The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 8

I guess she’s right… By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 13, 2017 We spent a morning at Natural Bridges National Monument. This is a National Monument within Bears Ears National Monument. Natural Bridges was declared a National Monument by P...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 7

Searching By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 9, 2017 Each day at Bears Ears I would take Micah and Leo for an evening hike. I put Micah in the back carrier and we would walk. I tended to meander off the road at some point towards a different rock featu...

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PRESS RELEASE: Trump pushes coal mining in roadless forest days after repudiating Paris climate agreement

Forest Service Pushes to Maine Next to West Elk Wilderness, Giving Arch Coal Access to More than 17 Million Tons of Coal For Immediate Release: June 8, 2017 Contacts: Matt Reed, High Country Conservation Advocates, matt@hccacb.org, (970) 349-7104 Allison Melto...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 6

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 6

What Could Be Lost By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 8, 2017 After setting up camp I took the boys for a hike to explore the area. The petroglyphs at the site had piqued my interest. We began searching the cliff walls, alcoves, and caves for signs of ...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 5

The Perfect Site By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 7, 2017 My dear friend Scott’s daughter recently repeated something her father had said about me – “Matt is good at a lot of things, but picking a campsite ain’t one of them.” I was initiall...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 4

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 4

Jump Ship? By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 6, 2017 What would I do if I had to walk into an office every day and see this guy’s picture on the wall?[1] If I knew my boss was against much of what I believe in, would I jump ship or feel that I could...

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Why I Fight for the Earth

Why I Fight for the Earth

Let me introduce you to my niece By: Tehri Parker, Executive Director June 1, 2017 Today our President pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement, a global agreement that represented one of our best hopes for curbing climate change. This decision comes...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 3

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 3

A Threatened Landscape By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild May 31, 2017 The desert of Southern Utah. A landscape crafted by millions of years of wind and water. A place inhabited by wildlife, plants, and ancient civilizations that had to adapt to this harsh ...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 2

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 2

No Village At Wolf Creek By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild May 27, 2017 As we checked the last things off lists, and completed the necessary steps to get us on the road, the Wolf Creek Order came in. We WON! Wolf Creek Pass will be protected from a massive...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 1

By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild May 20, 2017 Let me introduce myself. My name is Matthew Sandler, you can call me Matt, and I am the Staff Attorney at Rocky Mountain Wild (RMW). After someone works at RMW for five years, they are entitled to take a sabba...

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