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...
Matt Nelson Madison Buffalo Jump State Park

Students Survey Madison Buffalo Jump State Park

Thursday, May 29 marked the final day of a two-week field survey completed by archaeologist and University of Montana Associate Professor of Archaeology, Doug MacDonald and UM students. They documented features within the 640-acre...
Adair Cabin Finds

Interesting Discoveries at Adair Cabin

On May 29th, we reported on the beginning of an excavation project at Adair Cabin in Kansas. Today, we learn about the findings from the field school: Silver-plated fork with the initials FBA (Florella Adair...

Donkey Drama on Stallings Island

Donkeys and goats were introduced on this Conservancy site in 2008 to control plant overgrowth.  Recently, an ill-mannered male donkey had to be removed from the island – and it was no small feat....
Prehistoric Granary overlooks Cedar Mesa. Photographer: Josh Ewing

Forgery? Fights? Looting? What Will Happen to Bears Ears?

Friends of Cedar Mesa seek support from archaeologists for the Bears Ears National Monument! Friends of Cedar Mesa seek to gather signatures from 1000 archaeologists to protect this endangered archaeological region. They are now nearly...

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...
Mary Shinn/The Durango Herald A spiderweb of roads connects mostly natural-gas wells in the San Juan Basin south of Farmington. Advocates argue better planning could prevent hodgepodge development in southern areas of the basin where gas and oil companies are starting to use hydraulic fracturing to extract oil.

Wells creep toward Chaco

Summary of Wells creep toward Chaco: Advocates fight for better planning near ancient sites Chaco Culture National Historical Park is already surrounded by land leased for natural gas extraction, nearly 90 percent of the land...
Monks Mound, Bryan Werner

Prehistoric Sites Near St. Louis Threatened by Expansion

As the population has moved west into St. Louis County over the past few decades experts warn that another round of prehistoric sites is at risk. St. Louis sits at the convergence of the Mississippi...
Harold Martin Clark County

Archaeological Sites Will Determine Route for New Road

In Indiana, official are considering two possible routes for a $22.5 million road for large trucks near Utica. The area is rich is Native American artifacts which have led to many archaeological research projects...
The Archaeological Conservancy is excited to announce the launch of the crowdfunding campaign for the POINT-6 Program (Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures)

Crowdfunding Launches to Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures (POINT-6)

The Archaeological Conservancy is excited to announce the launch of our crowdfunding campaign for POINT-6 (Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures) on Monday April 23rd. This is an emergency acquisition project is intended to purchase...