Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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(84) HEADWATERS ECON., GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT:
This article, therefore, uses Presidential Proclamation 6920, which established the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, as an opportunity to look closely at a unique example of unilateral lawmaking that will have a lasting influence on public lands policy (Mayer and Price 2002, 368-69).
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, 190 East Center Street, Kanab, UT 84741
and drove north on Highway 89 directly through the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, at times offering magnificent views of the Coral Pink Sand Dunes.
Fast-forward to September 1996, when Bill Clinton employed another moldy law, the American Antiquities Act of 1906, to create out of BLM lands the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, a 1.9 million-acre protected wilderness showcasing 260 million years of geologic history in the form of vast cliff staircases running across southern Utah toward the rim of the Grand Canyon.
By way of illustration, Larmer, who was an editor at HCN for 10 years, pointed out that one of the paper's stories he's most proud of was published in 1996 when President Bill Clinton created the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument from 1.9 million acres of public lands in Utah.
On Halloween, 1996, MSLF challenged President Clinton's creation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, a lawsuit in which it was joined subsequently by both Governor Leavitt and the Utah Association of Counties.
Escalante East, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.
(59) About twenty years later, in 1996, Democratic President Bill Clinton created in Utah the 1.7 million acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. (60) During his second term of office, President Clinton designated eighteen additional monuments, covering approximately 3.3 million acres.
Just before the 1996 presidential election, then-president Bill Clinton designated 1.7 million acres of southern Utah as a national monument, the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Effectively closing off the area for mining, the act was protested by Utahns, including Utah Governor Mike Leavitt, as a cynical last-minute political ploy pandering to the environmentalist vote while punishing a state that would vote against Clinton no matter what.
Shortly after the designation of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in 1996, I came to work for the BLM as a team leader for that planning effort.
What's more, Griswold is investigating native bees of the rugged canyonlands of southern Utah, including the newly established Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.