500th Site Celebration T-shirt Design

Site Saved 500th Site Pueblo: Incredible Chaco Outlier

Here at the Archaeological Conservancy as we celebrate 36 years of saving sites, we are about to purchase our 500th site! The so named 500th Site Pueblo, is an amazing 45-acre Chaco outlier occupied from...
Archaeology Lab

Student Aims to Start a National Mobile Archaeology Lab

  In case you haven’t heard of the term ‘crowdfunding’, it is a very successful way to raise money for a new business or project idea, and Archaeological projects are no stranger to the crowdfunding...
Best of the Southwest Tour members visiting the Great Tower Complex, Yellow Jacket Preserve

Looking Back on 33 Years: My Favorite Preserve

My Favorite Preserve from James B. Walker, SW Regional Director Celebrating 35th years of The Archaeological Conservancy with the People of the Conservancy Looking back on my 33 years of working for the Archaeological Conservancy, it is really...
Working on excavations at the Burch House site at Port Tobacco. Photo Courtesy Kelley Berliner.

Remembering The Public: Connecting Archaeology & Outreach

Introducing Our Eastern Regional Field Assistant: Kelley Berliner As a kid, historical markers, antique malls, flea markets, steam engine tractor shows, and just about anything else that had to do with old things were mandatory...
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Archaeologists Protest Filming of Diggers Program In A Treasured State Park

In the first week of December, the archaeological community caught news that the National Geographic  Channel’s “Diggers” was slated to film an episode in southern Arizona, and they did not hesitate to use this...

Crowdfunding Helping to Save Endangered Sites – Last Day!

Today, superstores, fast food restaurants and parking lots take up an ever-increasing amount of our nation’s land and open space. Along with the natural resources that are consumed, such rapid, unchecked development also destroys...
Google Project Tango smartphone

Archaeology with Google’s 3D Mapping Project Tango Phone

Archaeological research could benefit from Google's new 3D modeling device. But are archaeologists ready to explore its potential uses? I’m sure it has come to no surprise that the demand for technologically trained archaeologists has...

Help Save America’s Threatened Archaeological Treasures

Give Future Generations the Lasting Gift of Protected Archaeological Heritage! & be the preservation hero we need... Please help save irreplaceable archaeological treasures threatened across the country. Become part of one of the most important forces...
U.S. Department of Energy representative Todd Stribley (left) and Conservancy President Mark Michel met last year to inspect the property. Credit: The Archaeological Conservancy.

Be A Preservation Hero! – Support The Archaeological Conservancy into 2018

Since 1980, we’ve permanently protected over 515 sites in 45 states – sites that otherwise might have been dug up by looters, razed for development, or simply damaged by neglect. We’ve established long term...
Regional Director Paul Gardner checking on a site.

A “Road to Damascus” Moment

Introducing  Our Midwest Regional Director, Part 2 of  the Midwest Regional Office Blog By Paul Gardner Becoming the Midwest Regional Director for The Archaeological Conservancy exemplifies John Lennon’s saying that “Life is what happens to you while you’re...