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....

TAC 2014 Year in Review- Support Us Into The New Year

This past year has been a tremendous success. We, with the support of our members and donors,  have preserved more than 19 sites from damage and destruction so far this year – sites that...
TAC CEO Mark Michel recounts the saga of The Hopewell site’s preservation in front on an NPS interpretive sign at the site. Photo Bliss Bruen/The Archaeological Conservancy.

Looking Back at 2015, Support Us into 2016

This past year has been another tremendously successful year for The Archaeological Conservancy. Because of our members and supporters we have preserved more than 21 sites from damage and destruction so far this year...
Josh McConaughy, left, celebrates the donation of the Town Square Mound by the Town Square Bank with Bank President Bruce VanHorn

Rock Shelters & Mounds: Dedication and Preservation in My Midwest

Introducing Our Midwest Regional Field Assistant: Josh McConaughy As an undergraduate student at Ohio University I began to be attracted to archaeology after I participated in a field school that focused on a rock shelter...

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...
Holmes Group LiDAR Image By Richard Friedman

Help Support The Archaeological Conservancy into 2017

This past year has been a tremendous success with the help of generous donors like yourself. Because our amazing Conservancy members, we have preserved more than 23 sites from damage and destruction in 2016...
David Noble, The Author, and Head River Guide Marcus Buck on the Conservancy's San Juan River Trip. Photo by Sid Davis.

From Mohawk Ironworkers to Living the Ancient Southwest

By David Grant Noble I came to archaeology unexpectedly, through a side door. The word, archaeology, never came up at home when I was growing up nor did I ever hear it at school. As...
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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...
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...

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...