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Human Footprints at White Sands Support Much Earlier Peopling of the Americas
Dear Friends, Happy (belated) autumnal equinox! Bats are one of my favorite seasonal markers. They double the pleasure sugar water provides. My bat friends are nectar feeders from Mexico—Mexican Long-Nosed and Mexican Long-Tongued bats. In the morning, freshly stocked with sugar ...
The Role of Diversity and Inclusion in Arizona Archaeology
Dear Friends, It’s hard to find inspiring words tonight as it becomes clear that relief from this never-ending election year remains elusive. So, breathe deeply and stay healthy. Vigorous advocacy and creative pursuit of healing continue to be our core priorities. Be well. We appreciate y...
Extensive Pleistocene Trackway Preserved in White Sands National Park
Dear Friends, It’s 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening. I just arrived home, fed the cats, fed myself, and sat down to write about my long, satisfying day out on the land. I'm glad that I first read the lengthy interview with Bruce Babbitt, one of the articles that follows. Bruce Babbitt’s story h...
Congressional Spending Bill Includes Protection for Greater Chaco
Congressional Spending Bill Includes Protection for Greater Chaco The U.S. Senate has approved a $1.4 trillion spending package for the 2020 fiscal year. The White House has said that the president will sign the legislation. Importantly, the legislation includes interim protections for the landscap...