Utah State University Extension
Livestock grazing on the GSENM provides significant economic benefits to Garfield and Kane Counties. If all Active and Suspended AUMs were utilized, there would be increased economic benefit. If ranching on the GSENM were lost, the economic sustainability in the Garfield-Kane Economic Region would be greatly reduced.
Miller, Gil and Heaton, Kevin, "Livestock Grazing on the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument: Its Importance to the Local Economy" (2015). All Current Publications. Paper 765.