A Park is Born


Archaeologist and retired Open Space Superintendent Dr. Matt Schmader has worked for 39 years in southwestern archaeology, principally in the middle Rio Grande Valley. He has worked on sites of virtually every cultural time period, ranging from PaleoIndian campsites to Archaic structure, and early ancestral puebloan pit houses to classic period petroglyph sites and pueblo villages. From Spanish contact/colonial sites to the historic red light district of downtown Albuquerque.

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