About Friends of Cedar Mesa

Friends of Cedar Mesa is a nonprofit, volunteer-run organization that supports stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Cedar Mesa and other public lands in San Juan County, Utah.

From the blog

  • 02.20.17

    Outdoor Industry Sides With Public Lands; Outdoor Retailer Show To Leave Utah After 20 Years

    UPDATED Feb. 21, 2017: As the Salt Lake Tribune noted in an editorial today: “The reason Outdoor Retailer is leaving — their rejection of Utah’s political leaders’ values as shown in the stubborn and pointless fight against a Bears Ears National Monument — should make this moment a turning point.” Original … read more

  • 01.10.17

    Celebrating Bears Ears National Monument

    On Saturday, January 7, tribal leaders and members joined grassroots activists and local residents from the Four Corners region to celebrate the historic Bears Ears National Monument, designated on December 28. The event was held in Monument Valley, Utah, and was attended by members of the Friends Grassroots Network–including representatives from Friends … read more

  • 12.28.16

    Obama Protects Bears Ears and Gold Butte National Monuments!

    On December 28th, President Barack Obama designated two new national monuments–Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, and Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada. Both national monuments will continue to be managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Conservation Lands–more than 36 million acres of public lands, … read more

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