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Haaland Report Recommends Monument Restorations
Dear Friends, Once again, I want to share some of my recent reading matter. Cover story photos: a man stands on his roof and stares at a raging forest fire in California; a family is ferried by boat from their flooded home in South Carolina; a woman contemplates her collapsed and shattered...
ICOMOS Releases Report on Cultural Heritage and Climate Change
ICOMOS Releases Report on Cultural Heritage and Climate Change The “Future of Our Pasts: Engaging Cultural Heritage in Climate Action” report was released by ICOMOS [International Council on Monuments and Sites] on Wednesday 3 July 2019 in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan at an event held during th...
Reinventing the West - Recreation vs. Extraction
Reinventing the West A strange thing happened in Escalante, Utah, during the government shutdown last fall. The town, a remote community of fewer than 800 souls perched on a high desert plain around a trickle of water called the Escalante River, is surrounded on all sides by the Grand Staircase-Esca...
Places Too Wild to Drill
Places Too Wild to Drill Two of Utah's scenic landmarks — Arches National Park and Desolation Canyon — made a list released Tuesday by the Wilderness Society as areas "too wild to drill." The group said areas adjacent to Arches National Park and Desolation Canyon are under threat to oil and gas...
The Center for Desert Archaeology is Now Archaeology Southwest
Editor's Note The Center for Desert Archaeology is now Archaeology Southwest. We’ve changed our name, but not the important work we do. Southwest Archaeology Today continues to bring you the latest news in regional archaeology every Monday morning. Let us know what you think of our fresh look! Th...
Fort Sill Apache Tribe Wins Right to Establish Reservation in New Mexico
Fort Sill Apache Tribe Wins Right to Eastablish Reservation in New Mexico More than 125 years after the surrender of renowned Apache leader Geronimo scattered tribal members across the Southwest, the Fort Sill Apache have won the right to establish a reservation on homelands in southern New Mexico....