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SunZia Transmission Line Must Avoid the San Pedro
Dear Friends, I mark the arrival of fall as the date that I head back to Catalina State Park to renew my hikes and my immersion in an incredible cultural landscape. Last year fall arrived on October 16. This year it arrived on November 12. That significant offset is yet another measure of climate...
Pueblo Grande Becomes S'eḏav Va'aki Museum
Dear Friends, Last Thursday I put a lot of miles on my Prius as a “water tourist” along an extended area of the proposed Great Bend of the Gila National Conservation Area. What I saw really worried me, and it might worry you, too, however nonsensical that seems for a desert in a drought. I’...
Archaeology Southwest Continues to Oppose Routing of SunZia Transmission Line through Arizona’s San Pedro Valley
Formal protest submitted to the Bureau of Land Management on March 18 Tucson, Ariz. (March 28, 2023)—Earlier this month, on behalf of Archaeology Southwest, William H. Doelle (President & CEO) and John R. Welch (Director, Landscape and Site Preservation Program) filed a formal protest regardi...
Proposed Transmission Line Threatens the Archaeology of the San Pedro Valley
Proposed Transmission Line Threatens the Archaeology of the San Pedro Valley The U. S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the SunZia Southwest Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in June 2013. The BLM proposes to select the preferred alternative presented in th...