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Standing My Ground for Archaeology & Preservation: Looking down the barrel of the 22-gauge shotgun aimed at me, I feebly tried to explain our unannounced presence on her ranch in the Galisteo Basin. We were doing an archaeological clearance survey for the road project through the area, and she was supposed to have been notified by the highway department…Ten years later, I helped bring Billie together with the Conservancy for the archaeology & preservation of sites on her property.

Standing My Ground for Archaeology & Preservation: Looking down the barrel of the 22-gauge shotgun aimed at me, I feebly tried to explain our unannounced presence on her ranch in the Galisteo Basin. We were doing an archaeological clearance survey for the road project through the area, and she was supposed to have been notified by the highway department…Ten years later, I helped bring Billie together with the Conservancy for the archaeology & preservation of sites on her property.

The bow of La Belle shipwreck off the coast of Texas, 1997 excavation. Digging Deeper is our new blog series that revisits the sites and stories covered in previous issues of American Archaeology Magazine. http://www.archaeologicalconservancy.org/diggingdeeperlasalle.html

The bow of La Belle shipwreck off the coast of Texas, 1997 excavation. Digging Deeper is our new blog series that revisits the sites and stories covered in previous issues of American Archaeology Magazine. http://www.archaeologicalconservancy.org/diggingdeeperlasalle.html

Two Archaeological Sites in New Mexico to be Protected Through National Grant

Two Archaeological Sites in New Mexico to be Protected Through National Grant

Fragment of bone -- remnants of an ancient civilization devastated when Arizona Game and Fish started construction on a community fishing pond. Photo Credit: Monica Alonzo, Phoenix New Times #archaeology

Fragment of bone -- remnants of an ancient civilization devastated when Arizona Game and Fish started construction on a community fishing pond. Photo Credit: Monica Alonzo, Phoenix New Times #archaeology

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http://www.archaeologicalconservancy.org/

BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals | The Salt Lake Tribune

BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals

BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals | The Salt Lake Tribune

Rock Art RevelationsThis petroglyph located near Reno, Nevada is an example of the Great Basin Carved Abstract style. Researchers have concluded it’s somewhere between 10,500 and 14,800 years old.

Rock Art RevelationsThis petroglyph located near Reno, Nevada is an example of the Great Basin Carved Abstract style. Researchers have concluded it’s somewhere between 10,500 and 14,800 years old.

In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage. The military's archaeology unit conducts excavations but keeps some information about the digs secret. "This approach raises suspicions," says an Israeli archaeologist who favors greater transparency.

In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage

In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage. The military's archaeology unit conducts excavations but keeps some information about the digs secret. "This approach raises suspicions," says an Israeli archaeologist who favors greater transparency.

Rosenstock Preserve: Living Along The Potomac Over 600 Years Ago - Archaeological Conservancy

Rosenstock Preserve: Living Along The Potomac Over 600 Years Ago - Archaeological Conservancy

The Key to to Understanding the Chaco Phenomenon: Chaco Outliers - Save This Site! 8 Hours Left!...Archaeology group seeks to acquire Chacoan site

The Key to to Understanding the Chaco Phenomenon: Chaco Outliers - Save This Site! 8 Hours Left!...Archaeology group seeks to acquire Chacoan site

Ancient Anasazi ruins open up a remarkable, endangered landscape in southern Utah

Ancient Anasazi ruins open up a remarkable, endangered landscape in southern Utah

La Mammoth Cave dans le Kentucky : Les plus belles grottes du monde - Linternaute

La Mammoth Cave dans le Kentucky : Les plus belles grottes du monde - Linternaute

Growing Greenland’s archaeologists. Graduate student Michael Nielsen is one of a handful of students eager to study the archaeology of their homeland...

Growing Greenland’s archaeologists. Graduate student Michael Nielsen is one of a handful of students eager to study the archaeology of their homeland...

Five Times Aleppo Was the Center of the World’s Attention  Will the once-regal city survive this moment in the spotlight?

Five Times Aleppo Was the Center of the World’s Attention

Five Times Aleppo Was the Center of the World’s Attention Will the once-regal city survive this moment in the spotlight?

Site saved! At the time of its construction Fort Greenville was the largest wooden fort in North America, covering over 50 acres.

Site saved! At the time of its construction Fort Greenville was the largest wooden fort in North America, covering over 50 acres.

The Problem With Heritage. From Palmyra in Syria to Timbuktu in Mali, a wave of destruction has erased monuments to humanity’s past. Does their loss really matter?..

The Problem With Heritage. From Palmyra in Syria to Timbuktu in Mali, a wave of destruction has erased monuments to humanity’s past. Does their loss really matter?..