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Tuesday, May 31, 2011 VOLUME 6 ISSUE 5  
CONTENTS
Crow Canyon Breaks Ground on New Project
2012 Educational Travel Adventure Preview Now Online
Pueblo Farming Project Farmers Plant for Fourth Season
Deborah Gangloff to Attend Washington Conference
New Prize Seeks to Stimulate Innovative Scholarship
Bill Hooper Dies at Age of 97
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Crow Canyon Breaks Ground on New Project
Remote-Sensing Technology Helps Researchers Prepare for Excavations

NRCS Cultural Resource Specialist Bill Volf and Crow Canyon Field/Lab Archaeologist Steve Copeland use electrical-resistivity equipment at the Dillard site. On May 11, Crow Canyon staff and 12 students from Steamboat Springs Middle School joined forces to break ground at the Dillard site, the centerpiece of the Center's new Basketmaker Communities Project. Before students took trowels to the ground, however, Crow Canyon archaeologists had already made significant discoveries without even disturbing the soil—using remote-sensing technology.
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2012 Educational Travel Adventure Preview Now Online
Explore the Southwest or the World With Our Notable Scholars!

Giant Buddha. Crow Canyon's 2012 travel adventure preview is now online! Explore the incredible artistry, culture, and history of the Southwest with the most notable scholars of the region. Or include an international trip in your plans—Ireland, Namibia, or Burma-Myanmar. Our international scholars are world-class! For more information on our educational travel adventures, call 800.422.8975, ext. 160 or 146, or e-mail us.
 
Pueblo Farming Project Farmers Plant for Fourth Season
Project Kicks Off Amidst Rainy Spring Weather

Ronald Wadsworth, Laboratory Intern Kate Ellenberger, and Donald Dawahongnewa plant corn as skies begin to clear. The third week of May turned out to be a rare one for southwestern Colorado—continuous gray skies and scattered showers beset the area throughout the week. Nevertheless, on May 19, four Hopi farmers and a group of Crow Canyon staff members and associates gathered in anticipation of planting this year's Pueblo Farming Project experimental gardens. The question was: will we be able to plant in the mud?
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Deborah Gangloff to Attend Washington Conference
Senator Udall and Mesa State College Sponsor Colorado Capital Conference

Deborah Gangloff. Mesa State College and U.S. Senator Mark Udall announced this month that Crow Canyon President and CEO Deborah Gangloff is among 62 Coloradans selected to attend the first Colorado Capital Conference in Washington, D.C., in June 2011.
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New Prize Seeks to Stimulate Innovative Scholarship
Anthropological and Archaeological Consortium to Award $5,000 Prize

Rock art at Slickhorn Canyon in Utah. The Consortium of Southwest Research Centers (CSRC), a collaborative group of not-for-profit anthropological and archaeological research centers and museums in the greater Southwest, recently announced an annual $5,000 prize to be given to an individual or organization that brings knowledge about the past to inform issues and problems of the present. Crow Canyon is one of seven member organizations making up the CSRC.
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Bill Hooper Dies at Age of 97
Optometrist, Civic Leader Was Avid Crow Canyon Excavator

Bill Hooper. William (Bill) Hooper, an avid Crow Canyon Archaeology Research Program participant and a member since 1990, died on March 2 at the age of 97. Bill was an excavator between 1990 and 1996. In 1998, Bill placed Crow Canyon in his will, and the Center has recently received a bequest of $7,500 from his estate.
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This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.


 
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