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…

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…

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…

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…