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Ed Moss

GSENM - 2021 Map

2021 boundaries of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

GSENM - Our Work in Grand Staircase-Escalante

Our Work in Grand Staircase-Escalante

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Pinyon tree in Grand Staircase

Protect old growth forests

Large swaths of pinyon and juniper trees in the monument are at risk of being uprooted, toppled, clear-cut, and shredded. We work to stop destructive pinyon and juniper removal projects. Learn more ›

Escalante River

Advocate for less grazing

Cattle roam across 96% of the monument, with big impacts on the land. We advocate for better management of livestock grazing and have worked to retire grazing permits along the Escalante River ›

 

Pinyon Jay training trip

On-the-ground projects

From spring surveys, to pinyon jay monitoring, we bring volunteers out to Grand Staircase-Escalante to study its plants, animals, and habitats, and advocate for their protection. Get involved ›

CPE - Pinyon Jay project

CPE - Pinyon Jay project
Marie Read

Grab your binoculars

We need volunteers to gather information about pinyon jays in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and beyond. Complete the online training and head out on your own.

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Lands with renewed protections

Tim Peterson
Tim Peterson
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Ed Moss

GSENM - CPE

Experience Grand Staircase-Escalante

Whether you squeeze through narrow slot canyons, traverse across slickrock, or float down the Escalante River, you’ll quickly see why Grand Staircase-Escalante deserves protection. 

Explore the monument on foot ›

National Monuments - Thank President Biden

Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments are restored!

National Monuments Blog

11/21/23

Hidden in Grand Staircase-Escalante’s geologic steps are clues to the ancient past, carefully preserved as fossils.

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11/6/23

Across the monument, a permanent mining ban prevents new mining claims from being staked. But there are some exceptions.

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08/21/23

The court ruling reaffirmed that the Antiquities Act gives the president broad authority to designate national monuments.

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