Acton Recreation Area

Previously Recorded Site Now Appears to be Missing

A series of American Indian wooden shelters located about 20 miles northwest of Billings, Montana has been discovered missing from the BLM landscape where they once stood. The structures had been nominated to the National Register...

WATCH: Jim Walker Appears on the KRQE Morning Show

Jim Walker, the The Archaeological Conservancy's Southwest Regional Director and Senior Vice President, appeared on FOX New Mexico's morning show Monday. See the interview here, or visit KRQE's website for the full story:

Learn more about Leonard Rockshelter in our next Virtual Lecture!

Join us on April 21 at 5 pm MDT as our Great Basin Archaeologist Sara Sturtz presents "A Natural and Cultural History of Leonard Rockshelter in Nevada." In the last of our Spring Lecture Series, Archaeologist...

A Tough, Versatile People | American Archaeology

An unprecedented three-year project involving scientists from four nations, as well as new studies of ceremonial burial caves that held hundreds of mummified men, women and children, has provided fresh insights into Unangax̂ people...
Stone mask of Ancient City of Teotihuacan, Mexico. Courtesy Smithsonian

Electron Beam Points to Origins of Teotihuacan Stone Faces

Summary from Electron Beam Points to Origins of Teotihuacan Stone Faces A new study of the iconic stone masks of the ancient city of Teotihuacan, Mexico, reveals that the masks were made elsewhere and often...
Brooks County TX mass grave

Texas Mass Grave Site Continues to Reveal More Remains

Just east of Laredo in the town of Falfurias, TX, the discovery of a mass grave site has turned to the aid of archaeologists and forensic anthropologists to answer questions about the unknown deceased. According...
Dr. Jess Robinson Vermont Archaeologist

Second Vermont State Archaeologist to serve

Dr. Jess Robinson has been selected to serve as Vermont’s new State Archaeologist. He is the second State Archaeologist to serve Vermont, since the General Assembly established the position in 1976. Jess replaces Giovanna...

Learn more about Fort Parker

A recent article published by the Livingston Enterprise, explores Crow tribal history at Fort Parker, a site acquired by the Archaeological Conservancy in 2016.  Read the full article by Joseph Bullington here. From the article: Photo...
Main Parade Ground Presidio

Archaeological Excavation at Historic Presidio

In one of San Francisco’s oldest neighborhoods, the Presidio, archaeologists are working in the parade grounds just 75 yards from the historic officer’s quarters. “The first 70 years of people living here is quite a...

Forty Years of Preservation, a feature from American Archaeology

Since its inception in 1980, The Archaeological Conservancy has acquired more than 550 sites. By Paula Neely This is a full feature article from the Summer 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine to commemorate The Archaeological...