NEXT MEETING: 6:00 PM, Wednesday, November 20, 2019: GCAS general meeting at 2045 Memory Lane in Silver City, New Mexico. No potluck dinner, but light refreshments provided. After the meeting, our Featured Speaker, the GCAS's very own Greg Conlin, will speak about what lies "Beyond Machu Picchu: a Travelogue of Pre-Columbian Architecture in Peru."

NEXT FIELD TRIP = Sunday, November 3, 2019: Fort Bowie, Arizona. MEET FIRST at 10:00 AM sharp at the Tyrone parking lot near the US Post Office building on Highway 90. The convoy will then drive about 2 hours to the Fort Bowie National Historic Site via Highway 90 to Lordsburg > I-10 West > Exit 362 to Apache Pass Road, to meet at the trailhead for lunch at about noon. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS AT 2AM ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3, SO NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA RETURN TO THE SAME TIME ZONE WHEN THIS FIELD TRIP BEGINS. This is a 3-mile loop trip. Bring lunch and water. More details at the Fort Bowie website.

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Volunteer Opportunities x 4!

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 taking field trips to the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site. The GCAS traditionally provides volunteer guides for these field trips, coordinated by our very own Marilyn Markel.

IMG_0557 (2)Large groups of students from three schools are planning field trips between the date of this post and November 22, 2019. We need GCAS members to take time to assist Marilyn in showing these young visitors 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:

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site to guide several groups of 5th-grade students from Bayard through the grounds. No experience necessary! Please help! For other details please contact Marilyn Markel ASAP by telephone at 575-536-9337, or via her email.

Friday, October 25, 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 hours and other details please contact the GCAS's 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.

Friday, November 22, 2019: 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.

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