Archaeology making the news – a service of the Center for Desert Archaeology.
– Report: Monuments’ archaeology sites at risk: The Bureau of Land Management needs additional staff members and a bigger budget to protect archaeological sites it oversees in Arizona and other Western states, a report says.
– GSA Celebrates its Historic Preservation Achievements: A guiding light in times of crisis, historic buildings once again take their place in history.
– Is this a Historic Home? It might be, and its owner may get a 50% property tax cut. The city is looking at hundreds of neighborhoods to see if they qualify for national register.
– First lady plans Mesa Verde visit: First lady Laura Bush is scheduled to take part in a day’s worth of festivities to highlight the 100th anniversary of Mesa Verde National Park with a visit next week.
http://tinyurl.com/sxzwo (Cortez Journal)
– A rare peek inside ancient cliff dwellings: Mesa Verde National Park, a collection of cliff dwellings that are part of one of the largest archeological preserves in the U.S., is marking its centennial with a yearlong celebration that includes photography shows, Native American dance festivals and the temporary opening of three sites long closed to the public at this treasure in southwestern Colorado.
http://tinyurl.com/on56c (Los Angeles Times)
– Glendale Hosts ‘Changing Places,’ Fourth Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference, June 15-17: The fourth annual Arizona Statewide Historic Preservation Conference will be held at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 West Glenn Dr., June 15-17, 2006.