A New California National Monument

A new National Monument near Palm Springs is being created. But the management will be by BLM and not by the National Park Service.

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October 16, 2000, 11:45 AM PDT

By Gwen Hilburn


There is a new debate about the fundamental change in the way that the federal government is protecting land. There have been 7 previous monuments named since 1996, and all of them are under the BLM and not the Forest Service. Opponents fear that the protection of the land will be lax.

Thanks to Gwenn Hilburn

Monday, October 16, 2000 in The Los Angeles Times

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