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08 January 2017

THE SEATTLE TIMES: Protect Public Lands that Reflect Nation’s Diversity

By Sally Jewell, Rue Mapp and Maite Arce Special to The Times AMERICA’S iconic places — like the Statue of Liberty, Yosemite, Mount Rainier National Park, and more — each tell a unique story that,…
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03 January 2017

THE DESERT SUN: Diverse Groups Work to Boost Access to Treasured Lands

Earlier this year, Californians throughout the state’s desert region celebrated President Obama’s designation of the Sand to Snow, Castle Mountains and Mojave Trails national monuments. A diverse coalition including elected officials, veterans, Latinos, Native Americans,…
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27 December 2016

MAITE ARCE: Bears Ears Protection Shines Spotlight on Cultural Diversity in America

Maite Arce, President and CEO of the Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement after the announcement that President Obama would establish the Bears Ears National Monument:
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04 December 2016

KAWC NEWS: Latino Faith Leaders Urge President Obama To Protect Grand Canyon

A group of Latino faith leaders, who represent more than 147-thousand churches, called on President Barack Obama to create the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.
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10 November 2016

ARIZONA CENTRAL: Stop ignoring us on public lands

Gov. Doug Ducey’s assertion that Arizonans oppose the Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument is unfounded. State polls show vast support for protecting the Grand Canyon watershed from uranium mining and preserving the threatened cultural and…
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24 October 2016

LA OPINION: Protecting Our Colorado River

Living in the Southwest, we are very fortunate to be surrounded by a diversity of God’s most beautiful natural creations. We are blessed with majestic mountain vistas, desert solitude, verdant valleys and flowing rivers, and…
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