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...

IN THE NEWS | Out of the Limelight, Onto the Mesa

Read about Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Founder, Katherine Wells in the June 21, 2019 article from Rio Grande Sun: This is the seventh entry in "Women of Distinction," a series of profiles being published weekly...
Amazing Rock Art at Painted Bluff

Update SE: Shell Middens & Rock Art Along The Tennessee River

At the start of September, the Conservancy’s president, Mark Michel was in the Southeast Region with Regional Director, Jessica Crawford, visiting some amazing sites. Some of these sites are potential acquisitions, in Alabama and...

Celebrate International Archaeology Day in California & New Mexico

Join The Archaeological Conservancy in Celebrating International Archaeology Day with lots of family fun in two of our Regions: in the Western region in San Diego, California and in the Southwestern Region in Santa...
A depiction of the Erie Canal in Buffalo, New York. Mules were used to pull the barges

Update E: In Honor of Labor Day – A Look at Clinton’s Ditch &...

Taking A Look At Industrial Sites Here in TAC’s East office we thought it would be appropriate to highlight one of our preserves associated with early industry in honor of our most recently past American...
Approaching the Site

Update MW: Drone Fly Over at the Junction Earthworks Site

Junction Earthworks Preserve, near Chillicothe, Ohio were recently photographed in June from above by an aerial  drone. The prairie grass was  mowed to control invasive weeds. As an intermediate step, the the walking path...
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...
Petroglyphs at the Wllis Wells Site

Update W: On The Road Again To See The Sites

When The Archaeological Conservancy’s western staff travels, we have numerous items on the to-do list ranging from monitoring preserves, to meeting with landowners or archaeologists, and attending conferences.  This time TAC’s Western staff traveled...
After the welcome, guest were treated to musician William Ross, a student in Jackson State University’s Classical Music Program, playing “Amazing Grace.” (Photo H.P. Lail Photography)

The Importance of Prospect Hill Plantation Crosses International Borders

A Recent in-depth article in the Guardian on the Prospect Hill Plantation, preserved & protected by The Archaeological Conservancy and lovingly overseen and cared for by our Southeast Regional Director Jessica Crawford, highlights the...
Potter mound tour visit

TAC Completes Protection of Potter Mound in Northwest Arkansas

Update from the Southeastern Region: Here in the Southeast, we just protected a final site last week. One of our last acquisitions of 2014 was Potter Mound, in Northwest Arkansas. It's a late Mississippian...