Bullet holes can be seen on the face of the "Wolf Panel," a Native American rock carving, in the Comb Ridge area of Southern Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument, on March 8, 2017. Native Americans lobbied the Obama administration to designate the area as a national monument to better protect such antiquities, but President Donald Trump is expected to scale back that decision.
Bullet holes can be seen on the face of the "Wolf Panel," a Native American rock carving, in the Comb Ridge area of Southern Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument, on March 8, 2017. Native Americans lobbied the Obama administration to designate the area as a national monument to better protect such antiquities, but President Donald Trump is expected to scale back that decision. Stuart Leavenworth McClatchy
Bullet holes can be seen on the face of the "Wolf Panel," a Native American rock carving, in the Comb Ridge area of Southern Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument, on March 8, 2017. Native Americans lobbied the Obama administration to designate the area as a national monument to better protect such antiquities, but President Donald Trump is expected to scale back that decision. Stuart Leavenworth McClatchy
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In Utah, Trump should consider the lessons Idaho’s learned about sharing public land

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."