Proclaiming the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
The establishment of the new national monument
is key to saving the monk seals, as habitat loss is currently their chief threat, given that hunting is no longer allowed.
MORE national monuments
have been found on sections of the M3, it has been claimed.
Several fishing groups were opposed to National Monument
Chaco Canyon National Monument
is located northwest of Albuquerque.
Now part of El Morro National Monument
, the craggy beacon with a hidden pool of water at its base is like a huge natural-history museum that's attracted travelers for centuries.
Helens is gratitude toward 1982's predominantly conservative Congress for establishing the 172-square-mile national monument
In 2001, an outbreak of acute respiratory disease occurred among persons working at a Native American archeological site at Dinosaur National Monument
in northeastern Utah.
The last time the Four Corners was in the national news, President Clinton declared the Grand Staircase-Escalante Wilderness a national monument
, to howls of protest from groups who wanted the land available for uses other than recreation and preservation.
One proclamation enlarged the existing Buck Island Reef National Monument
north of St.
The paper also mentioned the murder of National Park Service Ranger Kris Eggle, shot by a suspected Mexican drug smuggler while working alongside Border Patrol agents in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
GOOD NEWS for nature lovers: Thanks to a massive land-preservation effort, Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Monument
and Preserve is primed to become the nation's 58th national park by 2005.