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Jul 12 - Archaeology of Whiteface Reservoir - Legacy Arch talks at Boulder Lake Learning Center (see below)
Jul 24 & 25 - Archaeology Dig at Fish Lake, Maplewood Nature Center (see below).
Jul 30 to Aug 3 - Excavations at Swede Hollow Site in St. Paul - volunteers are needed to help (see below)
Aug 2 - Archaeology of Island Lake & Boulder Lake Reservoir - Legacy Arch talks at Boulder Lake Center (see below)
Aug 4 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!
Aug 4 - Archaeology Day Camp at Stearns History Museum (see below)
Aug 6 to Aug 10 - Excavations at Swede Hollow Site in St. Paul - volunteers are needed to help (see below)
Aug 7 & 8 - Copper & Culture Conference, Houghton, MI (see below)
Sep 1 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!
Upcoming MAS Meetings:
Aug 4 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm
Sep 1 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm
Oct 6 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm
Upcoming Northern Lake Archaeological Society Meetings:
Most NLAS meetings are held on the third Monday of each month (Sept - May). Meetings are held at the Superior Public
Library (1530 Tower Aver, Superior WI) from 7-8:30 pm unless otherwise noted. All meeting are free and open to the
public. For more information, call Duluth Archaeology Center at 218/624-5489 or email email@example.com or visit
Other Upcoming Events:
Aug 2, Sep 13 (All on Sundays) - The series of Legacy Achaeology presentations will again be offered this summer
courtesy of Minnesota Power, who sponsors the series. All presentations will be at the Boulder Lake Environmental
Leaning Center out on Boulder Lake Reservoir. The presentations will be from 1-3 pm and very informal; anyone wishing
to jump in with relevant info is welcome. If you have artifacts that you would like identified, please bring them!! For
questions - please contact Sue Mulholland at firstname.lastname@example.org. Boulder Lake Environmental Center -
July 24 & 25 - Archaeology Dig at Fish Creek (Ages 14+ w/Adult) at Fish Creek Preserve, Maplewood Nature Center.
FRIDAY, JULY 24, 10:00AM-3:00PM – FIELD DAY 1, SATURDAY, JULY 25, 10:00AM-3:00PM – FIELD DAY 2. Sign up
for one day or two days. (Rain dates July 31 & August 1st ). Assist Archaeologist Jeremy Nienow in an archeological dig
at the Fish Creek Preserve. On Field Day 1, we’ll do shovel tests to determine the western boundary of this archeological
site. On Field Day 2 we’ll excavate a 1 meter square pit to search for artifacts. Participants must be able to stoop, use a
shovel, and be outdoors for the full 5-hour session. Be prepared to get dirty -- wear old clothing and sturdy shoes. Bring a
lunch and water bottle. This program is presented by Maplewood Area Historical Society, Ramsey County Historical
Society, and the City of Maplewood. Register by July 21. Cost is $15.00 per person per session. Maximum 12 people.
Jul 30 - Aug 3, Aug 6 -10, 2015 - Volunteers are needed to help excavate at Swede Hollow in St. Paul. This project is a
historic site and involves a combination of historical research, archaeological excavation, and public engagement.
Experienced volunteers are needed to complete the archaeology crew. A crew of at least 6 volunteers is needed for both
weeks. Volunteers are required to have a field school. Experience with historic sites is preferred. We will be inviting the
public to participate both Fridays and Saturdays during these weeks. Anyone interested should contact Kelly Wolf at
email@example.com and Stefanie Kowalczyk at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include what days/weeks you are available
to help. We may request a resume/CV and at least one reference.
Aug 4 - Archaeology Day Camp - Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, along with St. Cloud State University
Archaeologists will host an Archaeology Day Camp for children, ages 7-12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday August 4,
2105, at the museum. Cost is $25 and limited to 40 campers. To register or for information, call Nicole at the museum
(320) 253-8424 or e-mail - email@example.com.
Aug 7 & 8 - Copper & Culture Conference on Prehistoric Metal Working in the Lake Superior Region. This is a coming
together of Archeologists, Native Americans, Geologists, Artifact Collectors & the interested public. Speakers include Bill
Rose, Larry & David Furo, David (Buck) Peterson, Ritchie Brown, Bill Haller, Dr. David Pompeani, Bob Wheeler, Seth
DePasqual, Jim Paquette, Monette Bebow-Reinhard, Don Spohn and Dr. Thomas Pleger. A light meal will be available
both days. For more information see http://www.coppercountryancientsitesconservancy.com/
Sep 24, 2015 - David L. Peterson will lecture on "Prehistory of the Eurasian Steppes”. The AIA-MN event is at 6:00pm in
the Davis Lecture Hall (Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center), Macalester College. More info at
Oct 14-17, 2015 - 73rd Plains Anthropological Conference will be held in Iowa City, Iowa. More information to follow.
Oct 17, 2015 - International Archaeology Day is a celebration of Archaeology and the thrill of discovery. Each October the
AIA and archaeological organizations across the United States, Canada, and abroad present archaeological programs
and activities for people of all ages and interests. For further information, go to
Nov 5-8, 2015 - Midwest Archaeological Conference will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. More information to follow.
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