Arizona State Parks issues Press Release

The Arizona State Parks and Trails has issued a press release for the Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month and the Archaeology Expo 2018.  Please follow the link below to see the Press Release. Hopefully we’ll see you at the Expo!

https://azstateparks.com/press/PR_9_12_17

American Geosciences Institute (AGI) published Geosciences in Arizona Fact Sheet

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) published the Geosciences in Arizona Fact sheet that includes information on the role geoscience plays in powering Arizona’s economy. Follow the link to view the Fact Sheet.  https://www.americangeosciences.org/policy/factsheet/states/arizona

An Update on Cacao in the Southwest

The first hint of chocolate being used in the Southwestern U.S. came from New Mexico. In 2011, Dr. Patty Crown of the University of New Mexico published her findings of cacao residue on pottery from Chaco Canyon. These pottery vessels dated to around 1000 A.D. – a time when the Ancestral Puebloan people (also . . . → Read More: An Update on Cacao in the Southwest

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Kennewick Man is Native American

The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to tribes for burial one of the oldest and most complete sets of bones ever found in North America. Follow this link for the full story. . . . → Read More: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Kennewick Man is Native American

ACS Staff Contribute to Award-Winning Project

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona recently presented the Atkins North America, Inc. design team, including ACS biologist Laura Stewart, with a 2015 Engineering Excellence Honor Award for their work on the Wet Beaver Creek Pedestrian Bridge in Yavapai County. ACS’ contributions to the project consisted of protocol surveys for the federally . . . → Read More: ACS Staff Contribute to Award-Winning Project