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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON December 19, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Monumental Myths: Part 1
Editors note: This is the first in a three part series looking at the myths perpetuated in the national discussion about national monuments and the Antiquities Act.   The issue of National Monuments and the Antiquities Act tends to elicit passionate responses, both for and against. It also spurs [ READ MORE... ]
This week, the Trump administration announced it would be cutting two monuments in Utah, one by 85 percent and one by more than 50 percent, jeopardizing the more than century old Antiquities Act, a conservation tool that has been
Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON December 5, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
More changes for monuments?
  Interior Secretary Zinke recommends additional changes for national monuments 
Editors note: This week, hundreds of Montanans stood up for the Smith River.
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has added a fourth public meeting in Helena, MT on Monday, November 6, 2017.  Montana Trout Unlimited is teaming up to help you get there.  Bozeman and Missoula area residents will have the opportunity to hop buses to the Capitol where we will [ READ MORE... ]
Local volunteers help move fish stuck in irrigation ditches
Trout Unlimited sent the following letter to the House Natural Resources Committee in response to the markup of the National Monument Creation and Protection Act, H.R. 3990, a bill which would endanger the future of the Antiquities Act:  
The House Natural Resources Committee advanced a bill this week that would alter the very foundation of the Antiquities Act, a tool that has been in use for more than 100 years to protect important cultural and natural resources on public