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

2021
02
Feb

Preservation Archaeology’s Role in Responding to Archaeological Resource Crimes

From our house to yours…The 14th season of Archaeology Café celebrates and shares Archaeology Southwest’s current Preservation Archaeology projects with you. Our staff members will bring you in on what we’re doing right now to learn more about the past and help protect special places. Join...
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2021
05
Jan

Protected Places: Archaeology Southwest’s Conservation Properties and Their Emerging Roles in Preservation Archaeology

From our house to yours…The 14th season of Archaeology Café celebrates and shares Archaeology Southwest’s current Preservation Archaeology projects with you. Our staff members will bring you in on what we’re doing right now to learn more about the past and help protect special places. Join...
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2019
19
Nov

Special Book Release Discussion Featuring First Looks at Molen Reef Rock Art

Join author and photographer Jonathan Bailey for an exploration and discussion of Utah’s Molen Reef, following the release of his latest book, Rock Art: A Vision of a Vanishing Cultural Landscape. Through stunning photography and thoughtful research, Jonathan helps highlight ancient and delicate t...
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2019
05
Apr

Road Trips, Research, and Site Protection in Southwest New Mexico

Karen Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (April 5, 2019)—One of the most interesting parts of our work here at Archaeology Southwest is the interplay between research and site protection. Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend a weekend visiting archaeological sites in the upper G...
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2018
02
Mar

Archaeology Southwest Welcomes New Preservation Outreach Associate

Dr. John R. Welch of Simon Fraser University to coordinate site and landscape protection activities and tribal collaborations Tucson, Ariz. (March 2, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that longtime collaborator and supporter John R. Welch of Simon Fraser University (SFU) will b...
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2017
30
May

New Site Protection Acquisition: The Fleming Parcel

Aaron Wright, Preservation Archaeologist (May 30, 2017)—Another site protection success! On May 22, 2017, we closed on the Fleming parcel, 120 acres in the lower Gila River valley. We purchased 40 acres, and Gail Fleming, Trustee for the Lawrence J. and Gail Fleming Trust, donated an addition...
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2016
21
Dec

New Site Protection Acquisition: The Taylor Site

Andy Laurenzi, Southwest Field Representative (December 21, 2016)—Beginning with a visit in 1692, Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino and various representatives of the Spanish crown traveled on several occasions along much of the San Pedro River within what is now Arizona. They encountered a number o...
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2015
19
May

Protection for Los Gigantes

Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist May 19, 2015—Archaeology Southwest is very pleased to announce that we've recently purchased the Los Gigantes archaeological site from the ranching family in the El Morro Valley of west-central New Mexico who has protected it for generations. This ancest...
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2014
23
Jul

Archaeology Southwest Acquires a Portion of Quail Point

New Protection for Ancient Rock Art Southern Arizona-based nonprofit Archaeology Southwest acquires a 360-acre parcel at Quail Point, an exceptional rock art site in the Gila Bend region Tucson, Ariz. (July 29, 2014) — Protection of millennia-old rock art in the Gila Bend region of Arizo...
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2014
06
Feb

Something There is That Doesn’t Love a (Painted) Wall

By Andy Laurenzi, Southwest Field Representative (With a nod to poet Robert Frost!) It’s always fun introducing new site stewards to a site, especially on field trips with experienced site stewards. Nanette Weaver and Bob Sherman, the new regional site steward coordinators for the lower and midd...
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2012
08
Oct

Threats to Natural and Cultural Resources on Santa Fe National Forest

Archaeology Southwest joins our conservation allies in expressing concern over a controversial Travel Management Plan: [From the Center for Biological Diversity] For Immediate Release October 5, 2012 Contact: Cyndi Tuell, Center for Biological Diversity (520) 623-5262 x 308 Bryan Bird, WildEarth...
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2011
29
Mar

Following the Kayenta and Salado Up the Gila

This issue of Archaeology Southwest presents the Center's ongoing research on the twelfth through fifteenth centuries in the Upper Gila and preliminary results of field efforts in Mule Creek, New Mexico.
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