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...
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...
View Of Arroyo Hondo Pueblo From The South. Photos: http://www.arroyohondo.org

Major Archaeological Pueblo Site Debuts New Website

New Website Includes Photographs, History, Research On Arroyo Hondo Site from 1300s About 1300 C.E., a small pueblo located minutes south of present day Santa Fe, New Mexico, rapidly transformed from a 100-room hamlet to...