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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:
A Bee-Avoiding Field Trip
Anthropomorphic Petroglyph
Emily Marturano, University of Pittsburgh (June 17, 2016)—What do you do when bees decide to take over your excavation site and force an impromptu day off [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Learning to Throw and Atlatl
    2016 Archaeology Fair
    June 25, 2016 10:00 am

    Meet with the staff and students of the 2016 Preservation Archaeology Field School to share information about people’s lives in the Upper Gila River region in the distant past. The event will be held at the Gila River Farm, a property owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy. Directions: Take Hwy. 180 approximately 30 miles […]

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    Preservation Archaeology in Action
    Preservation Archaeology Field School Lecture Series: Diane Austin
    June 27, 2016 7:00 pm

    The public is welcome to join the Preservation Archaeology Field School for public lectures at its headquarters in Cliff, New Mexico. All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. in the cream-colored building on the north side of 180 just east of Shields Canyon Road and the highway yard. Monday, June 27: Dr. Diane Austin, Applied Anthropology […]

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