Cultural & Heritage
"...Archeological inventories carried out to date show extensive use of places within the monument by ancient Native American cultures...Many more undocumented sites that exist within the monument are of significant scientific and historic value worthy of preservation for future study..." (Proclamation 6920, 1996)
Documents & Resources
- Handbook 8110 (text / pdf) specifically ensures the use of consistent, statewide inventory and evaluation procedures and provides guidance for the proper recording and maintenance of cultural resource data.
- Handbook 8120 (text / pdf) provides direction for protecting cultural resources from natural or human caused deterioration, and for recovering significant cultural resource data to mitigate the adverse effects of proposed land uses.