Avoiding over-commercialization...
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I’m so happy to hear about the banning of swinging from Corona Arch. I’ve visited Moab a few times now, and plan on coming back because of the incredible efforts the parks and Bureau of Land Management make to preserve your geological history.

I’ve traveled a good part of the world and I firmly believe the Moab and southern Utah area is the most amazing and beautiful part of the world. And a big part of it is because it has not been ruined by commercial use.

I’m from the Niagara Falls area, and if you want to see how over-commercialization can ruin a natural wonder, come here for a day.

So don’t let Corona Arch and southern Utah do what we have done here with Niagara Falls. I was shocked when I hiked to Corona and saw people swinging from it. I thought this has to be illegal, surely nobody would allow this to happen.

So I was extremely happy when I read that swinging from Corona Arch will be terminated. Thank you so much and keep southern Utah beautiful.

—Bernie Harapiak

Hamilton, Ontario

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