Local filmmaker explores Bears Ears

Sep 25, 2017

Aspen local Joe Carlson is producing a documentary film about Bears Ears National Monument, which Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has recommended be drastically reduced in size.
Credit Courtesy of Joe Carlson

Bears Ears is one of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration. Recent reports indicate that Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has recommended a drastic reduction in its size.

 

Aspen native Joe Carlson is producing a documentary film called “First Stories: Bears Ears” about the national monument and the American relationship with wild lands. He spoke with environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy about his work.

 

To watch the trailer for the documentary, click here.