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2016
28
Feb

Bringing Chaco Home

Bringing Chaco Home Her favorite piece in the collection is easy to choose. Even though Wendy Bustard manages more than 1 million artifacts from 120 sites in Chaco Canyon that are in the custody of the National Park Service, it takes her just a few seconds to come up with it. “Probably, at the m...
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2016
25
Feb

Rewarding Award

Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (February 25, 2016)—Jeff Clark and I recently received the happy news that our Upper Gila Preservation Archaeology Field School has received three years of student funding from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research Experiences fo...
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2016
21
Feb

25 Tribal Nations Unite to Support a Bears Ears National Monument

25 Tribal Nations Unite to Support a Bears Ears National Monument Native peoples in the Southwest take the long view. They have lived in the redrock canyons of the Colorado Plateau for 12,000 years and have shown astonishing resilience in the face of devastating change in the last 500 years. Now, th...
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2016
18
Feb

Where Are They Now? Part 1

Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (February 18, 2016)—This summer’s field school in the Upper Gila area of southwest New Mexico will mark the fifth year of our successful partnership with the University of Arizona (UA) to offer archaeological field training as a college-level ...
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2016
14
Feb

President Obama Declares Three New National Monuments in California

President Obama Declares Three New National Monuments in California President Obama has set aside more of America’s lands and waters for conservation protection than any of his predecessors, and he is preparing to do even more before he leaves office next year. The result may be one of the most ex...
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2016
08
Feb

Like a Live Wire

Andy Laurenzi, Southwest Field Representative (February 8, 2016)—Chaco Canyon, Mesa Verde, Catalina State Park’s Romero Ruin, Pueblo Grande Museum, Flagstaff’s Picture Canyon, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park—here in the American Southwest, there are ample opportunities to connect with th...
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2016
07
Feb

Rogue Government Agencies Ignore Environmental & Preservation Law

Rogue Government Agencies Ignore Environmental & Preservation Law A lawsuit filed October 2015 by the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians and the Round Valley Indian Tribes claims California Department of Transportation officials flouted historic preservation laws while building the $210 million,...
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