W W Norton The Bears Ears: A Human History of America's Most Endangered Wilderness

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In The Bears Ears, adventure writer David Roberts takes readers on a tour of his favorite place as he unfolds the rich human history of the 1.35 million acres of the Bears Ears domain.

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    • Weaving personal memoir with archival research, Roberts sings the praises of the outback he's explored for the last 25 years

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    From the publisher: The Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, created by President Obama in 2016 and eviscerated by the Trump administration in 2017, contains more archaeological sites than any other region in the United States. It's also a spectacularly beautiful landscape, a mosaic of sandstone canyons and bold mesas and buttes. This wilderness—now threatened by oil and gas drilling, unrestricted grazing and use of recreational off-road vehicles—is at the center of the greatest environmental battle in America since the damming of the Colorado River to create Lake Powell in the 1950s.
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    9.25 x 6.25 inches


    David Roberts

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