Posts related to ‘Public Lands’

Gov. Herbert Testifies in Washington, D.C. on Bears Ears Bill

Posted on: January 9th, 2018

This morning, Gov. Gary R. Herbert testified on H.R. 4532, a bill introduced by Utah’s newest congressional representative, Rep. John Curtis. Named the Shásh Jaa’  National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act, this bill aims to establish lasting legislative protections in the Bears Ears region. Although public lands in Utah have been a contentious […]

Governor Speaks at Southern Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit

Posted on: October 6th, 2017

    Utahns all across the state have much to be proud of. We have our world-class snow and ski resorts, our thousands of miles of hiking and biking trails, our rivers, lakes and streams teeming with trout and other game fish — as well as abundant wildlife in our mountains forests and deserts, and […]

Governor, joins San Juan County Native Americans to fight against national monument

Posted on: May 17th, 2016

Gov. Gary R. Herbert joined San Juan County Native Americans at the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon to send the Obama administration a straightforward message: unilaterally designating Bears Ears as a national monument would be a mistake. “A Bears Ears national monument is not supported locally. It would exacerbate an already tense situation, and fan the […]

Gov. Herbert discusses potential national monument on Fox News

Posted on: August 21st, 2014

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comGov. Herbert sat down with Fox News to discuss the never-ending debate over the imbalance of federal and state controlled land and the potential designation by President Obama of a new national monument in Utah. On September 18, 1996, President Clinton declared the Grand Staircase-Escalante a national monument. Comprised of […]