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Archaeology Southwest has added two places to its site protection portfolio: an archaeological conservation easement at a site in southeastern Arizona, and the purchase of a site in west-central New Mexico. 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:
Tucson: Ancient, Historic, and Modern
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Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist and Digital Media Specialist May 20, 2015—Last Friday morning, as I left for the office, my daughter asked what I wanted for [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Silver City Hands-On Crowd
    Shoot, Grind, Chop, and Burn!
    June 6, 2015 10:00 am

    Join Allen Denoyer and the staff and students of the Preservation Archaeology Field School for this fun, free program for kids. Activities will convey how the region’s residents “made dinner” in the distant past.

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    The Archaeology of Meat
    June 6, 2015 1:00 pm

    Join Karen Schollmeyer, Allen Denoyer, and the staff and students of the Preservation Archaeology Field School for this free informal lecture on how the region’s ancient inhabitants obtained meat and what they did with it. Karen and Allen at Archaeology Café (Tucson): Karen at Archaeology Café (Phoenix):

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