Most U.S. ethnographic collections are contaminated with toxins. Will new cleaning methods help tribes reclaim artifacts?
by Joaquin Palomino,
Jun 04, 2014
Archaeologist Jack Pfertsh looks for marks on the landscape and artifact fragments to retrace the historic route near Delta, Colo.
by Jeremy Miller,
Apr 06, 2012
Following a childhood fascination with the computer game Oregon Trail, a young archaeologist meets the real thing during a rugged, exhausting Wyoming summer.
by Laura Herrington Watson,
Feb 15, 2012
Historian Richard West Sellars didn't intend to spend a career in the Park Service. But after 35 years, his impact still resonates.
by Kimberly Hirai,
Jan 27, 2012
In Restoring a Presence, Peter Nabokov
and Lawrence Loendorf shine a light on Yellowstone’s largely
forgotten American Indian heritage
Jun 13, 2005
The Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum in Blanding, Utah, fights for its life as the state cuts funding.
by Adam Roy,
Mar 20, 2011
Despite a relatively snowy winter here in western
Colorado, the season itself seems to have shrunk, with spring
arriving weeks earlier than it once did in a trend with ominous
consequences for the desert Southwest, particularly
by Paul Larmer,
Apr 16, 2007
Archaeologist Bonnie Pitblado uses a program modeled on Antiques Roadshow to introduce scientists to the artifacts collected by Westerners.
by Nick Neely,
Jul 22, 2010
Biodiesel pirates; dinosaur bones for sale; archaeological
developments; hot weather and cool bankrobbers; what to do with a
big dead moose.
by Betsy Marston,
Jun 09, 2008
The BLM offers advice for those who decide to return pilfered artifacts.
by Adam Petry,
Jul 18, 2010