Nine Mile Canyon

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Kate Sarther
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2016
18
Oct

Recapping Stewardship Day 2016 in Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon

R. E. Burrillo and Jamie Clark Stott, Project Discovery (October 18, 2016)—Imagine a hunting party on the prehistoric Great Plains. Imagine tense muscles, clenched jaws, fierce and determined eyes. Imagine hearts pounding. A signal is given, arms swing, voices rise in an undulating chorus of ...
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2016
15
Aug

Nine Mile Canyon Stewardship Day 2016

Jamie Clark Stott, Program Archaeologist, Project Discovery, Utah (August 15, 2016)—On Saturday, September 17, 2016, Project Discovery will host its third annual Stewardship Day (opens as a PDF) in Nine Mile Canyon, Utah. Project Discovery is a nonprofit education program birthed by education s...
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2015
12
Apr

New York Times Editorial Calls on the President to Preserve Cedar Mesa

New York Times Editorial Calls on the President to Preserve Cedar Mesa Cedar Mesa is one of the most sublime and culturally evocative landscapes on Earth. Since 1987, I’ve made more than 60 trips to that outback in southeastern Utah, hiking, camping and backpacking on forays lasting as long as 10...
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2014
07
Sep

NY Times Advocates for Land and Archaeological Conservation

NY Times Advocates for Land and Archaeological Conservation Fortunately, Mr. Obama has one other weapon with which to build a conservation legacy before he leaves office, and lately he has begun to use it. This is a wonderful statute known as the Antiquities Act, signed into law by Theodore Roosevel...
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2014
03
Aug

Pecos Conference Begins Thursday, August 7

Pecos Conference Begins Thursday, August 7 The Pecos Conference is an annual conference of archaeologists which is held in the southwestern United States or northwestern Mexico. Each August, archaeologists gather under open skies somewhere in the southwestern United States or northwestern Mexico. ht...
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2011
09
Oct

Homeland Security Act Raises Troubling Issues for Archaeological Protection and Historic Preservation

Homeland Security Act Raises Troubling Issues for Archaeological Protection and Historic Preservation The proposed National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act would let the agency waive 36 federal environmental protection laws in the name of better border patrols on public lands. Supporters ...
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2011
20
Feb

New Visitor's Center and New Technology Help Share the Past at Hovenweep

New Visitor's Center and New Technology Help Share the Past at Hovenweep National Monument The ruins of Hovenweep lie along the Colorado-Utah border to the west of the more famous cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde. There’s now a new visitor center that has been built at Hovenweep National Monument in...
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2011
30
Jan

Lawsuit Over Gas Drilling in Nine Mile Canyon Leads to Settlement Including Major BLM Policy Change

Lawsuit Over Gas Drilling in Nine Mile Canyon Leads to Settlement Including Major BLM Policy Change A coalition of historic preservation and conservation groups announced yesterday that they settled a lawsuit with the Bureau of Land Management filed in the summer of 2008 challenging the BLM’s ...
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