Explore the History of a Rich American Landscape; A Nature Book Talk
The Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, created by President Obama in 2016 and eviscerated by the Trump administration in 2017, contains more archaeological sites than any other region in the United States. It’s also a spectacularly beautiful landscape, a mosaic of sandstone canyons and bold mesas and buttes. This wilderness, now threatened by oil and gas drilling, unrestricted grazing, and invasion by Jeep and ATV, is at the center of the greatest environmental battle in America since the damming of the Colorado River to create Lake Powell in the 1950s.
In The Bears Ears, acclaimed adventure writer David Roberts takes readers on a tour of his favorite place on earth as he unfolds the rich and contradictory human history of the 1.35 million acres of the Bears Ears domain. Weaving personal memoir with archival research, Roberts sings the praises of the outback he’s explored for the last twenty-five years.
Tattered Cover welcomes David Roberts as he talks about his latest book with author Ed Douglas on Wednesday March 3rd at 5pm MT on YouTube.
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ABOUT THE EVENT
This event is free and open to the public, but requires registration. You can register for the live stream event HERE and we will email you reminders before we go live The event will be recorded and posted on our YouTube channel two days after the event.