President Obama Designates 3 National Monuments

President Obama Designates 3 National Monuments in California

This past week, President Obama has created three new national monuments in the California desert: Mojave Trails National Monument, Sand to Snow National Monument, and Castle Mountains National Monument. All together this will protect 1.8 million acres for future generations to enjoy!

“Our country is home to some of the most beautiful God-given landscapes in the world. We’re blessed with natural treasures – from the Grand Tetons to the Grand Canyon; from lush forests and vast deserts to lakes and rivers teeming with wildlife. And it’s our responsibility to protect these treasures for future generations, just as previous generations protected them for us.”
-President Obama

Mojave Trails National Monument

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Sand to Snow National Monument

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Castle Mountains National Monument

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