Visit with Respect educational offerings
Aug01

Visit with Respect educational offerings

“Hmmm, I’m bringing my group to explore the archaeologically rich Bears Ears National Monument. What should I tell them about how to be good visitors?” You decided to bring a group to Bears Ears National Monument, great! And you want to know how to visit with respect, awesome! We would love to help teach your group the concepts of careful visitation to the area’s cultural and natural resources. Our staff offers a variety of fun,...

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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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VWR Training & service work: Earth Day weekend a smashing success
Apr26

VWR Training & service work: Earth Day weekend a smashing success

  Volunteers accomplished projects at Muley Point with NPS, and new Visit with Respect ambassadors are trained and ready to go. April 22, Earth Day, dawned bright and sunny as a determined crew headed to Muley Point to assist National Park Service staff from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area with a host of projects. The following day another group of volunteers gathered in Bluff to train as Visit with Respect ambassadors....

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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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FCM Calls for a real, fact-based review of Bears Ears National Monument
Apr26

FCM Calls for a real, fact-based review of Bears Ears National Monument

***Update: the Department of Interior is accepting public comments about protecting Bears Ears through May 26th. Click here to take action and have your voice heard!***   Today, President Trump signed an executive order instructing Ryan Zinke, the new Secretary of the Interior, to perform a review of all monuments larger than 100,000 acres created since 1996. This would include our new Bears Ears National Monument, as well as the...

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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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