What Will Be Protected

  • 14,000 years of Antiquities and Human Habitation
  • Scenic Values unsurpassed in the world
  • Hundreds of millions of years of Geologic History
  • Oak Creek and West Fork – Unique Waters of Arizona
  • Wildlife Habitat and Migration Corridors
  • Existing Cultural Heritage and Historic Landmarks
  • Our region’s Economy

 What Will It Mean

  • The American Antiquities Act mandates an impact only on federal lands (Forest Service)
  • By law, private property rights are protected
  • Private property continues to be governed by city, county and state jurisdictions
  • The National Monument focuses protection on Antiquities, Cultural Heritage, National Resources, Historic Landmarks, and Scenic Values within the National monument boundaries


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