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Ancient Plant Domestication and Plant Management in the U.S. Southwest
On Sunday, June 23, at 7:00 p.m., the Upper Gila Preservation Archaeology Field School welcomes Karen Adams, Archaeological Botanist, for "Ancient Plant Domestication and Plant Management in the U.S. Southwest." The presentation is open to the public and a great way to meet the field school staff an...
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Stacy L. Ryan, Field School Staff Member (July 14, 2017)—For most of the year, we staff members of the Upper Gila Preservation Archaeology Field School work on a variety of projects that focus on our research interests and areas of expertise. But for six weeks in the summer, we converge in Clif...
Expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Was Also an Assault on Public Lands
Expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Was Also an Assault on Public Lands When armed men shut down the 107-year-old Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in the sagebrush steppes of the northern Great Basin on Saturday, their anti-government anger put federal management of public lands in...
Forest Service Finalizes Plans for Chimney Rock
Forest Service Finalizes Plans for Chimney Rock Forest Service officials have released the details of a long-term management plan for the Chimney Rock archaeological site, three years after President Barack Obama proclaimed the area a national monument. Part of the national monument designation r...
Joe Hall, Cochise College Part of our field school experimental archaeology work includes a hike to the San Francisco River to work on flinknapping and atlatl carving. On our recent hike with instructor Allen Denoyer, fellow student Lindsay Shepard and I were lucky to be accompanied by visiting g...