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Why the Antiquities Act is an Important Tool for Conservation

The Antiquities Act of 1906 (signed into law by Republican President Teddy Roosevelt) grants the President the power to create National Monuments from federally-owned lands to protect naturally, culturally, or scientifically important areas. This method of preserving lands has been used more than 100 times since its inception – with