Canyon Country Rising Tide is a chapter of the international, decentralized, grassroots movement Rising Tide. We are based out of Moab, Utah, USA and work primarily on issues concerning the Colorado Plateau. Right now this means stopping tar sands and oil shale development from taking hold in Grand and Uintah Counties.We do this in collaboration with many other groups in Utah.
While we support the legal battles being waged to protect our land, we also acknowledge that while the lawsuits sit in court, companies are actively building infrastructure, expanding roads, and making huge scale strip mining operations a reality. We in Canyon Country Rising Tide are dedicated to using People Power to stop this out-of-control corporate and state power. We use creative, strategic, non-violent direct action to engage, empower, and educate the people of rural Utah and Colorado to rise up and protect and defend our home and planet.