Major Research Contributions

Since 1997, PCRG has produced over 100 technical reports, book chapters, journal articles, and other media from both our field and lab research. Full citations of our major contributions are listed below. Additionally, you can download an Excel file with a complete list of every research contribution, which can be sorted using a variety of attributes, by clicking the button below. Selected contributions below are also linked to their project page, where you can download a PDF of the final report. Simply click on the citation or see all of our project pages here.

Johnston, Christopher M. (editor, with four contributing authors)
2020       Historical Trails Research on the West Side of the San Luis Valley, Saguache and Rio Grande Counties, Colorado. Research Contribution 117. Archaeological Investigations in the San Luis Valley 7. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, San Luis Valley Field Office, Monte Vista, Colorado. [OAHP Document MC.LM.R859]

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (editor, with seven contributing authors)
2020       Archaeological and Geophysical Investigations During 2018 at Molander Indian Village State Historic Site, Oliver County, North Dakota. Research Contribution 116. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Mitchell, Mark D.
2020      Archaeological Research During 2018 at the La Botica Site, Conejos County, Colorado. Research Contribution 114. Archaeological Investigations in the San Luis Valley 6. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area, Alamosa, Colorado, and History Colorado, Denver. [OAHP Document CN.SHF.R16]

 

Johnston, Christopher M. (editor, with four contributing authors)
2020       Archaeological Investigations in the Rio Grande Natural Area and Punche Valley, Conejos County, Colorado. Research Contribution 113. Archaeological Investigations in the San Luis Valley 5. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, San Luis Valley Field Office, Monte Vista, Colorado. [OAHP Document CN.LM.R25]

 

Davis, Christopher A. (editor, with three contributing authors)
2020      High Altitude Archaeology in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness, Jackson and Routt Counties, ColoradoResearch Contribution 112. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests, Laramie, Wyoming. [OAHP Document MC.FS.R613]

 

Johnston, Christopher M. (editor, with four contributing authors)
2019      Historic Trails Research in the Miranda Valley, Taos County, New Mexico. Research Contribution 109. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Carson National Forest, Taos, New Mexico.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (editor, with four contributing authors)
2019       An Archaeological Assessment of the Venado Enojado Site, Chaffee County, Colorado. Research Contribution 107. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Royal Gorge Field Office, Cannon City, Colorado. [OAHP Document CF.SHF.R50]

 

Mitchell, Mark D., and Rolfe D. Mandel
2019       Archaeological and Geoarchaeological Investigations During 2015 at Blackfoot Cave, Douglas County, Colorado. Research Contribution 100. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to History Colorado, State Historical Fund, Denver.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (with three contributing authors)
2018       An Archaeological Assessment of the Dry Creek Site, Otero County, Colorado. Research Contribution 105. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Royal Gorge Field Office, Cannon City, Colorado.

 

Mitchell, Mark D., and Carl R. Falk
2017       Archaeology of the Upper Crossing Stone Enclosures, Saguache County, Colorado. Research Contribution 99. Archaeological Investigations in the San Luis Valley 3. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to History Colorado, State Historical Fund, Denver, and the Bureau of Land Management, San Luis Valley Field Office, Monte Vista, Colorado. 

 

Johnston, Christopher M., Jason M. LaBelle, Halston F.C. Meeker
2015       A Class III Archaeological Survey of the Niwot Ridge UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Boulder County, Colorado. Research Contribution 98. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

 

Mitchell, Mark D., and Kathie Joyner
2015       U.S. Forest Service National Curation Study. Research Contribution 97. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the USDA Forest Service, Washington, D.C.

 

Johnston, Christopher M. (editor, with one contributing author)
2015       2013 Archaeological Survey of the Indian Creek Drainage, San Isabel National Forest. Research Contribution 96. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Pueblo, Colorado.

 

Mitchell, Mark D.
2015       Archaeological Investigations During 2013 at the Pole Creek Stone Enclosures, Saguache County, Colorado. Research Contribution 94. Archaeological Investigations in the San Luis Valley 2. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the USDA Forest Service, Rio Grande National Forest, Monte Vista, Colorado, and History Colorado, Denver.

 

Mitchell, Mark D., and Christopher M. Johnston
2014       An Archaeological Assessment of the Stillwater Site, Garfield County, Colorado. Research Contribution 93. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to History Colorado, Denver, Colorado, and the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (editor, with eight contributing authors)
2014       Archaeological and Geophysical Investigations During 2012 at Fort Clark State Historic Site, Mercer County, North Dakota. Research Contribution 90. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (editor, with eight contributing authors)
2013       Archaeological, Geoarchaeological, and Geophysical Investigations During 2008 at Chief Looking’s Village, Burleigh County, North Dakota. Research Contribution 85. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (with four contributing authors)
2012       An Archaeological Assessment of the Upper Crossing Site, Saguache County, Colorado. Research Contribution 88. Archaeological Investigations in the San Luis Valley 1. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the USDI Bureau of Land Management, Lakewood, Colorado, and the Colorado Historical Society, Denver.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (with one contributing author)
2012       High-Altitude Archaeology in the Uncompahgre Wilderness: Archaeological Investigations during 2010 at the Uncompahgre Cirque Site, Hinsdale County, Colorado. Research Contribution 87. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the USDA Forest Service, Grand Mesa, Gunnison, and Uncompahgre National Forest, Delta, Colorado, and the Colorado Historical Society, Denver.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (editor, with nineteen contributing authors)
2012       Agate Basin Archaeology at Beacon Island, North Dakota. Research Contribution 86. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (editor, with four contributing authors)
2008     Archaeological and Geophysical Investigations During 2007 at Larson Village, Burleigh County, North Dakota. Research Contribution 81. Paleocultural Research Group, Broomfield, Colorado. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

 

Mitchell, Mark D. (editor, with nine contributing authors)
2007    Geophysical Survey and Test Excavation During 2006 at Larson Village, Burleigh County, North Dakota. Research Contribution 80. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with 15 contributing authors)
2003    Archaeology at Menoken Village, a Fortified Late Plains Woodland Community in Central North Dakota. Research Contribution 78. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historic Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with nine contributing authors)
2006     Geophysical Survey and Test Excavation During 2004 at Boley Village (32MO37), North Dakota. Research Contribution 74. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with ten contributing authors)
2005     Archaeological Investigations During 2004 at Double Ditch State Historic Site, North Dakota. Research Contribution 65. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with eight contributing authors)
2004     Archaeological Investigations During 2003 at Double Ditch State Historic Site, North Dakota. Research Contribution 60. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with eight contributing authors)
2003     Archaeological Investigations During 2001 and 2002 at Double Ditch State Historic Site, North Dakota. Research Contribution 56. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with nine contributing authors)
2003     Resurvey and Test Excavations at Beacon Island in Lake Sakakawea, Mountrail County, North Dakota. Research Contribution 54. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Hunt, William J., Jr. (editor, with nine contributing authors)
2003     Archaeological Investigations at Fort Clark State Historic Site, North Dakota: 1973 through 2003 Studies at the Fort Clark and Primeau Trading Posts. Research Contribution 53. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with four contributing authors)
2003     Archaeological Investigations at Fort Clark State Historic Site, North Dakota: 1968 through 2003 Studies at the Mandan/Arikara Village. Research Contribution 52. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck.

 

Ahler, Stanley A. (editor, with thirteen contributing authors)
2002     Prehistory on First Street NE: The Archaeology of Scattered Village, Mandan North Dakota. Research Contribution 40. Paleocultural Research Group, Flagstaff, Arizona. Submitted to the City of Mandan and the North Dakota Department of Transportation, Bismarck, North Dakota.