Author Archive: Matt Davidson

Eastern Kentucky Archaeology Group 2019 Speaker Series!

The 2019 speaker series of the Eastern Kentucky Archaeology Group (EKAG) is up and running!  EKAG meetings take place on the 4th Tuesday of the month in the community room at Central Bank, located at 350 West Main, Richmond, KY.  Doors open at 6 pm, with the program to begin at 6:30 pm.  A program is being developed for the March speaker and will be published here in the coming weeks.  If you would like to be added to the email list to receive montly talk flyers please contact mjdavidson@uky.edu

 

Monnik Beer Company to host KyOPA Fundraiser!

Please join KyOPA for a social night and fundraiser at the Monnik Beer Company in Louisville on January 22, 2019 from 6-9PM.  The brewery is located 1036 E. Burnett Ave., Louisville, KY 40217.  Monnik has offered to give KyOPA $1 per beer sold during that time!  Come meet and have a drink with archaeologists and help support KyOPA’s mission!  The funds raised will support KyOPA’s efforts to host the annual Kentucky Archaeological Conference (see last post), provide small research grants for ongoing projects and support public outreach efforts like Living Archaeology Weekend, the largest public archaeology event in the state.  Please contact Matt Davidson at mjdavids1982@yahoo.com with questions.  Hope to see you there!

Save the Date! KHC Archaeology Conference 2019

Every year the Kentucky Heritage Council hosts the only state-wide archaeology conference.  There you can learn about archaeological compliance projects and archaeological research, and meet archaeologists and other heritage professionals and students from around the state.  The Kentucky Heritage Council’s 36th annual Archaeology Conference is scheduled for Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 3, 2019 and will be held at Northern Kentucky University. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 275 Columbia Street, Newport, Kentucky.

For more information about the event please check out the 30 Days of Kentucky Archaeology blog post about it here:

Save the Date: KHC Archaeology Conference 2019

 

FOREST SERVICE ARCHAEOLOGIST POSITION OPEN ON THE DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL FOREST, KY

The Daniel Boone National Forest is advertising a permanent GS-07 archaeological technician position to be stationed at Stanton, Kentucky. The position serves the Red River Gorge area of the DBNF and will be responsible for archaeological surveys, site monitoring and public outreach. The archaeological resources of the Red River Gorge area are extremely diverse and are a rewarding challenge to work with. Every period of Native American and European history are represented. Help protect, study and manage many significant sites pertaining to both regional and world history. The public outreach component of the job includes assisting with the Living Archaeology Weekend, the state’s longest-running and largest public archaeology event.  The advertisement will be open until October 16th. Click the link below to apply!

Please see the advertisement here to apply:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512788100