national monuments

  • Calif. Desert National Monuments Turn 2 Amid Development Concerns

    Suzanne Potter California News Service JOSHUA TREE, Calif. – Two years ago today, President Barack Obama created three new national monuments in the California desert: called Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains. Supporters held a community event to celebrate, noting that tourism to the area has increased...
  • Backers of CA National Monuments Converge on D.C. to Push for Protections

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Defenders of California’s national monuments are part of a larger group of public lands advocates converging on Washington, D.C. this week to fend off policymakers who would shrink the monuments. In late April, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to...