilization of Historic Shumway Cabin

Volunteers, archaeologists, family members, and the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) came together this past spring for a remarkable restoration project of the Shumway Cabin in Recapture Wash. Over the past few months, the early 1900s historic cabin was stabilized in hopes that it will be around for another 100 years for the enjoyment of visitors and descendants of its original inhabitants. The...

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VWR Training & service work: Earth Day weekend a smashing success
Apr26

VWR Training & service work: Earth Day weekend a smashing success

  Volunteers accomplished projects at Muley Point with NPS, and new Visit with Respect ambassadors are trained and ready to go. April 22, Earth Day, dawned bright and sunny as a determined crew headed to Muley Point to assist National Park Service staff from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area with a host of projects. The following day another group of volunteers gathered in Bluff to train as Visit with Respect ambassadors....

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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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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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Comb Ridge Sale Update & Action Alert
Aug22

Comb Ridge Sale Update & Action Alert

Friends of Cedar Mesa has been working to find a collaborative, win-win solution that would permanently preserve public access to a key square mile of the Comb Ridge near Bluff. This parcel of state trust land has been nominated by the Hole-in-the-Rock Foundation (HIRF) for inclusion in a Utah State Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) auction scheduled for October. FCM approached both SITLA and HIRF with an offer to help...

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Inter-Tribal Coalition announces historic Bears Ears National Monument Proposal
Oct27

Inter-Tribal Coalition announces historic Bears Ears National Monument Proposal

On October 15, the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition made history when it presented a detailed proposal for a Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah. Sovereign tribal nations have never before joined together to ask the President to use the Antiquities Act to protect public lands, which the tribes consider sacred for ancestral, traditional and cultural values. Friends of Cedar Mesa joins many conservation organizations in...

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