NEXT MEETING: Watch this space to learn when conditions permit our GCAS meetings to resume. Meanwhile, please stay well, practice basic precautions, and we will all get together soon.

NEXT FIELD TRIP = WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATES AS TO WHEN FIELD TRIPS WILL RESUME.

The Melding of Archaeology and Art in Las Cruces
Las Cruces Lecture Series Soon Coming

Volunteer Opportunities!

IMG_0348One of the GCAS's core missions is to preserve and protect archaeological resources through education. Now that school is back in session, several groups of local students and their teachers are planning field trips to the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site. The GCAS has traditionally provided volunteer guides for these field trips, coordinated by our very own Marilyn Markel.

Three schools are planning field trips between the date of this post and November 8, 2019. We need GCAS members to take time to assist Marilyn in showing these young students some of the rich heritage that their area offers them. Bonus: no experience is necessary for any of these field trips; Marilyn will quickly get you up to speed. Please help with one or more:

IMG_0359Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site to guide several groups of students from Bayard through the grounds. For other details please contact Marilyn Markel ASAP by telephone at 575-536-9337, or via her email.

Friday, October 11, 2019 (proposed date, to be finalized): VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site to guide several groups of students from Stout Elementary School through the MCHS grounds. For final dates, times, and other details please contact the GCAS's education coordinator Marilyn Markel ASAP by telephone at 575-536-9337, or via email.

Friday, November 8, 2019: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site to guide several groups of students from La Plata Middle School through the MCHS grounds. We need your help to make this school field trip of 100 students a success! For final dates, times, and other details please contact the GCAS's Marilyn Markel ASAP by telephone at 575-536-9337, or via email.

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