CAL FIRE Archaeology Program: Reports


Golden Trowel Award
CAL FIRE Archaeological Reports

Historical Archaeology

Historical Archaeology Note #1
Historical Archaeology Note #2
The Altaville Schoolhouse: Community and State Cooperation in Local Historical Preservation
Archaeological Investigations At Lost City, Calaveras County, California
Historic Clorox Bottles
Enterprise Mill Historic Site
A Military Button from Baja California
Spanish Dagger at Bear Harbor, Mendocino Coounty
Do you have Prince Albert In A Can?

Prehistoric Archaeology

Southern Sierra Rock Basins
Rock Basins in the Mt. Home State Forest and Immediate Vicinity
Lucky 13: A Recent Discovery in the Search for the Northern Boundary of the Southern Sierra Rock Basin
Inventory Project of the Rock-Basin Sites of the Southern Sierra Nevada of California
Origin of Meter-Size Granite Basins in the Southern Sierra Nevada, California

Prehistoric Archaeological Site Excavations
The Archaeology of Volcan Mountain, San Diego County, California
CA-PLA-689: Archaeology at the Dad Young Spring Site
Archaeological Investigations at CA-TRI-942, Trinity County, California (PDF, 9MB)
Archaeological Excavations at the CAL FIRE Murphys Fire Station, Calaveras County, California
Archaeological Excavations at the CAL FIRE Hurley Fire Station, Fresno County, California
Archaeological Investigations at the CAL FIRE Ishi Conservation Camp


Recent Prehistoric Discoveries
The Identification and Description of Cuyamaca Oval Basin Metates (PDF)
The Plantation Cache Charmstone (PDF)
A Charmstone Discovery in the Redwood Forests of Mendocino County, California (PDF)
Fluted Point Discovery in Northeast California
A Brief Inspection of the Archie Brown Artifact Collection Near the Community of Vina, Tehama County, California (PDF)

Rock Art

An Outstanding Petroglyph Site Near the Eel River
Abstract-representational petroglyphs of the northern Sierra Nevada, California

Archaeology and Fire

Protecting Archaeological Sites with Prescribed Fire
Big Fire, Small Fire: The Effects of Burning on Flaked Stone Artifacts

Incident Accounts
Archaeological Site Investigations Following the 2006 Pumpkin Fire Complex Lassen County, California (PDF)
CAL FIRE Archaeologists and Wildfires
Topanga Fire Success Story
Fire and Archaeology: A Review of the 2004 Fire Season
The Coyote Fire: A Success Story
Canyon Fire
Archaeology and the Pines Fire
Archaeology and the Highway 88 Fire

Other reports
CAL FIRE Archaeologists Receive SCA award

A tribute to Mark Gary
Fritz Riddell: In Memoriam
San Bernardino National Forest Hazard Tree Removal Project and CAL FIRE Bug-Kill Grant Projects


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