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Ranger District archeologist Tony Farque honored for Cascadia Cave work


June 20, 2017

TONY FARQUE has been honored with a national Keepers of the Gate award for his work at Cascadia Cave, where he is pictured above.

Tony Farque, archeologist for the Sweet Home Ranger District received the national Keepers of the Gate Award for Stewardship of Cascadia Cave from the American Rock Art Research Association.

Farque was honored for his 22 plus years of continued education and preservation of Cascadia Cave. Cascadia Cave is owned by Cascade Timber Consulting on private land, and with special permission Farque conducts educational tours and provides for continued research of the Cave.

The Cascadia Cave petroglyphs (rock art) date back 8000 years and it is an important Native American site.

A tour of Cascadi...

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