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University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) on October 1, 2006, with the term ending on February 17, 2009, as modified. The following information constitutes the final report for all of the major activities performed during this agreement. A brief summary of all work performed for each project in the agreement between October 1, 2006 and February 17, 2009 is presented. Other important tasks or activities associated with this agreement, but not identified under any specific project, are also summarized. Executive Summary

• More than 11,700 acres were inventories or monitored and 248 newly discovered archaeological sites were documented on LAME and PARA

• Twenty-two technical reports, 13 memoranda were written in support of TA projects

• Seven manuscripts and two master’s thesis are in progress, under peer-review, or published

• Fifteen conference papers or posters were presented at professional conferences

• A total of 151 features at the historic town site of Saint Thomas were monitored

• More than 135 site condition assessments were conducted on LAME and PARA

• More than 7300 acres and 151 sites were recorded as a result of NPS and BLM fire management projects on PARA

• The UNLV Archaeological Field School was conducted in the summer of 2007 at Lava Ridge Ruin, a 16 room pueblo on PARA

• A Predictive Model was developed for archaeological site locations on PARA

• Both pilot and final databases were completed for the PARA settlement pattern study, including data obtained for approximately 1200 sites

• More than 1500 acres were inventoried for Capital Improvement Projects at LAME

• More than 450 acres were surveyed and 19 sites were recorded for the Lost City Inventory Project

• Ground penetrating radar and electro-magnetic conductivity surveys were completed for three sites at Pueblo Grande de Nevada


Archaeological site location; Archaeological surveying; Arizona – Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument; Excavations (Archaeology); Indians of North America – Antiquities; Nevada – Lost City; Nevada – St. Thomas; United States – Lake Mead National Recreation Area


Archaeological Anthropology




Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07060001

Task Agreement Number J8R07060013

Signatures have been redacted for privacy and security measures.