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Protect Greater Chaco
Check out our new brochure, which summarizes the issues and possible solutions and explains how you can help. more >>
For three decades, Archaeology Southwest has practiced a holistic, conservation-based approach to exploring the places of the past. We call this Preservation Archaeology. By exploring what makes a place special, sharing this knowledge in innovative ways, and enacting flexible site protection strategies, we foster meaningful connections to the past and respectfully safeguard its irreplaceable resources. more »

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Preservation Archaeology:
Update on Protecting the Greater Chaco Landscape
Looking north along Chaco's Great North Road toward the site of Pierre's.
Download the PDF of the brochure. Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist (August 23, 2016)—I’m overdue for an update on Archaeology Southwest’s efforts—with our partners—to protect the Greater [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Pilot Pithouse
    Second Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch
    September 10, 2016 9:00 am

    Visit with Archaeology Southwest’s ancient technology expert, Allen Denoyer, at Oro Valley’s 2nd Saturday Events at Steam Pump Ranch. Allen will demonstrate how ancient people made stone tools and discuss work on our experimental Hohokam pithouse.

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    Karen and Allen
    Face to Face
    September 22, 2016 3:30 pm

    Tucson-area teens can meet Preservation Archaeologists Karen Schollmeyer and Allen Denoyer at Face to Face, a program at Pima County’s Joel D. Valdez Main Library, on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. For more information, click here.

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