The Colorado Archaeological Society

Next Meeting - Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Programs are Free and Open to the Public

Homesteading the Taos Plateau: Connecting the Past to the Present
Dr. Scott Ingram, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Colorado College

How do linear rock alignments, shallow reservoirs, and a log cabin inspire a group of undergraduate students to make a profound discovery? The context of the work is the Taos Plateau, the modern-day Rio Grande del Norte National Monument (northwest of Taos, New Mexico), managed by the BLM. (more)

Upcoming Programs

May 21st

Lamb Spring Archaeological Preserve

Jack Warner, Lamb Spring volunteer and long-time CAS member

(Note: Chapter members can join a field trip to Lamb Spring on May 25.)

June 18th

Topic is TBD; it will align with this speaker’s field trip for chapter members

Jen Kolise, Region Archaeologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Field Trips

April 27th

 Robert Mutaw will lead a trip to the Paint Mines.

May 25th

 Patrice Rhodes-Baum will lead a trip to Lamb Spring.

Sept. 20-23

 Gary Conover will lead a trip to the Salinas Missions in New Mexico.

Oct. 4-5

Price Heiner, who led our fantastic outing last October to La Cueva, will take us to 

the Upper Crossing Guard Station, Dry Creek, and possibly Mr. Peat in the San Luis Valley.


Trip to the University of Colorado Museum in Boulder.


Trip to Victor, Colorado this summer.

Our Board of Directors

PresidentSusanne Denlinger
Vice PresidentRobin Bell
SecretaryMargaret Cordova
TreasurerPaul Shannon
Director at Large
Director at LargeJulie Haverluk, 2nd Yr
Programs Director Patrice Rhoades-Baum
CAS RepresentativeJones LeFae
Membership DirectorLarry Hansen

Our Committee Members

Chapter PremiumsAmy Sullivan
Community OutreachSusanne Denlinger
Field TripsArt Porter
NewsletterJerry Grandel
PAAC CoordinatorJones LeFae
PublicityJudy Kilgore
RefreshmentsLinda Trzyna
Web MasterRichard Garcia