Arizona archaeology, history month, Brown Bag Lecture

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ST. GEORGE — Diana Hawks, team leader for recreation, wilderness and cultural resources with the Arizona Strip District Office of the Bureau of Land Management, will kick off the March 2015 Brown Bag Lecture Series and Arizona archaeology and history month with a presentation Friday at noon offering information, tips and techniques to help you get the most out of visiting local archaeology sites.

Hawks will lecture at the Interagency Information Center, 345 E. Riverside Drive in St. George. Admission is free and all are welcome.

About the Brown Bag Lecture series

These lectures are hosted every Friday by the Dixie Arizona Strip Interpretive Association, BLM, National Park Service, and Forest Service. The lectures provide unique opportunities for members of the public to learn more about the area’s natural resources and public lands. Speakers include geologists, range specialists, biologists, archaeologists, rangers and others who delve more deeply into subjects tied to the Arizona Strip and surrounding public lands.

The lectures bring the resources and public lands issues to the community’s doorstep, benefiting those who want to learn more about the region’s remote and rugged landscapes, cultures and people.

Upcoming lectures

  • March 13  | Eric Fleming, Silver Reef Museum Curator will discuss the museum and the town of Silver Reef.
  • March 20 | Lee Hughes, retired Ecologist for the BLM Arizona Strip will discuss plants and ecology of the region.
  • March 27 | The Washington County Historical Society will present on the society’s goals and current projects.

Event details

  • What: Brown Bag Lecture Series
  • When: March 6 at noon
  • Where: Interagency Information Center, located at 345 E. Riverside Drive in St. George
  • Tickets: Free, visit the Interagency Information Center or call 435-688-3200

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