The Faust Avenue Preserve.

Making The Cut: What Sites Are Worthy Conservancy Preserves?

While here at the Conservancy we wish we could save every site, being a non-profit we have to make the hard calls. We have blogged about some of the ways in which the Archaeological...
Washington University in St. Louis Kathryn M. Bruder Scholars clearing our fence line.

Update MW: Our East St. Louis Clean-up Team

The mission of The Archaeological Conservancy is protecting the nation’s archaeological record by acquiring title to properties containing significant archaeological sites then dedicating them as permanent archaeological research preserves. So naturally, the principle tasks...

You Can Save Archaeological Sites- Last Week of Crowdfunding!

Last week to Help us reach our goal for the POINT-6 crowdfunding campaign! Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures is an emergency acquisition project is intended to purchase and preserve significant sites in danger...
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Episode 3 of our Virtual Tour Video Series is Available Now!

Take a guided tour of our preserves from the comfort of your living room in our new Virtual Tour Video Series! We are excited to take you on our latest virtual tour to Arbuckle's Fort led...
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...

IN THE NEWS | Butler Co. residents hoping to preserve land of ancient Hopewell...

Published on September 13, 2019 by Alexa Helwig from WKRC News in Ohio: HAMILTON, Ohio  | A sacred piece of land is up for sale in Butler County, and the community is trying to preserve...
From left to right: George Hamell, Curator of the Rock Foundation Collection,  Andy Stout, Eastern Regional Director of the Conservancy, and Martha Sempowski, Archaeologist at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.

Update East: New York Archaeological Preserves

Field Update from TAC’s East Region Just before the start of  this very snowy winter, TAC’s Eastern Office took a week long trip across the state of New York to visit potential sites and check...
Azompa, Oaxaca City in the background.

Extraordinary Archaeology & Culture of Oaxaca Valley – VIDEO

In these two lovely tour videos below you can join along with The Archaeological Conservancy in Oaxaca for a taste of one of the most beautiful areas of Mexico: the Oaxaca Valley. Oaxaca lies...
Dia De Los Muertos Altar at the Zocolo.

The Lure of Oaxaca: Conservancy Tours for Day of the Dead

At The End of October, 28 Archaeological Conservancy members joined SW regional director Jim Walker and George Washington University archaeologist Jeff Blumster in Oaxaca for ten days of touring one of the most beautiful...
Carhart Peublo Kiva, prior to re-excavation.

Update SW: The Pitter-patter of A Chaco Lover’s Heart at Carhart Pueblo

Nothing gets a Southwestern archaeologist’s heart racing faster than thinking about his or her favorite Chaco ruin. Chaco culture must have been grand. Its participants lives were steeped in rich tradition, ritual and artistic...