Donate and receive a copy of the book "Treasures of the Tavaputs"


Donate and receive a CPAA coffee mug, T-shirt, or copy of "Treasures of the Tavaputs" (choose one)


Donate and receive a CPAA coffee mug, T shirt, or a copy of "Treasures of the Tavaputs" (choose two)


Donate and receive an autographed copy of "Nine Mile Canyon: An Archaeological History of an American Treasure," by CPAA Director Jerry D. Spangler


Donate and receive an autographed copy of "Nine Mile Canyon: An Archaeological History of an American Treasure," and a copy of "The River Knows Everything: Desolatation Canyon and the Green," by James M. Aton

- CPAA will continue to work tirelessly for the protection of archaeological and historic sites, collaborating with industry and government to find solutions

- You will be part of a community that shares passion for our collective past

- You will have opportunities to volunteer on CPAA preservation projects

- You will receive a quarterly e-newsletter updating you on CPAA activities and the preservation issues of most concern to us

- You will receive an invitation to an annual CPAA camp out

- Your donation is tax deductible (CPAA is a 501(c)3 charitable organization

- The first founding members of CPAA will also receive a CD copy of bluegrass music donated by Steve Lutz and his acclaimed band Tangleridge � while supplies last.

Colorado Plateau Archaeological Alliance

Help us protect the past for the future.

About Us      Contact Us  F.A.Q.    NHPA


Famous the world over for its stunning whitewater and wilderness experiences, Desolation Canyon in eastern Utah is also a largely undiscovered archaeological treasure worthy of its designation as a National Historic Landmark...


Desolation Canyon 


For more than a decade, Executive Director Jerry D. Spangler has been involved in archaeological research in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and surrounding areas. CPAA efforts have focused on analyzing the impacts of off-road vehicles on archaeological sites, on researching the remarkable pioneer heritage...


Grand Staircase 


For most of 50 years, Waldo Wilcox was an obscure sentinel, quietly guarding the secrets of Range Creek Canyon with his cantankerous aversion to outsiders. But that secrecy evaporated in 2004 when a small community newspaper innocently published a story about a visit by local officials...


Range Creek 

Nine Mile Canyon is often referred to as the World’s Longest Art Gallery. And indeed, weekend visitors to this canyon are treated to a visual feast of images pecked and painted onto the canyon walls � reminders of long-disappeared peoples who used the sandstone faces as a canvas for their thoughts and dreams...


Nine Mile 

The overriding objective of the Capitol Reef Partnership is to foster greater understanding of archaeology as a science and a greater appreciation for archaeological and historic resources, especially in rural parts of the state...


Other Projects 

About Us      Contact Us  F.A.Q.    NHPA

Follow CPAA on Twitter!   CPAA on Facebook 

The Colorado Plateau Archaeological Alliance is a non-profit organization created under the laws of the state of Utah

(Internal Revenue Service 501(c)(3) charitable organization)