Topic ID #37089 - posted 6/5/2016 4:24 PM

Archaeological Volunteer opportunity in Tooele, UT.


The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a branch of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking eight volunteers to conduct archaeological inventory of 650+ acres in Tooele, UT. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in reading topographic maps, navigating with handheld GPS units, artifact and feature identificationand site documentation

The NRCS helps individuals, groups, organizations, cities, towns and county, and state government to reduce costly waste of land and water resources. NRCS works with FSA, FS, RD, and public schools to help our community and educate on the importance of boosting agricultural productivity and protect our natural resources.

The survey will take place Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1st. The survey will cover 650 acres over variable terrain. Participants will camp for 5 days in primitive conditions with no amenities. You will be responsible for your own camping gear, food, and water. Archaeological Survey gear will be provided by NRCS.


Applicants must be able to:

Walk long distances in possible harsh weather conditions and over uneven terrain 

Good eye for details

Positive attitude

Works well with others

Please email resumes, or a summary of your experience to or

  Only serious inquires please.


Mandi Holm
Elisabeth O'Dell


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