Trump announced he is going to Utah in December 4th. His stated intent is to eliminate vast portions of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. He may also act to reduce other monuments around the country at that time.
This action is illegal, unwarranted, and dismisses the more than 2.8 million people that petitioned President Trump to keep our national monuments fully intact. It is also an affront to Native American Tribes.
WildPlaces joins Utahns on December 2nd to resist Trump’s efforts to dismantle our national monuments. Let’s send a clear and visible message that we intend to “Honor Tribes” and defend the priceless scientific, cultural, and ecological legacies these monuments represent.
Bring your #SaveGrandStaircase and #StandWithBearsEars signs and wear your “Protect Bears Ears” and “I Stand with Grand Staircase-Escalante” t-shirts. If you don’t have signs, pick them up at Wasatch Touring (700 E 100 S), at the event, or make your own. T-shirts are sold at Wasatch Touring and at the event.
The rally will occur inside the State Capitol Rotunda.
WildPlaces will transport volunteers from Springville and Porterville on 12/1 at 6 p.m. and return Tuesday 12/6
Questions and to join the road trip, reach Raul Garcia at WildPlaces: (559) 568-8557; firstname.lastname@example.org
***There will also be a Street Protest when Trump is actually in Utah which we will attend