Archeology Hike!

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Galisteo Basin Archeology Hike

Sunday, April 10
1pm to 3pm

We have some amazing relics of the past here on Ampersand's property.  See our ruins, petroglyphs and potshards and discover what they say about how people lived sustainably on this land before us.

Have you heard about the massive pre-Columbian pueblos concentrated in the Galisteo Basin south of Santa Fe, NM and wondered where they got their start?

Right along the Turquoise Trail we have our own density of earlier sites – small fieldhouses, pueblos, petroglyphs, and artifact scatters – that help tell the story of the beginnings of settlement in the basin, and give clues about the early inhabitants.

Local archaeologist Tamara Stewart will lead a hike through the Ampersand property, where we will visit archaeological sites from this period and discuss the early days in the Galisteo Basin, how settlers utilized and moved across the landscape and how they made a living during this pre-Classic period.

$10 per adult.  Attended kids welcome.

or 505 780-0535

Other Spring Events

April 9   Simple Graywater Systems @ SFCC

April 23  Earth Weekend Volunteer Day

April 24  Open House

Our Summer Schedule!

May 22  Solar Cooking and Sustainable Kitchens

May 28  High Desert Gardening

June 5   Natural Building and Earthen Plasters

June 18  Rain Harvesting and Greywater Systems

June 26 Arid Land Restoration

July 10  Open House and Intern Presentations

Join us for Earth Day Weekend!

Volunteer day on Saturday April 23rd.  We will make you lunch cooked with the sun!  We will be working with salvaged materials to do some exterior finishing work on one of our buildings.  Camp out for the night in our tipi to join us also for the...

Open House on Sunday April 24th. Get a tour of the site and see our watershed restoration project as well. Free! Donations are always appreciated. 11am to 2pm.  We might even fire up the earthen oven for some treats.


or 505 780-0535


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Thanks to Richard Jennings SFCC Rain Catchment Class for your visit over the weekend.  Great to connect with you!
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