Taos Archaeological Society

TAS Monthly Meeting/Lecture

  • 12 Oct 2010
  • 7:00 PM - 8:29 PM
  • Kit Carson Electric - 118 Cruz Alta Rd, Taos



Date:              Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Location:        Kit Carson Electric - 118 Cruz Alta Rd,                            Taos

Title:              Managing the Commons: Gate-                       Keeping Experiences from                              Petroglyph Hill, Galisteo Basin,                      New Mexico                             

Speaker:        Dr. Beth Mills                                                                       Community Planner for the Open                                 Space and Trails Program                                                 Petroglyph Hill, Galisteo Basin

Petroglyph Hill, in the center of the Galisteo Basin, is renowned for the thousands of pre-historic and historic petroglyphs depicted there, and for sweeping views of the Galisteo Basin from its summit.  Along with these images and views, the guest speaker will share stories about the challenges and delights of “managing” a place that belongs to everyone.

Beth Mills, Ph.D., is a Community Planner for the Open Space and Trails Program.  She is a Cultural Geographer and has worked in the West Indies, Hawaii, California, Washington D.C., and Colorado.  For the past 8 years Beth has worked as a planner for Santa Fe County, and currently provides expertise in GIS analysis and planning for the Open Space Program.  She is interested in the relationships between communities and their environment and in the cultural landscapes of the American West.  Beth has two adult children who, as it turns out, love to travel as much as she does.

Dinner Plans ?

Join other TAS members and our speaker at Graham's Grille for dinner prior to the meeting at 5:00 PM.

Please RSVP to Dorothy Wells if you're able to join us for dinner.

dorothy_wells@mac.com or 751-3265.


Taos Archaeological Society

PO Box 143

Taos, NM, 87571


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