Utah and Colorado have been on the frontlines of the battle over public lands

Protected areas

Actions taken by the

Trump administration

Areas stripped

of protection

New oil and gas

leases sold

New oil and gas

leases offered

North

The Grand Staircase-

Escalante National

Monument

Utah

800,000

acres removed

Bears Ears

1.1m

acres removed

Colorado

The North

Fork Valley

8,000

originally

offered

Great Sand Dunes

National Park

18,360

acre lease sale delayed

200 km

200 miles

Protected areas

Actions taken by the Trump administration

New oil and gas leases offered

Areas stripped of protection

New oil and gas leases sold

Utah

Colorado

Salt Lake City

The North

Fork Valley

The Grand Staircase-

Escalante National

Monument

Bears Ears

8,000

Denver

1.1m

originally

offered

acres removed

Great Sand Dunes

National Park

800,000

acres removed

18,360

acre lease sale

delayed

200 km

200 miles

Actions taken by the

Trump administration

New oil and gas leases offered

Protected areas

Areas stripped of protection

New oil and gas leases sold

Utah

Colorado

Salt Lake City

The Grand Staircase-

Escalante National

Monument

The North

Fork Valley

Denver

Bears Ears

800,000

1.1m

8,000

acres removed

acres removed

originally

offered

Great Sand Dunes

National Park

18,360

acre lease sale

delayed

200 km

200 miles