Podcast: The Undoing of Bears Ears National Monument


President Trump is calling for rescinding of Bears Ears’ protections as a national monument. But can he do it? University of Utah legal expert John Ruple is betting against it.

Listen below.

Read more articles on the controversy:

Utahns take sides in the Struggle for Bears Ears National Monument

Trumped: Why Bears Ears is likely to remain a National Monument

Land of Ghosts

Monumental Battle: The Monuments are here to Stay

Bears Ears’ Season has Come

Monumental Battle: It’s about the Economy

Monumental Battle: Showdown over Public Lands


Interviewer: Glen Warchol
Guest: John Ruple, Associate Professor at the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment
Sound Recording/Editing: Andrea Kile Peterson
Production: Salt Lake magazine