TUCSON, Ariz. -(Ammoland.com)- Safari Club International today announced support for the decision by President Donald Trump and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to protect access to public lands in Utah.
Following a review of 27 National Monuments, President Trump announced he intends to reduce the size of Bear Ears and the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments in Utah.
“We at Safari Club International (SCI) applaud the decision of President Trump and Secretary Zinke to protect access to millions of acres of public land in Utah. We are thankful that this administration — unlike the previous — conducted a thorough review of these monuments, and listened to the input of hunters and sportsmen when making this important decision. With this announcement, the Trump Administration is affirming the benefit of traditional land uses, such as hunting and recreational shooting, to our nation’s resource management,” said SCI President Paul Babaz.
The creation of a National Monument does not necessarily end hunting on the federal lands involved. Monument designation, however, can limit hunting opportunities and restrict access to hunting opportunities.
On more than one occasion, the creation of a National Monument has temporarily or permanently put …Read the Rest