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PBS: Battle Over Bears Ears
America's Public Lands by
Call Number: 333.1 WIL
Publication Date: 2014-04-18
Examines the story of the origins of public lands in the United States, and discusses the policies and management challenges facing national parks, forest, rangelands, and wildlife refuges.
Conflicts over Natural Resources by
Call Number: 333.7 VAU
Publication Date: 2007-01-08
Discusses the competing demands on natural resources, for economic development and environmental protection.
Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes by
Call Number: REF 970.1 WAL
Publication Date: 1999-10-01
Explores more than 200 North American tribes, prehistoric peoples, and civilizations.
American Antiquities Act of 1906; Passed into Law on June 8, 1906
Sec. 2. That the President of the United States is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon the lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States to be national monuments, and may reserve as a part thereof parcels of land, the limits of which in all cases shall be confined to the smallest area compatible with proper care and management of the objects to be protected
A national monument in the United States is any of the numerous areas reserved by act of Congress or presidential proclamation for the protection of objects or places of historical, prehistoric, or scientific interest.
Native American Artifacts, Fossils and Stunning Utah Landscape Not Protected From Looting and Mining After Trump Withdraws Protection
Hundreds of thousands of acres of land will be more vulnerable to looting, vandalism, mining, coal and oil extraction after President Donald Trump slashed protections for two Utah monuments.
Presidential Proclamations Concerning Bears Ears