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Protect Grand Canyon's magnificent watershed

Action: Wildlife Conservation

October 13, 2016   Action Alert ID# 437

 

The Grand Canyon is a breathtaking, awe-inspiring site visited by millions of people every year. The canyon is surrounded by public lands, where native wildlife roams through ancient pines to find life-giving streams and springs, and the watershed feeds the Colorado River and iconic Havasupai Falls. This magnificent landscape is also the cultural and spiritual home of many southwestern tribes.

But the lands surrounding the majestic canyon remain unprotected and open to exploitation. Working with Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), local tribal nations have proposed the creation of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument to protect the surrounding 1.7-million-acre watershed from toxic uranium mining and destructive old-growth logging.

Congress isn't likely to act in time, so we're urging President Obama to use his power under the Antiquities Act to forever protect these lands for future generations.

Take action -- tell the president to leave a legacy we can all be proud of by designating the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.

October 13, 2016   Action Alert ID# 437

 

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