S3E5: Protecting the Great Bend of the Gila

S3E5: Protecting the Great Bend of the Gila

Advocates propose a new national monument in west-central Arizona.

Join host Chris Clarke as he explores the proposed Great Bend of the Gila National Monument with advocates Skylar Begay and Mike Quigley. They discuss the importance of protecting this pristine Sonoran Desert landscape, rich in cultural and natural history. With the threat of encroaching development and destructive recreation, the establishment of the monument would safeguard significant cultural sites and provide habitat for endangered species like the Sonoran pronghorn.

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