Mary is passionate about analyzing artifacts and preparing them for curation.
Dedicated. Passionate. Resilient.
Volunteers are crucial members of the team to help make archaeology at Crow Canyon relevant and accessible.
Larry is a retired attorney and has been a volunteer in the lab at Crow Canyon since 2010.
Lew is interested in pottery design, geological sourcing of chipped stone, and methods of reconstructing past environments.
Project Assistant; Lab Volunteer
Susan is a Crow Canyon Earthwatch alumna and experimental potter interested in the archaeology of southwestern peoples.
David (Dave) W. Melanson
Board of Trustees; Lab Volunteer
Dave is a retired aerospace engineer and Air Force officer who has volunteered in the Crow Canyon lab since 2015. He currently specializes in analyzing and recording chipped stone artifacts collected from Crow Canyon’s excavation projects. Dave joined the Board of Trustees in 2017 and lives in Cortez, Colorado.
Nancy is inventorying the Crow Canyon research library in addition to her work with Cultural Explorations.
Independent Researcher; Lab Volunteer
Robin is a poultry research scientist interested in ancient agriculture, turkey husbandry, and material cultures of the past.
Diane is the Director of Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance and coordinator of the Site Stewardship, both supporting AHC and CANM.
Read is excited to explore the intersection of Pueblo farmers’ enduring agricultural practices and today’s rapidly changing climate.