Sacred Strides

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In March 2018, a group of tribes put their differences aside and came together to run 800 miles to Bears Ears––and to send a message of unity. The Sacred Strides for Healing Prayer Run wove from tribal homelands across the Southwest to Bears Ears. Watch to meet the people who … Read More

We only protect what we love

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Conservation Athlete John Davis’ big treks for the wild inspired RumbleX, but his mentor Michael Soule, father of conservation biology, brings the heart and soul to the science and adventure of RumbleX. Sit down with Michael in this just published interview in the Sun Magazine, a conversation as wide-ranging and … Read More

President Obama Designates Bears Ears & Gold Butte National Monuments!

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NEWS-Bears Ears, Gold Butte Monuments Connect Wildlife Corridors   Contact: Kim Crumbo, Wildlands Network  928-606-5850 crumbo@wildlandsnetwork.org                   Kelly Burke, GC Wildlands Council  928-606-7870 kelly@grandcanyonwildlands.org Designation of Bears Ears and Gold Butte National Monuments Celebrated as Major Milestone in Effort to Protect Critical Western Wildlife Corridor Obama urged to complete legacy … Read More

Greater Grand Canyon Heritage Monument Endorsement Boosts Chances for Habitat Connectivity with Yellowstone

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NEWS RELEASE WILDLANDS NETWORK For Immediate Release, Thursday September 30, 2016 Contact: Kelly Burke, kelly@wildlandsnetwork.org 928-606-7870 Susan Holmes susan@wildlandsnetwork.org 202-329-1553 Greater Grand Canyon Heritage Monument Endorsement Boosts Chances for Habitat Connectivity with Yellowstone Rep. Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) joins effort for new designation Flagstaff, AZ—A coalition of organizations backing the Greater Grand Canyon … Read More

The Closer You Get The More You Find

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When local Flagstaff filmmaker and photographer Dawn Kish and outdoor business owner Danny Giovale of Kahtoola, Inc. drove up to the north rim of Grand Canyon to explore the lands and waters of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument proposal, some of the people they encountered closest to the … Read More

Obama Receives 550,000 Signatures Demanding He Designate Grand Canyon National Monument

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Originally published on the Phoenix New Times on Thursday, July 7, 2016. BY MIRIAM WASSER In the latest gesture of public support for the permanent protection of the Grand Canyon watershed, a coalition of environmental groups and tribal leaders announced today that they’ve delivered petitions containing more than 550,000 signatures to … Read More

Monuments for Future Generations

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Originally published on The New York Times on JUNE 17, 2016By THE EDITORIAL BOARDPresident Obama’s visits this weekend to Carlsbad Caverns and Yosemite national parks give him a timely opportunity to think about how, in the twilight of his presidency, he can add to what has already been an admirable record of … Read More