Despite a potential setback on wolves, there is good news for those who don’t want to see totally unregulated use of vehicles in the Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument.

Judge Rejects Utah Counties’ Road Claims in National Monument. ENS

Editorial. Salt Lake Tribune. One road at a time: Ruling should help protect public lands from ATVs. Tribune Editorial

 
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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He has been a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and also its President. For many years he produced Ralph Maughan's Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of "Hiking Idaho." He also wrote "Beyond the Tetons" and "Backpacking Wyoming's Teton and Washakie Wilderness." He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

2 Responses to Good News! Judge Rejects Utah Counties' Road Claims in National Monument

  1. Mike Wolf says:

    Well hurray for some good news, finally!

    Hopefully this sets a precident.

    Did you see the news about the impeachment poll? Most Americans favor it.

    I guess that gives you a really good indication that our representatives don’t really represent us; since Congress isn’t impeaching.

  2. skyrim says:

    This American favors it. Air America Radio was talking about rallies throughout the country this weekend demanding it. I hope it gets some media attention. I don’t know (exactly) how folks living under other historical dictators felt, but I’m sure beginning too…..

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