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  • May

    District Archaeologists present at 84th SAA Annual Meeting

    Three District archaeologists presented at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, held at the Convention Center, April 10-14, 2019.
  • September

    District Archaeologist Aids Search for Missing Service Member in Vietnam

    A steep mountainside. A large search area based in part on fading memories. Language barriers. These were a few of the challenges District archaeologist Jeremy Decker encountered as part of a recovery team with the DPAA in Vietnam this spring.
  • June

    Archaeological field school re-digs history at Abiquiu Lake

    Eight undergraduate students from the University of Oklahoma recently got their hands dirty re-excavating the Palisade Ruin located on Corps-managed land at Abiquiu Lake. They were participating in a five-week archaeological field school designed to teach them how to do actual archaeological field work.
  • March

    District Archaeologist Shares Historical Discoveries at Colorado Conference

    District archaeologist Gregory Everhart attended the 37th Annual Conference of the Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists where he presented on historical findings on recent cultural resources activities at Trinidad Lake and John Martin Reservoir.
  • December

    Regulator Works on Cultural Resource Solution

    As part of evaluating projects under the Clean Water Act, regulatory employees are charged with enforcing permit conditions related to requirements stipulated in the National Historic Preservation Act and other applicable federal laws pertaining to the protection of natural and cultural resources. Such was the case when a District regulator responded to a permit application in 2005 from Ute Lake Ranch, Inc. (ULRI), a private company proposing to build a housing development on the southeast side of Ute Lake in Quay County, N.M. (north of Tucumcari).
  • July

    Archaeology in the Land of the Dead

    Jornada del Muerto – Journey of the Dead - for more than two centuries, Spanish colonists traveling between Mexico City and the Spanish colonial outpost at Santa Fe had to cross this desolate, waterless valley in south-central New Mexico.
  • March

    Soaking a “Site” for Science

    Although many archaeological sites are located along lakeshores across the country, little is known about how changes in water levels affect these sites. Jonathan Van Hoose, one of the District’s archaeologists, set out to change that.
  • July

    Archaeology Plays Important Role for Corps

    The Albuquerque District has several archaeologists who also work to preserve the District’s history, as our employees work and build in support of the nation’s future.