Proposal to Expand Canyonlands

Many Utah business owners combined with national outdoor companies yesterday to pretition President Obama to expand the area around Moab and create the Greater Canyonlands area. The expansion would create a 1.4 million acre wildland federal land. The petition is an attempt to preserve the Canyonland and Arches Nation Park areas as these are crucial for Utah tourism and the economy. Thos who signed were brands like Camelbak, Patagonia, Eastern Mountain Sports, Backcountry.com, prAna, Black Diamond, Rim Tours, Petzl, and Canyon Voyages Adventure Co.

 

 

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