Reward offered for rock art vandals

Published on November 1st, 2011 | by Admin


Some idiots camping in Nine Mile Canyon decided to deface the priceless rock art there. Now a reward of up to $2,500 is being offered to capture and convict the yobs.

Nine Mile Canyon is world-renowned for its high concentration of rock art sites and is often called the world’s longest art gallery.

“Although the rock art in Nine Mile canyon has survived hundreds of years, it is very delicate. Restoring rock art sites after deliberate vandalism is a complex, difficult process, and not always possible,” said Patricia Clabaugh, manager of the BLM’s Price Field Office.

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Story: Deseret News | Photo: Bureau of Land Management

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