About Friends of The Cliffs

Friends of The Cliffs was organized as a grassroots, community based organization formed to promote and protect the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument objects and resources. They are dedicated to policies and practices that respect the land, the natural resources and wildlife which make up the National Monument and all public lands. Their goal is to enhance the connection of people to the land ensuring a future of well-managed and valued public lands.

From the blog

  • 04.26.17

    Conservation Lands Foundation’s Statement on So-Called Review of National Monuments

    Durango, Colo. (April 26, 2017) – In response to President Trump’s Executive Order on the review of national monuments designated under the Antiquities Act, the Conservation Lands Foundation issued the following statement from John Wallin, Acting Executive Director: “This “review” of national monuments is a waste of time and money.  … read more

  • 10.11.11

    One-minute success stories from the Friends Rendezvous

    One of our favorite moments at the recent Friends Rendezvous in Indian Wells, CA actually consisted of several moments—when individual people stood up and told stories about their organization’s recent conservation successes, in one minute or less. Some of them were funny, poignant, even raucous. All were inspiring. They were … read more

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