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Protection for Utah’s Bears Ears & Greater Canyonlands Regions

The lands surrounding Canyonlands National Park have been the focus of two efforts to gain permanent protection from oil & gas development and other threats, through national monument designations or other means. In December 2016 President Barack Obama designated the Bears Ears National Monument. Click here for more information. Efforts will continue to protect the Greater Canyonlands area west of the national park, through America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act.