DENVER — Friday, July 21, 2017 — Gov. Hickenlooper offered the following statement in response to Sec. of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s announcement that Canyons of the Ancients is no longer under review and no modifications will be made to the national monument:

“It’s great to hear that no changes will come to our popular Canyons of the Ancients,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “We’ve had great conversations with Sec. Zinke and we’re grateful that he respected the overwhelming consensus in Colorado on our national monument.”