Arizona State Parks

Contact

Kate Sarther Gann
Communications Coordinator
(520) 882-6946, ext. 16

2018
20
Nov

AZ State Parks Director Ousted

AZ Governor Fires State Parks Director Black's termination follows an Arizona Republic investigation revealing allegations from former department archaeologists that Arizona State Parks & Trails had repeatedly developed state land without regard for laws protecting Native American and other arc...
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2018
13
Nov

New Allegations in AZ State Parks Archaeology Scandal

New Allegations in AZ State Parks Archaeology Scandal An Arizona State Parks & Trails deputy director obtained nearly $80,000 for the department after signing a federal grant application as the agency's archaeologist even though he had no training in that field, documents obtained by The Arizon...
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2018
06
Nov

Continuing Coverage of the Arizona State Parks Archaeology Debacle

Continuing Coverage of the Arizona State Parks Archaeology Debacle Four Native American state lawmakers have called for criminal investigations of state Parks after The Arizona Republic reported this week that the agency may have bulldozed archaeological sites in a rush to develop state parkland. h...
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2014
24
Aug

Hohokam Village Excavated to Make Way for Future Strip Mall

Hohokam Village Excavated to Make Way for Future Strip Mall A “really nice picture” of the workings of early Hohokam civilization is emerging from a recent excavation that uncovered at least part of a prehistoric-era village at a planned Marana outlet mall site. “This site is revealing, becau...
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2014
12
Jan

After a Distinguished Career, Casa Grande National Monument's Chief Ranger Retires

After a Distinguished Career, Casa Grande National Monument's Chief Ranger Retires At Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, the phrase “ask Carol” has been commonplace. With questions about the park, the response is typically, “You should probably ask Carol.” When there was some sort of prob...
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