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Idaho wildfires expose ancient artifacts

Wildfires in southern Idaho has cleared away thousands of acres of vegetation, exposing artifacts in the process. “The chances are pretty high that people are going to be running across something,” said Suzanne Henrikson, archeologist with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Burley field office. “Especially in burn areas, these relics

Arizona wildfires threaten sites

Wildfires in Arizona are threatening to consume archaeological sites in the affected areas. As the fire moves east toward New Mexico it enters the historically rich Gila and Apache-Sitgreaves national forests, where scientists estimate there are several thousand archeological sites. "That may be a low figure," said Jim Bradford, regional supervisory archeologist