Saturday, January 21, 2012

2012-01-20 Meeting

Progress reported on April's upcoming State Conference, although Barry is concerned over the relatively few paper submittals received, possibly from the delay of the State Association in distributing the 'First Call for Papers!" Submit your proposals to Barry

Steph will be setting-up some laboratory sessions to process Florist Site artifacts. She'll sent out an email to the membership with the details.

Barry Kass announced that there are just a few more openings on his Italy tour scheduled for this summer! The archaeological highlight will the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy to visit Ötzi the Iceman, the well-preserved natural mummy of a man who died about 5,300 years ago in the Ötztal Alps, near Hauslabjoch on the Austrian-Italian border. <>

We are planning on attending the Ice Harvest February 19th on the lake at Arrow Park in Monroe NY. We'll join a number of organizations including the Arts Council, several farmers, historical societies, etc. in the heated pavilion space at the park to promote our Chapter. Bring your displays of interesting stuff! More details to follow.
Ice Pick (from Chester Historical Society)

Following the meeting, Dave Johnson tried to warm us with a trip to the American Southwest, reporting on his recent work plotting aquifers and noticing their relationships with ancient ruins.

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