bears ears

The Bears Ears are a pair of mesas located in San Juan County in southeastern Utah, United States. They are protected as part of and the namesake of the Bears Ears National Monument, managed by the Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service. The Bears Ears are bordered on the west by Dark Canyon Wilderness and Beef Basin, on the east by Comb Ridge and on the north by Indian Creek and Canyonlands National Park. Rising 2,000 feet (610 m) above Cedar Mesa to the south, the Bears Ears reach 8,700 feet (2,700 m) in elevation and are named for their resemblance to the ears of a bear emerging from the horizon. Wikipedia
RELEVANT Magazine Wed, 12/13/2017 - 02:37

Creation Care and the Importance of Public Land
For Christians, the conversation on public land carries theological importance.
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BICYCLING magazine Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:25

​With the Shrinking of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase, Cyclists Could Lose Access to Treasured Riding Spots
The Trump administration's decision to roll back federal protections at national monuments could have serious consequences for cyclists:
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HuffPost Tue, 12/12/2017 - 01:42

Uranium Company Urged Trump To Carve Up Bears Ears, Then He Did
The company reached out just months before Trump announced he was slashing the 1.35 million acre site down to 202,000 acres.
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Washington Post Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:41

Analysis | Ryan Zinke rebuffed for anti-Patagonia retweet
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's retweet could open him up to legal liability, according to the former director of the Office of Government Ethics under President Barack Obama.
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The New York Times Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:03

At Three National Monuments, Quiet Trails and Questions About the Future
This week Donald J. Trump sharply reduced the size of two monuments and plans for many others are unclear. What are these places like for visitors? We explored a few.
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The Denver Post Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:23

Uranium firm urged Trump officials to shrink Bears Ears
A uranium company launched a concerted lobbying campaign to scale back Bears Ears National Monument, saying such action would give it easier access to the area’s uranium deposits and help it operate a nearby processing mill.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Sat, 12/09/2017 - 05:55

Donald Trump's week of wins via tax reform and foreign policy
This year the Trump administration has resembled an enormous machine with a key component missing, creating noise and heat and smoke all to little practical end.But this week, Republicans have enjoyed a huge political win.
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The New York Times Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:05

Bears Ears National Monument Is Shrinking. Here's What It Means.
The monument was reduced by 85%.
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