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    Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument Arizona

Laws & Policies

Clinton Signing Proclamation

President Clinton signing the proclamation creating Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument January 11, 2000.

(William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library)

President William Jefferson Clinton signed Presidential Proclamation 7265 to Parashant National Monument on January 11, 2000. The proclamation was issued under the Antiquities Act of 1906 (34 Stat. 225, 16 U.S. Code 431) and governs the joint BLM and NPS management of how the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Organic Act of 1916 are to be applied within the monument.

Did You Know?

desert tortise burrows

Desert tortoises’ sharp claws and strong legs can dig burrows up to 30 feet long to protect themselves from the blistering summer heat and cold winter temperatures.