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Thank the BLM for Protecting Alaska Wildlands
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After years of working with concerned local communities and others, the Bureau of Land Management has released its proposal for managing Alaska's wild and secluded Eastern Interior. Thankfully, the plan comprises a fair balance of development, protection of critical traditional uses, and conservation of important habitats.

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BLM at 70: How Its Mission Has Changed
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The Bureau of Land Management manages most of our nation's shared natural heritage—more than 246 million acres, primarily in the Western states and Alaska. Seven decades after its creation, the agency has evolved to include greater conservation and recreation efforts.

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Poll: Utahans Favor Bears Ears Protections
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According to a recent poll, a majority of Utah voters—55 percent—support the idea of protecting the Bear Ears area as a new national monument.

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6.5 million   The number of acres within the BLM's management plan for Alaska's Eastern Interior.

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Why Protect the Grand Canyon?
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The rugged cliffs, pine forests, deep canyons, and grasslands that surround the Grand Canyon are under threat from uranium mining and logging. Conserving this area as a national monument would protect clean drinking water for millions of people within this parched region and preserve critical wildlife habitat.

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