Hollister Field Office

Archaeology Month

Archaeology Month is part of a national program endorsed by the Society for American Archaeology to promote the preservation of our Nation's heritage.  California Archaeology Month is sponsored by the Society for California Archaeology and supported by the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service and California State Parks.  California Archaeology Month is observed in October to integrate with California's Kindergarten - Grade 12 educational curriculum on Native American and California history.


California Archaeology Month
 
Society for California Archaeology logo

In Partnership with the Society for California Archaeology

California Archaeology Glossary with great information on Chronological and Cultural Units, Ethnolinguistic Groups, Projectile Point Types and Ceramics

California Archaeology Month poster 2014

Like this poster?  Check out the previous years' posters sponsored by the Society for California Archaeology - "SCA Archaeology Month Poster Gallery."


Projectile point, photo by BLMPetryglyph, photo by BLMHistoric structures, photo by BLM

BLM Cultural Resources


Field Office Public Events

On July 18-19, 2015, an advanced workshop for the California Archaeological Site Stewarship Program (CASSP) will be held by the BLM Hollister Field Office to locate, identify, and record historic structures and features at the Coast Dairies Management Area in Santa Cruz County.  Class participants will survey, measure, map, draw, and photograph historic features, and describe them according to the guidelines of California's Department of Parks and Recreation "523" series of forms.  For more information or to register for the class visit the CASSP web site or the Society for California Archaeology (SCA) web site for the entire 2015 CASSP Workshop Schedule.


International Archaeology Day

Saturday October 17, 2015

International Archaeology Day logo 2015


Bureau of Land Management
Hollister Field Office
20 Hamilton Court
Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 630-5000
Fax: (831) 630-5055
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F
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