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"GEOLOGY WORKSHOP/FIELD TRIP"
02 Jul 2013
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Desert Foothills Chapter will be holding a Geology Workshop/Field Trip on
July 2nd, 2013.
This workshop is for
current AAS members only
and will take place in the cooler elevations of Flagstaff. This year we will visit Lockett Meadow and the west side of the Peaks (please note this a different area to the Geology Workshop of 2012).
Cost is $35 per person, with a limitation of 20 adults.
Flagstaff meeting place to be announced later.
Registration and payment by June 1, 2013 - NO REFUNDS
To enroll or for further questions, please contact Mary Kearney, email@example.com
Scientific Illustration Workshop
28 Jul 2013
03 Aug 2013
QRanch Young Arizona
This workshop taught by Dr. John W. Hohmann and Bryan Donahue, professional artist and scientific illustrator. Students will learn the importance and value of scientific illustration and have the opportunity to illustrate artifacts and cultural features from Q Ranch.
For more information and registration form down load the
DFC Field Trip to Mesa Verde
13 Sep 2013
14 Sep 2013
Mesa Verde National Park
Desert Foothills Chapter of AAS announces a 2 day participation field trip to Mesa Verde, led by Dr. Doss Powell. Dr. Powell will provide insight to the many features of Mesa Verde - this is a trip you won't want to miss! These new dates reflect the postponement of this event. Travel days are Sept 12 and Sept 15, 2013, with Sept 13 and 14 as participation days. The cost is $75 per member. Travel arrangements (i.e. hotel, camping, food etc) are the individual member's responsibility. There are several hotels and camp grounds in Cortez, Colorado (the trip's hub) as well as inside the Park.
It is possible that we will have vacated slots due to the unavoidable postponement of this trip. To sign up please contact Mary Kearney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note current, paid up Members only.
Basic Surveying Class and Field Work
19 Sep 2013
28 Sep 2013
Paradise Valley Community College/Seven Springs Area
Desert Foothills Chapter announces a Basic Surveying Class and Field Work Opportunity. Beginning with two night lectures Thursday, September 19, 2013 and Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 6:00pm until 9:00pm - Paradise Valley Community College, Room Q404, Instructor, Dr. Doss Powell.
Surveying class field work will be conducted by Scott Wood and Doss Powell, in the Seven Springs Area, for 3 consecutive half days. Friday, September 27, Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2013, from 7:00am to 12:00pm (each session).
Cost is $75 per person, AAS members only with priority sign up by Desert Foothills Members. Contact Mary Kearney, email@example.com to register.
Surveying is the process of initial discovery, evaluation determination of the location, and preliminary mapping of an archaeological site. Accordingly this course involves ways in which different types of surveys are organized including how to recognize a site, the use of map and compass to evaluate a site, and basic mapping skills.
This course will provide members with the skills necessary to conduct basic surveying.
Paleo-Human Origin Class, Part 2
15 Oct 2013
12 Nov 2013
Paradise Valley Community College
Desert Foothills announces Part 2 of the Paleo-Human Origin Class. This will be a 5 week lecture class, beginning Tuesday, October 15, 2013 and ending
November 12, 2013. Location is Paradise Valley Community College, Room Q404, Instructor Dr. Doss Powell. 6:00pm until 9:00pm, each session.
Cost is $100, AAS members only.
This class will give members an overview of the multidisciplinary approach of paleo-anthropology. We will discuss the alternative approaches of explaining the early hominids and the impact of new discoveries. We will discuss the period 50,000 BC to 500 AD, with the distinctive cultural significance of that period. This class is the second part of Paleo-Human Origins Class offered last spring.
To register and sign up contact Mary Kearney, firstname.lastname@example.org
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