Jan. 7, 2013
Phoenix’s Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting a free lecture series in February that explores lessons modern-day Phoenix residents can learn from the study of the ancient Hohokam, including talks on desert agriculture, historical drought, archaeology and prehistoric culture.
The series is part of the 2nd Annual Arizona Scitech Festival. All of the lectures are free and open to the public.
- Friday, Feb. 8
noon – 1 p.m.
Speaker: Nancy J. Selover, Ph.D., State Climatologist
Topic: Historic Drought and Current Climate Issues
- Friday, Feb. 15
noon - 1 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Manuel Palacios-Fest, President of Terra Nostra Earth Sciences Research, LLC
Topic: Significance of microfossils on the reconstruction of past environments associated with archaeological sites in North America
- Thursday, Feb. 21
6 to 7 p.m.
Speaker: Jacob Butler, Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community
Topic: Desert Agriculture
- Wednesday, Feb. 27
6 to 7 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Robert Alling, Guest Curator of Living in the Desert: Decisions and Consequences
Topic: Lessons from Prehistoric Culture
Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park is located in east central Phoenix at 4619 E. Washington St.
More information about the lectures and museum is available on the Calendar Summary page at pueblogrande.com or by calling the Museum at 602-495-0901.
More information on the Arizona Scitech Festival is available online at azscitechfest.org.