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Preparing to Serve Again: Camp Naco Begins Second Century
Eight years of fervent grassroots efforts to save Camp Naco are finally achieving the objectives preservationists envisioned. 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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Karen Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist   As one of the newest Archaeology Southwest staff members, I still marvel at how peaceful, inviting, and singular our workplace is. I’ve [...] more »

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    Who Called the Tucson Basin Home in the Distant Past?
    October 4, 2014 12:00 pm

    In partnership with the Western National Parks Association, Archaeology Southwest announces a series of four lectures, “You Are Here: Understanding Who Came Before Us in This Place (and Why That Matters).” On October 4, 2014, archaeologists Bill Doelle and Matt Peeples will present the first lecture in the series, “Who Called the Tucson Basin Home […]

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    Archaeology Café (Tucson): Many Roads to the Truth
    October 7, 2014 5:30 pm

    On October 7, 2014, Dr. Stephen E. Nash (Denver Museum of Nature & Science) will present “Many Roads to the Truth: The Paul Sidney Martin Collections.” Archaeology Café is an informal forum where adults can learn more about the Southwest’s deep history and speak directly to experts. We have based Archaeology Café on the science […]

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