Archaeology Field Schools Archive

Field School summer 2015 in Salmon Basin, Idaho.

Director: Dr. David Byers

Director: Dr. Judson Finley

Ute Trails Project took USU Archaeology Field School students to Grand Mesa, near Grand Junction, Colorado for 20 days of archaeological field work. Students recorded Ute camps and rock art sites. The work was in collaboration with the Ute tribes of Colorado and Utah and with Dominguez Archaeological Research Group. The research is supported by a grant from the Colorado Historical Fund. 

Director: Dr. Steven Simms 

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Field School summer 2014 in Lake Channel, Idaho.

Director: Dr. David Byers 

Archaeology Field Trip Course to Pinedale, Wyoming with Dr. Judson Finley 

Field School winter 2012 in Bluefields, Jamaica.

Dr. David Byers 

High Altitude Archaeology in the Wind River Range, Wyoming. Excavation of High Rise Village. Director: Dr. Christopher Morgan.

Paleoindian Archaeology in the Rockies. Excavation at the Chance Gulch site, Gunnison, Colorado. Director: Dr. Bonnie Pitblado.

Western Puebloan Archaeology, Kanab, Utah. Survey and excavation of  three Anasazi sites. Director: Dr. Steven Simms

The Archaeology of Dugway Proving Ground. Survey and excavation of Playa View Dune and the Orr Springs Wickiup site. Directors: Dr. Steven Simms and Dave Schmitt.

The Archaeology of the Jarbidge Mountains northern Nevada and Mt. Irish, southeastern Nevada. Survey of high altitude occupations, excavation of hunting drive system/camp, excavation of rock shelter and survey of rock art. Directors: Dr. Steven Simms and William Fawcett.

Great Salt Lake Project. Excavation of Fremont and Late Prehistoric sites and recovery of human skeletal remains near Willard Bay and Plain City.  Directors: Dr. Steven Simms and Dr. Carol Loveland.