Maggie Hill-Kipling is an Objects Conservator working for the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research on National Park Service museum collections. Maggie has been preserving NPS museum collections--including archaeological, ethnographic, and historic objects--through the University of Arizona since 2006. Previously, she worked at the Arizona State Museum on the Pottery Project, at the American Museum of Natural History on the conservation of an iconic 63-foot long canoe (carved from a single Western red cedar tree), at the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles designing a collections move project, and conserving excavated materials for archaeological projects in Guatemala and Turkey. She has also treated objects for private clients and museums through private practice. Maggie received her MS in Art Conservation from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation and her BA in Anthropology and Museum Studies from Beloit College.