Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument landscape Bureau of Land Management

Obama again claims expansion of national monuments

Latest designation of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument along Oregon and California border puts at least five ranching families out of business.

In another move before leaving office, President Barack Obama declared a new national monument expansion in Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument was established under former President Bill Clinton in 2000 as the first monument set aside solely for the preservation of biodiversity. Due to several complex biological and geological factors and processes operating sim

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