Utah Wilderness News, June 24, 2011

Antiquities Act designation brought positive economic outcomes to southern Utah

“We need to tell Congress that the Grand Staircase-Escalante and wilderness areas have been beneficial to the public and that is supported by most Utahns. These landscapes make Utah a wonderful place to live and work. They deserve protection.”  Letter-to-the-Editor – The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah benefits the most economically from federal lands

“No state benefits more than Utah in the number of rural residents who have jobs because of tourism and recreational activities on lands managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, the federal agency said on Wednesday.”  Read more – The Salt Lake Tribune