A Wilderness Icon: Utah’s Red Rock Canyonlands

April 18, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Indiana Interchurch Center 1100 W. 42nd St. Indianapolis IN 46208

Free

Heartland Group of the Sierra Club will host Clayton Daughenbaugh who will present a program entitled “A Wilderness Icon: America’s Red Rock Canyonlands” . America’s wild public lands are a proud part of the national heritage. Sadly, they are under attack. President Trump has initiated what would be the largest rollback of conservation protections in our country’s history. He is seeking to repeal and replace the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments and reverse the steady progress towards protecting the largest unprotected wilderness area in the lower 48 states.

“A Wilderness Icon” includes a multi-media slideshow documenting citizen efforts to conserve public lands in southern Utah’s spectacular canyon country. This 15-minute journey through red rock splendor, narrated by Robert Redford, invigorates and motivates viewers to participate in the movement to protect these unique lands. The protection effort’s history and current events will be covered by Clayton Daughenbaugh, conservation organizer with the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and Chair of the Sierra Club’s Wildlands and Wilderness Team.

“These public lands are among the most beautiful and most intact portions of Creation remaining. We have a great opportunity to act to protect these special places,” Daughenbaugh said.