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UPAC Annual Meeting

Posted by UPAC on January 19, 2016 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (18)

Save the date!

The Utah Professional Archaeological Council annual meeting will be held on March 4th & 5th at the Rio Grande in Salt Lake City.  We are currently accepting paper and poster abstracts until February 5th, please email Jody Patterson (jpatterson@montarch.com) with submissions.  The schedule and agenda are in the works so check back often for more information.  Look forward to seeing everyone there!


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UPAC Elections

Posted by UPAC on April 15, 2015 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Good Morning,


Please take a moment to cast your ballot for UPAC VP Government Affairs, Secretary, Media Coordinator, and Journal Editor at the following link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PK25QHR (copy and paste link)

If you have any issues with the ballot or any questions please don't hesitate to contact myself or another member of the current executive committee. The winners will be announced April 27th.



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2015 Meeting Schedule Now Available

Posted by UPAC on March 10, 2015 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

The meeting schedule for the upcoming March 2015 meeting has been posted!  Visit here for more details.

Please Review the New Utah Archaeology Site Form

Posted by UPAC on January 21, 2015 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (4)


UPAC members,

As you may be aware, for the past year many state and federal agencies have been engaged in revising the archaeological site recording system in Utah. After consultation with the archaeological community, a final draft version has been completed and is posted on the Utah Professional Archaeological Council (UPAC) website (posted below).

A separate (but connected) project developing an electronic site form generator and wireless app...

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BLM & Tread Lightly Survey on looting/vandalmism

Posted by UPAC on December 18, 2014 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Greetings, Friends, Colleagues, and Stakeholders of Utah's Archaeological and Paleontological Resources,


I am very pleased to announce a new partnership between

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New issue of UPAC Newsletter - Dec 2014

Posted by UPAC on December 18, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The latest issue of UPAC News has been published and is available for download

Some OPEN ACCESS articles possibly of interest to Utah Archaeologists

Posted by UPAC on October 29, 2014 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Some OPEN ACCESS articles possibly of interest to
Utah’s archaeologists – 2014



  • Fremont Ceramic Designs and Their Implications (Thesis). Katie Kristina Richards, Brigham Young University.
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2014 USAS/UPAC Convention in Price, UT June 5-8

Posted by UPAC on May 7, 2014 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Castle Valley Archaeological Society Invites You to the
2014 USAS/UPAC Convention in Price, UT
June 5th – 8th

CVAS hopes you will join us inPrice for the 2014 USAS/UPAC Convention. We are very excited to have you visit us.  Plan for a great time of presentations,workshops and tours!  This packet is tohelp guide you through all the events.  There are many different venues so make sureyou are in the right pl...

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UPAC Elections

Posted by UPAC on May 7, 2014 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)


The ballot for the 2014 UPAC Executive Committee Elections has been finalized in Survey Monkey and is ready for voting at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LT2S8DL

Voting is limited to members in good standing (ie. thosewho paid their 2014 dues). So, if you haven’t already, please take a moment tore-new your membership prior to voting.

If there are any questions or concerns, please contact me directly.   

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