If passed in the Senate, this bill will direct the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to refrain from issuing oil and gas leases within a 10-mile buffer zone around Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
For three decades, Archaeology Southwest has practiced a holistic, conservation-based approach to exploring the places of the past. We call this Preservation Archaeology. By exploring what makes a place special, sharing this knowledge in innovative ways, and enacting flexible site protection strategies, we foster meaningful connections to the past and respectfully safeguard its irreplaceable resources.
Enigmatic and Endangered: Cultural and Natural Wonders of Greater Grand Staircase-Escalante
“Remote, wild, sprawling, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument defies imagination. Its spectacular landscape bears witness to the oldest time of our planet, to the oldest human habitation on the Colorado Plateau, and to what often feel like the oldest debates about America’s public lands.”
— From the foreword by Nicole Croft, Executive Director, Grand Staircase Escalante Partners
How Did People Haft A Knife?
In this class, you will learn the process of hafting a stone knife blade into a wood handle. There are very few examples of hafted knives preserved in the Southwest. The style of hafting we will do in...
Hands-On Archaeology at Mission Garden
Join ancient technologies expert Allen Denoyer for our Hands-On Archaeology program at Mission Garden, Tucson's birthplace. Explore our replica pithouse and learn about ancient technologies. ...