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...
Photo 1: Stunning Scenery at Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Update W: Creating A Tour – Early Stages of Our California Missions Tour

 A Look into the Early Stages of The Archaeological Conservancy’s California Missions Tour TAC’s western office is in the initial stages of designing an exciting new week-long tour pertaining to the California Missions. Established between 1769...
Jessica Crawford, TAC Regional Director, receives special recognition from SEAC.

Regional Director Receives Special Award for Preserving SE Archaeological Sites

Jessica Crawford, The Archaeological Conservancy’s Southeast Regional Director, received an award of Special Recognition on November 10th from the Southeast Archaeological Conference, held this year in Tulsa.  The award was presented by SEAC President...
Montezuma Castle, Arizona. The Archaeological Conservancy Tour 2015.

Traveling the Southwest of The Ancient Cliff Dwellers’

This Fall 31 Archaeological Conservancy members participated in the Conservancy’s 10 day Cliff Dweller’s tour across northern Arizona and Southwestern Colorado. These sites rank among the most amazing archaeological sites anywhere: walls and windows, towers...
BLM Archaeologist George Kline by one of the trenches

Update West: A Visit to World War II Desert Training Center (DTC).

At the beginning of March, personnel from TAC’s western office met up with BLM archaeologist George Kline to explore a potential acquisition project.  They toured part of an archaeological district in the California desert related...
SAGE Students working at San Marcos Pueblo, NM

Update SW: Remote Sensing at Pueblo San Marcos

On June 20 I was out at Pueblo San Marcos in the Galisteo Basin south of Santa Fe, considered one of the largest pre-Columbian settlements in the American Southwest. Students involved with SAGE, the...
2014 Ohio SHPO Awards Junction Group Earthworks Coalition. Midwest Regional Director Paul Gardner accepts for The Archaeological Conservancy.

Awards for Preservation of Ohio Junction Group Earthworks

This past week the Archaeological Conservancy received awards from Ohio State Historic Preservation Office (The Ohio History Connection) and the Ohio Archaeological Council for the preservation of Junction Earthworks. Our Midwest Regional Director Paul...
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...
Dr. Gregory White and his team of volunteers surveys the fire landscape at Borax Lake.

California Wildfires and Borax Lake Archaeology

Like many archaeological sites in California, the amazing Borax Lake site was recently devastated by a wildfire. The Sulphur Fire that burned the site took place this past November. Wildfires can damage archaeological sites by...
Fort Parker, Montana, The First Crow Agency as it Looks Today. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Fort Parker & Montana’s “Indian Education for All” in Communities

How the public uses Archaeological Conservancy Preserves: Fort Parker, Montana Southwest Region update  The Archaeological Conservancy acquired 15 acres containing the ruins of Fort Parker in Park County, Montana in 2015 as our second archaeological...