Metal Detecting Work Underway at Queen Esther's Town. Credit: Binghamton University Fieldschool

Binghamton Field School Starts Work at Archaeological Preserve

The Archaeological Conservancy and Binghamton University  are very happy to announce the start of the 2017 Binghamton Field School investigating an 18th century Native American village site in northern Pennsylvania. The site, known as “Queen...
POINT 6 Logo Created by Artist Mathew Hanson-Weller featuring 6 hand drawn points.

POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Program Begins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Albuquerque, New Mexico – June 14, 2017 - The Archaeological Conservancy is excited to announce the launch of the POINT-6 Program (Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures). This is the sixth phase of...
Some of the Many Petroglyphs at the Terrarium site that will be protected when the Conservancy and our Members are able to preserve the site. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Terrarium Site: A Window into The Pomo World of 2,000 Years Ago

The Conservancy is working to preserve a remarkable Central Pomo site in California. Populated about 2,000 years ago, the Terrarium site has the potential to yield new and important insights into the proto-Pomo expansion...

Two Archaeological Sites in New Mexico to be Protected Through National Grant

National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards The Archaeological Conservancy a Preservation Grant Towards The New Mexico Archaeological Fencing Project Albuquerque, New Mexico —The Archaeological Conservancy is proud to announce an  awarded of a $8,772.75 grant...
The Biesterfeldt Site Archaeological Preserve, North Dakota. Lush grass, few neighbors, no problems.

Biesterfeldt Earth Lodge is A New National Historic Landmark

WASHINGTON – As the National Park Service enters its second century of service and strives to tell a more inclusive and diverse story of America’s history, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today...
Visting the Past with the Future: Dr. Jim Judge visits Chaco Canyon with his grandson. Credit Jim Judge and Bliss Bruen.

Saving America’s Archaeological Treasures

Give Future Generations the Gift of Archaeological Heritage! Please help us save irreplaceable archaeological treasures threatened across the country. This year, The Archaeological Conservancy was able to save 23 extraordinary archaeological sites from damage and destruction....
Visting the Past with the Future: Dr. Jim Judge visits Chaco Canyon with his grandson. Credit Jim Judge and Bliss Bruen.

Chaco Scholars Lend Support to Save Holmes Group Site

Chaco Canyon. 1000 years ago, all roads led there. Sadly, today modern roads have multiplied into a maze of archaeological destruction. Damage comes from oil and gas drilling; and looters gain easy access to...

Save This Site: Last Week of Crowdfunding to Protect Chaco Outlier

**Update 8/19: The crowdfunding for the Holmes Group Site was a great success. Thank you so much to each and every one of you for being a part of saving this phenomenal Chaco outlier...
Holmes Group LiDAR Image By Richard Friedman

Crowdfunding Donors Helping to Save Endangered Chaco Site

Thank you so much to all our 94 Fantastic Crowdfunding Donors who are helping make it possible to Save this Endangered Chaco Outlier, The Holmes Group Site. Learn More about the Site. You have...

Help Save A Chaco Outlier: Meet the Holmes Group Site

The Holmes Group Project is your chance to help preserve an endangered Chaco outlier archaeological site. Join us! Share the excitement of protecting this phenomenal piece of America’s Heritage. Without your support, the ancient...