The Jornada Research Institute is pleased to advertise two workshops for cultural resource management professionals

1) Looting and vandalism of archaeological sites and the Archaeological Resources Protection Act. This two day workshop will consist of classroom and field components. Topics to be covered include:

  • The nature and extent of looting and vandalism in the United States.
  • How to identify and record site damage.
  • Overview of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act and related legislation.
  • Discussion of specific cases and moral and ethical considerations.
  • A field exercise in site damage recordation.

2) The Historic Preservation Act (including Sections 106 and 110). This is a two-day workshop.

These workshops course will be useful to CRM professionals employed by tribal governments, state and federal agencies, archaeologists in the private sector, site-stewards, and interested public. This two day workshop will consist of classroom presentations, discussions, and exercises. Topics to be covered include:

San Miguel Church, Socorro

  • Historical context of antiquities legislation leading to the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Overview of NHPA and its major provisions
  • Working with Sections 110 and 106
  • National Register eligibility
  • Data recovery plans
  • Traditional cultural properties


We plan to offer these workshops bi-annually, in the spring and fall, depending on level of interest.

Minimum number of attendees = 8; maximum number of attendees = 20

Cost per attendee = Cost vary based on location of training. (JRI members receive 10% discount)

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