Benally: Zinke Listened to Locals, Made Good Recommendation to Shrink Bears Ears

Jun 14, 2017

On Monday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended shrinking the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument, and called on Congress to replace land in the monument with National Conservation Area or Wilderness designations. He also recommended that Congress establish “co-management” of the monument with tribes. KSJD's Austin Cope talked with San Juan County Commissioner Rebecca Benally to hear her reactions to his review.