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Megan Staats

Megan Staats

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The Antiquities Act is a law that’s protected us for ages

By: - June 19, 2022

This month marks the 116th anniversary of the Antiquities Act, which authorized presidents to protect public lands as national monuments. Conservation champion President Teddy Roosevelt signed the historic act into law and designated 18 national monuments across the country. Since then, presidents from both parties have successfully deployed it throughout our nation’s history. As we […]