On September 18, 1996 President Clinton proclaimed 1.7 million acres of southern Utah’s region a national monument, the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Fax: President Clinton Protecting Our Environment, September 19, 1996. 1996. Dr. Edna Louise Saffy Collection. University of North Florida, Thomas G. Carpenter Library Special Collections and Archives. UNF Digital Commons, https://digitalcommons.unf.edu/saffy_text/64/