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            Site steward programs are in general a fairly recent development, in which government agencies managing land team up with organizations which can manage volunteers to protect the land and historical and cultural resources.  They may become a wonderful way to increase citizen involvement in the care of rock art sites.  The Arizona program is 16 years old in 2007 (acdg. BLM) 

            The BLM web page listed first below discusses the four programs listed next.

 

The BLM Site Steward Program

           http://www.blm.gov/heritage/adventures/want_2_help/site_steward.html

 

Arizona Site Steward Program

           http://www.pr.state.az.us/partnerships/shpo/sitestew.html

 

California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program

           http://www.cassp.org/

 

Southwet Colorado Cultural Site Stewardship Program -- San Juan Mountains Association

           http://www.sjma.org/

 

Northwestern New Mexico Site Steward Program

           http://www.nmstewards.org/

 

 

 

Nevada

 

Nevada Rock Art Foundation

High Basins Site Steward Program

           http://www.nevadarockart.org/projects.cfm

 

An article on people wanting to start a site steward program, one a returned Peace Corps volunteer

           http://peacecorpsonline.org/messages/messages/2629/1008028.html

 

California

 

Ventana Wilderness Alliance, Heritage Site Steward Program, National Park Service

           http://www.ventanawild.org/projects/ss/ppart.html

 

Friends of Sierra Rock Art (northern Sierra Nevada) conducts a site monitoring program in cooperation with the Tahoe National Forest.

           http://www.sierrarockart.org/monitoring.html