Get to Know Your New National Monument: San Juan Islands National Monument in Washington
These lands contain a diversity of habitats, with forests, woodlands, and wetlands intermixed with rocky balds, bluffs, inter-tidal areas, and sandy beaches. The proclamation also protects grasslands that are home to historically significant great camas, brittle cactus and the threatened golden paintbrush.
Learn more about the monument: http://blm.gov/d2kd
The BLM National Blog used my photos in a post (when you read this try it out loud in a really self-congratulatory tone.)