Amanda has worked in cultural resource management since 2006 and has been with Far Western’s Great Basin Branch in Carson City since 2016. She earned her MA in Anthropology/Archaeology from University of Nevada, Reno in 2019 focusing on implementing novel analytical tools to identify stylistic trends in Early Holocene projectile points from across the northwestern United States. Amanda has participated in survey and excavation in a variety of capacities in Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, and Minnesota. Her project experience ranges from recording rock art in the Bircham Springs area of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake; data recovery of prehistoric, historic, and contact-era resources in the Dry Valley area of Washoe County, Nevada, for the Intermountain Water Project, and; a variety of resources in Owyhee Mountains of Idaho for Soda Fire rehabilitation effort.
Amanda’s Key Projects
- Bodie Hills Pinyon Stewardship and Meadow Restoration Project, Mono County, California.
- Site Documentation and Evaluation within Liberty Utilities’ transmission line corridors in Placer and Nevada Counties, California
- Archaeological Testing and Evaluation of Loci D and E at 26PE118 (CrNV-22-2194) at Trego Hot Springs
Amanda’s Featured Publications
Identifying Cultural Migration in Western North America through Morphometric Analysis of Early Holocene Projectile Points. Master’s thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Reno.
A Cultural Resources Management Plan for Eligible Historic Properties on Liberty Utilities Transmission Lines, Tahoe National Forest, Placer and Nevada Counties, California. Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc., Carson City, Nevada. Prepared for Liberty Utilities, South Lake Tahoe, California, and Tahoe National Forest, Truckee, California.
Clay, Vickie, and Erich Obermeyer, with contributions by Amanda Hartman and Steven Neidig
Prehistoric Condition Assessment and National Register of Historic Places Re-evaluation of Sites in Pot Hole Creek Canyon, Saylor Creek Range, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Owyhee County, Idaho. Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc., Carson City, Nevada. Report submitted to Mountain Home Air Force Base and GSA.