Seeking Participants to Preserve History of Naval Reactors

The Naval Reactors Facility Oral History Project is inviting those who worked or trained on one or more prototype reactors at the Naval Reactors Facility in Idaho to share their stories. In-person oral history events will be held this July and August, 2022.

June 26, 2022

Project Recall: CEMML archaeologists discover signs of Native American history at Fort McCoy

In 2017, CEMML archaeologists undertook an excavation unlike any previously performed at Fort McCoy. The discovery of copper bracelet fragments, trade beads and flints likely reflect an early 1800-1830s era camp of Ho-Chunk tribal members in the time just before the first European settlers began to move into the area.

January 14, 2022

CEMML works to recover remains of American WWII pilot in France

A mission to recover the remains of the pilot who crashed in a farmer’s field is now underway, led by Colorado State University’s Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands in conjunction with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and archeologists from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Together, the team will carry out a […]

August 23, 2021

Supporting Environmental decision making in Alaska since 1992

Responsible for over 1.6 million acres of Army-managed land, CEMML helps military leaders at Fort Wainwright make the best environmental decisions for the long-term preservation of the vast natural and cultural resources on their active training lands. The depth and breadth of CEMML’s work at Fort Wainwright requires equally extensive collaborative efforts. In the last […]

September 25, 2020

CEMML partners with Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the local community to preserve Depression-era Cemeteries

CEMML’s cultural resources team at Joint Base Langley-Eustis won a National Public Lands Day (NPLD) award for preserving Depression-era graves at Fort Eustis and increasing the local community’s awareness of history. The NPLD is the United States’ largest, single-day volunteer effort focused on public lands. Its goal is to bring together federal land managers and […]

July 26, 2018

CEMML archaeologists unearthing human roots in Alaska

CEMML Archeologist Julie Esdale and her team have uncovered tools, weapons and the remains of bison, mammoth, elk and other large game at sites used over and over again for centuries by nomadic hunters in the region. The discovered sites are located on 1.6 million acres of land at Fort Wainwright, just southeast of Fairbanks.

September 15, 2017

CEMML Archaeologist Alex Leads Tour of Fort McCoy’s Past

The rich archaeological record at Fort McCoy, which the installation is documenting with the help of CEMML, was showcased to the public this summer with a presentation and tour by CEMML Archaeologist, Alexander Woods. Highlighted in the tour were artifacts found at Fort McCoy over the past 30 years. One of which – a 10,000-year-old […]

June 27, 2017

Balancing Culture with the Military Mission

The Federalist newsletter prints news of recent activities of its membership and of important projects and issues affecting federal history programs. Kudos to CEMML’s Alexandra Wallace for a great piece and the lead article, “Balancing Culture with the Military Mission”!

July 25, 2016

Cultural Resources Team Develops 3D Laser Scanning Capability

CEMML Cultural Resources expands its capabilities to document historic buildings, archaeological sites, cultural landscapes and Traditional Cultural Properties by training on 3D Laser Scanning and photogrammetry technology.

June 30, 2016