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Theft of Time: Checking Behind Looters - De Soto NF - MS

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Marthcreek.jpg by Rob Reams, US Forest Service ArchaeologistThe fascination brought on by items of antiquity has been part of human culture for as long as there have been humans. This has led to the passage of laws and penalties, even coverage in various forms of media to thwart it. However, even with all of these “blockades” in place, the allure of finding artifacts and possessing them can turn to out-right stealing and vandalism, thus destroying valuable information from fragile resources; in short: stealing time! Last year was a tough year for the De Soto National Forest for this kind of damage. During this project, we will excavate two sites hit heavily by vandals. If you're able to laugh, have fun, and listen to bad jokes by the archaeologist (when he has a good one or two), then this project is for you! In addition, there will be a small, but intensive lab project set up for a small group (5 volunteers). The lab facility is small, and intense lab work is not for everybody, so we will be offering the lab only to the more experienced participants.



Boxes from the Bowels, Part V: Rehab of Excavated Materials from U-W-C NF - Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NF - UT

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Camp Reno: Military Outpost in Tonto Basin, Part VII - Tonto NF - AZ

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Caretaking Kentucky Camp 2017 - Coronado NF - AZ

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Caretaking Kentucky Camp 2017 - Coronado NF - AZ

Camp Reno: Military Outpost in Tonto Basin, Part VI - Tonto NF - AZ

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Camp Reno: Military Outpost in Tonto Basin, Part VI - Tonto NF - AZ

Peña Blanca Area Survey - BLM Las Cruces FO - NM

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Peña Blanca Area Survey - BLM Las Cruces FO - NM

Tofte Ranger Station Historic Rehabilitation Project - Superior NF - MN

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Tofte Ranger Station Historic Rehabilitation Project - Superior NF - MN

Workers' Experience in the Northern Forest: Archaeology at the Coalwood Lumber Camp - Hiawatha NF - MI

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Workers' Experience in the Northern Forest: Archaeology at the Coalwood Lumber Camp - Hiawatha NF - MI

The Suicide Bend 6 Site Excavation on the Manistee River - Huron-Manistee NF - MI

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The Suicide Bend 6 Site Excavation on the Manistee River - Huron-Manistee NF - MI

Hebo Lake Community Kitchen Restoration - Siuslaw NF - OR

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Hebo Lake Community Kitchen Restoration - Siuslaw NF - OR
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