Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour

Amy Barry

Save the date for one of our most popular FREE events! The cemetery tour at the Fort Douglas Post Cemetery (405 South Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108) is an opportunity for kids and adults to learn more about Utah’s military history in a fun, child-friendly, Halloween-themed environment. We …

Design Through Time: A History of Military Gravestone Design

Amy Barry History Main Blog

By Amy Barry, Utah Cemetery & Burials Program Manager Marking burials with gravestones has always had a myriad of meanings. The more modern connotation has reflected European traditions ingrained in America’s immigrants. It wasn’t until the 19th century that gravestones did more than reflect the final resting place of someone. …

International Archaeology Day – Public Lands Clean-up

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Help us preserve Utah County’s rock art!   On-going damage from target shooting is threatening a prehistoric rock art site in Utah County. Although target shooting is prohibited in this area, accumulated debris from visitation makes the site an attractive place for shooting. Impact from bullets is destroying thousand-year old …

Archaeological Site Stewardship Training

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Interested in helping protect and preserve Utah’s heritage? Become a Site Steward! Stewards monitor the condition of at-risk archaeological and other heritage resources, looking for signs of natural or man-made damage or deterioration. They may also interact with the public to enhance visitor experiences and increase understanding of and respect …

Friends of Cedar Mesa

International Archaeology Day – Monticello Site Rehabilitation – Friends of Cedar Mesa

Katie Barber

Join the Bureau of Land Management Monticello Field Office and Friends of Cedar Mesa on International Archaeology Day to rehabilitate a modern recreation site! Help dismantle and relocate modern fire rings to a culturally sterile area. Though the stone for the fire rings is likely from the original site, this …

Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant (UORG) Workshop – St. George

Katie Barber

The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation (OOR) offers unique grant opportunities to local governments and nonprofits, including the Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant (UORG) and two new opportunities: the Recreation Restoration Infrastructure Grant (RRI) and the Utah Children’s Outdoor Recreation and Education Grant (UCORE). At this workshop, the OOR team will walk you through the process step-by-step, helping …

St. George Lecture – Along the 37th Parallel: The Establishment of the Utah-Arizona Boundary

Katie Barber

We are looking forward to being with you again for our first DSU Colleagues meeting of this academic year. Our featured speaker will be Professor Steven D. Heath, and his presentation is entitled, “Along the 37th Parallel: The Establishment of the Utah-Arizona Boundary.”  Professor Heath was born and raised in Utah and is …