BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Former New Mexico Senator & Navy Veteran Dr, Steve Komadina to discuss the Utah monument issue from a locals perspective. Steve has lived in NM his entire life, been a Scout master for over 40 years and runs a Horseback program into Grand Escalante. Steve has spoken with Rangers and locals about this issue in addition to witnessing how local communities have been effected. He also watched many hours of Town hall hearings on the topic (Available on Youtube) the last 3 months addressing the topics which lead to President Trumps decision.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by First Lite's Director of conservation Ryan Callaghan to discuss President Trump's decision to remove "Monument" status from millions of acres in Utah and return control of said land to the Forest Service, BLM and the state of Utah. Ryan explains some of the finer details and potential ramifications to Hunters, Outdoorsman, community and the land itself.