Volunteers complete 1200′ of fencing at Cedar Mesa Great House site
May10

Volunteers complete 1200′ of fencing at Cedar Mesa Great House site

Kudos to the 20+ volunteers and BLM staff that helped construct and finish 1,200 feet of fencing to protect a Great House on Cedar Mesa! How better to respect and protect than with hard work?Thank you to our volunteers who put in over 300 service hours over five work days to install this buck-and-rail fencing. The Ancestral Puebloan Great House was being damaged by cattle and off-road vehicles travelling unknowingly across the site....

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Now hiring: Statewide Site Steward Coordinator
Apr28

Now hiring: Statewide Site Steward Coordinator

About FCM Friends of Cedar Mesa (FCM) is a conservation organization in Bluff, Utah founded in 2010. FCM envisions a future where the public lands in San Juan County – with all their natural, cultural and recreational values – are protected and respected. To achieve this goal, we work to educate visitors about respectful recreation, monitor cultural sites, effect change through research and service projects, improve land...

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Historic Shumway Cabin Restoration Project
Apr24

Historic Shumway Cabin Restoration Project

Service Project to stabilize historic cabin in Recapture Wash – May 2017 In celebration of Utah Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month You’re invited to participate in an exciting historic cabin restoration project with Friends of Cedar Mesa, SITLA and Woods Canyon Archaeological Consultants. The Shumway Cabin site is part of an early 20th-century ranch established in 1911 or 1912 by the Peter and Mary Shumway family...

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Now hiring Volunteer & Monitoring Coordinator
Apr17

Now hiring Volunteer & Monitoring Coordinator

Position Details Friends of Cedar Mesa is seeking a full-time Volunteer & Monitoring Coordinator to organize and expand volunteer projects and cultural site monitoring on public lands in San Juan County, including the new Bears Ears National Monument. S/he will spend about 30% of their time organizing volunteer & service projects, another 30% developing and expanding cultural site monitoring programs, 20% on communications and...

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2018 Calendar Photo Contest
Apr07

2018 Calendar Photo Contest

Now accepting submissions for 2018 Greater Cedar Mesa Calendar Contest It’s that time of year again to go through your favorite prints of the greater Cedar Mesa area and pick out a few to share with FCM and other archaeology enthusiasts. FCM is now accepting photo submissions for our 2018 Greater Cedar Mesa Calendar. The calendar is a fun way for supporters to help FCM fundraise for our education, stewardship and advocacy work,...

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Most popular Celebrate Cedar Mesa weekend!
Mar13

Most popular Celebrate Cedar Mesa weekend!

Celebrate Cedar Mesa event draws record crowd What a celebratory event! Friends of Cedar Mesa wants to thank the 400 guests who joined us in Bluff March 3-5th, 2017 for a weekend of learning, exploration, and conversation about Cedar Mesa and the future of Bears Ears. A special thanks goes to our sponsor, Opsrey Packs of Cortez, CO. This was our biggest Celebrate Cedar Mesa event – so big in fact that it sold out two weeks in...

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