Favorite Places on the Arizona Strip

Speaker: Greg Woodall An experienced archeologist and ethno-botanist, Greg has over 20 years of river and hiking guiding experience in fragile desert areas of the Colorado Plateau and “specializes” in the Arizona Strip. He will be describing some of his favorite places around that vast area. This is the last lecture of the season. Thank you…

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A Story to Tell

Speaker: Lane Ronnow “A Story to Tell” allows people to tell the story of their lives and have it recorded for posterity, as well as televised on the local cable channel. It is a thirty minute television interview program available also on the internet. A recent interview was with Freda Kelly who was the secretary for…

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Site Steward & Petroglyph Patrol Programs

Speaker: Susan Crook, SUNCLF Southwest Utah National Conservation Lands Friends (SUNCLF) is a local service group sponsored by Conserve Southwest Utah. Site Stewards help protect irreplaceable cultural and natural resources on BLM-managed public lands in Washington County. Site Steward teams help protect these resources by visiting their sites once a quarter and taking repeat photos that…

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Washington County History

Speaker: Leo Lyman Edward Leo Lyman is a local history expert. In 1981, he received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside. He taught at California State University, Riverside and at the Victor Valley College (where he is Emeritus Professor of History). After 17 years in Victor Valley CA, he moved to Silver Reef UT…

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Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Speaker: Staff of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument National Geographic has called Vermilion Cliffs National Monument a “little-known wonder.” This dramatic piece of the Colorado Plateau includes the world-famous “Wave”, one of the longest slot canyons in the world (Buckskin Gulch), and is the home of a California Condor roosting site. Come hear from monument staff…

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Gold Butte, Nevada

Speaker: Jaina Moan Gold Butte, one of the nation’s newest national Monuments, is located between Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument, Arizona, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, just south of the City of Mesquite. Jaina Moan, Executive Director, will relate what is now in store for this amazing area. Important Note Regarding Registration to Attend…

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Geology of Washington County

Speaker: Mark Dershowitz Washington County lies at the convergence of three distinct geological areas: the Mohave Desert, Colorado Plateau and Great Basin.  The county also boasts the largest laccolith (magma injected between layers of sedimentary rock) in the United States:  Pine Valley Mountain. Retired geologist Mark Dershowitz will describe this astounding landscape. Important Note Regarding…

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Ask a Ranger

Speaker: John Sims Most of us, at one time or another, wanted to become a Ranger. Here is your opportunity to ask a bona fide public lands ranger what the job is really like. Hear about the highlights of a typical day, as well as the greatest challenges facing those charged with protecting public lands. Important…

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What’s New in Regional Archeology

Speaker: Greg Woodall Greg earned a B.S. in Botany, with a minor in Anthropology / Archeology from Southern Utah University in 1982. An experienced archeologist and ethno-botanist, Greg has over 20 years of river and hiking guiding experience in fragile desert areas of the Colorado Plateau and he “specializes” in the Arizona Strip area between…

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