TWO AREA NATIONAL MONUMENTS ESCAPE CUTS, ONE MAY SEE A USE CHANGE

Two national monuments in our immediate area look to be safe from changes from Washington D.C., but one faces a use change. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke isn’t recommending any changes to Sand to Snow or Mojave Trails, two national monuments in our California desert that were established by then-President Obama.

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EARLY INDICATIONS ARE THAT MOJAVE TRAILS NATIONAL MONUMENT WILL BE SPARED

Early indications are that the Mojave Trails National Monument east of Twentynine Palms will not be reduced or eliminated. According National News sources, a memo from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes

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THE FATE OF MOJAVE TRAILS NATIONAL MONUMENT STILL UNKNOWN

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending boundary revisions for “a handful” of national monuments, but no eliminations. It is not yet clear if any of the millions of acres of protected federal land in California will be modified, because the White House has yet to release the findings of

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CONGRESSMAN COOK CALLS ACTIVISTS STATEMENTS ON MOJAVE TRAILS FALSE

Congressman Paul Cook is calling statements that a pending decision on the Mojave Trails National Monument is tied to the Cadiz Water proposal false. Wednesday, reacting to the announcement that the Sand to Snow monument will not be changed, The Mojave Desert Land Trust issued a statement that said, “Secretary

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