Kim Baca
7/18/16
President Barack Obama could decide whether to designate the 1.9 million–acre region known as Bears Ears as a national monument by the end of the year, according to U.S...
Sara Weber, Cronkite News
4/21/16
National monuments designated by President Barack Obama are adding $156 million to their local economies a year, according to a study of the 10 most recently named monuments spanni...
ICTMN Staff
2/21/16
In the Now We’ve Heard Everything department, the news out of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge this past week stunk—literally...
ICTMN Staff
2/18/16
About 1,700 American Indian petroglyphs will be protected under President Barack Obama’s recent designation of nearly two million acres in southern California as national monuments...
White House
10/14/14
On October 10, President Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to establish 346,177 acres of national forest land in the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California a...

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Office of the Press Secretary
5/23/14
As part of his commitment to make 2014 a year of action using his pen and phone, President Barack Obama signed a proclamation May 21 to establish the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks N...
ICTMN Staff
3/26/13
On March 25, President Obama established the San Juan Islands National Monument by proclamation...
ICTMN Staff
3/26/13
Yesterday, March 25, by proclamation, President Obama established Río Grande del Norte as a National Monument...