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Kate Sarther Gann
Communications Coordinator
(520) 882-6946, ext. 16

2017
02
Apr

The Antiquities Act Is Threatened

Editorial: The Antiquities Act Is Threatened The heart of the Antiquities Act of 1906 is a mere two sentences. But a good argument can be made that this brief law — which authorizes the president to protect “objects of historic or scientific interest” on federal lands as “national monuments...
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2015
14
Jun

Innovative Preservation Compromise or a Rather Tough Bargain?

Indian Camp Ranch - Innovative Preservation Compromise or a Rather Tough Bargain? The first archaeological subdivision in America has a simple premise: The owner of each roughly 35-acre plot is guaranteed that his or her property contains archaeological sites. The covenants of the homeowners ass...
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2015
26
Apr

The Economic Impacts of National Parks

Casa Grande National Monument Announces Significant Economic Impact A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 63,698 visitors to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in 2014 spent $3.6 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 55 jobs in the local area and had a cumulat...
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2014
15
Jun

Boom Times for Archaeologists in North Dakota - Is the Four Corners Region Next?

Boom Times for Archaeologists in North Dakota - Is the Four Corners Region Next? Drilling crews are eager to plunge their equipment into the ground. Road builders are ready to start highway projects, and construction workers need to dig. But across the hyperactive oil fields of North Dakota, these ...
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2014
09
Feb

New Mexico's Supreme Court Reinstates Traditional Cultural Property Designation for Mount Taylor

New Mexico's Supreme Court Reinstates Traditional Cultural Property Designation for Mount Taylor The New Mexico Supreme Court handed the pueblos of Acoma and Laguna a victory Thursday, upholding a state panel’s designation of Mount Taylor as a traditional cultural property. The ruling effectively...
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