Updated: Mar 9

Arizona Project Archaeology will host it's first full day Investigating Shelter Workshop for 3-5th Grade History Teachers, Arizona Site Steward Volunteers and Archaeologists on March 21, 2020 at the Pueblo Grande Museum. We will be demonstrating the Project Archaeology curriculum developed by the Montana State University and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Participants will receive a Investigating Shelter teachers manual detailing active-learning and inquiry-based lessons that are aligned with national standards and Arizona Social Studies Standards. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion for this 8 hour workshop.

Due to an outstanding out-pour of sponsorship this inaugural workshop and the Investigating Shelter book will be free of charge to workshop participants! The registration deadline is March 14, 2020 and we only have 20 seats available. Please visit our Arizona Project Archaeology page in this site to register now!

The Governor's Archaeology Advisory Commission (GAAC) is sponsoring it's 33rd annual "Awards in Public Archaeology" and is now soliciting your nominations!

The awards are for outstanding individuals, teams and organizations worthy of recognition in the categories of: Professional Archaeologist, Avocational Archaeologist, Site Steward,Tribe, Private/Nonprofit Organization, Government Agency, For Profit Corporations and Special or Lifetime Achievement. For more information on the award criteria and to submit a nomination please visit: https://www.azpreservation.org/gaac . Nominations are due by Monday, March 2, 2020.

These awards will be presented in conjunction with the 2020 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference, June 16-18, 2020 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Tempe Arizona.

Many Regions, One Goal. This edition of The Watch focuses on our Annual Site Steward

Conference for 2019. On the following pages you will find:

1. Conference Planning Committee Message

2. Link to Register for the Conference.

3. Descriptions of Each Workshop/Tour and Sunday Field


4. 2019 Conference Agenda

5. 2019 Awards Nomination Form

6. Lodging Information

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