Explore the News
Email | (520) 882-6946, ext. 16
Preservation Field School 2022 Archaeology Fair
Mark your calendar for Saturday, June 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to noon (MDT), to visit the 2022 Archaeology Fair hosted by Archaeology Southwest and the University of Arizona’s Preservation Archaeology Field School at Gila River Farm in Cliff, New Mexico. Everyone is invited and it's free of charge...
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,...
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 ...
Student Post: Wrapping up the Season
By Deborah L. Huntley, Preservation Archaeologist Nathan Thrapp summarizes this season's field school: With the field school coming to an end today, I thought a short summary of our shared experiences at Mule Creek would be fitting. Starting our journey in Tucson, ...
Off to a Good Start
The last few days have been incredibly busy, but the field school is now underway! The students arrived late Sunday afternoon to a meal of turkey mole prepared by our wonderful hosts. They gave a brief introduction to their ranch and life here in Mule Creek, and Bill Doelle talked to the students ...
Major Clovis Discovery in Northern Sonora
Major Clovis Discovery in Northern Sonora Mexican Archaeologists discovered 3 Clovis projectile heads associated to remains of Gomphotheres with an age of at least 12,000 years, in the northern region of the Mexican state of Sonora. The finding is relevant because these are the first evidence...