NRDems Forum: A Monumental Mistake: The Implications of President Trump’s Executive Order on National Monuments

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 Time: 03:00 PM Location: Cannon House Office Building 340

The forum will examine the recreational, preservation and economic benefits of national monument designations under the Antiquities Act. Speakers will highlight how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s ongoing “review” of more than two dozen national monuments threatens to reduce public access to public lands and harm local economies.

Member Statements

  1.  Tim Walz Democrat (Minnesota’s 1st District)
  2.  Nydia M. Velázquez Democrat (New York 7th District)
  3.  Raúl M. Grijalva Democrat (Arizona 3rd District)


  1. Robert Garcia
    Founding Director-Counsel
    City Project
  2. Robert Vessels
    Sierra Club’s Military Outdoors Initiative
  3. Carrie Hamblen
    CEO and President
    Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce
  4. Megan Duffy
    Store Manager
    Patagonia Washington
  5. Hugo Tureck
    Rancher, President
    Friends of the Missouri Breaks