Category Archives: Wilderness and the Environment

Photo of the Day: Hilltop Ruin, Grand Canyon National Park

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Photo of the Day: Grand Gulch Primitive Area, UT

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Today’s Photo: Collared Lizard in Chaco Canyon

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Today’s Photo: Door in McCloyd Canyon, Utah

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Today’s Photo: Pecked Steps on Comb Ridge

We came across these pecked steps on the way back down from “The Procession Panel” near the crest of Comb Ridge, San Juan County, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: Granaries in Canyonlands National Park, Salt Creek

This row of granaries is located in the Salt Creek Canyon, in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. This canyon contains a year-round stream, fragile archaeological resources, delicate vegetation and wildlife. Currently, a recent decision by a Federal District … Continue reading

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Today’s Photo: Mask in Grand Gulch

This handsome fellow is tucked away in an alcove, in a small tributary to Grand Gulch, San Juan County, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: Hand print in Butler Wash

Handprint Hand-print located in “Ballroom Cave”, Butler Wash, San Juan County, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: Circular granary in Canyonlands National Park

One of the ancient structures located in the Salt Creek Archaeological District, in Canyonlands National Park.

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Today’s Photo: Cedar Mesa Pothole

The nearest water for several miles, this pothole is situated on the edge of Cedar Mesa, overlooking the Valley of the Gods.  It is home to assorted shrimp, frogs and various water insects, and provides drinking water for numerous wildlife … Continue reading

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Today’s Photo: “The Citadel” on Cedar Mesa, Utah

Located within the Road Canyon WSA, “The Citadel” is situated out at the end of a narrow finger of land on Cedar Mesa, San Juan County, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: Ruins in Grand Gulch, San Juan County, Utah

Ruins located near the mouth of Rope Canyon in lower Grand Gulch Primitive Area, Cedar Mesa, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: “Big Ruin” in Canyonlands National Park

Located in Upper Salt Creek in Canyonlands National Park, “Big Ruin” is the largest ancient pueblo ruin found within the park.

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BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge issues landmark decision in our favor « Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance

May 27, 2011 BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge issues landmark decision in our favor Great kick-off to Memorial Day Weekend! Federal Judge Bruce S. Jenkins issues landmark decision in our favor! Salt Creek Canyon in Canyonlands National Park is NOT a … Continue reading

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An Evening in the Grand Canyon

A relatively short, but very strenuous, downhill climb on the historic Grandview Trail brings you to Horseshoe Mesa.  Here you can rest for the night, grabbing one of the campsites near the mesa edge, and enjoy the evening light while … Continue reading

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