WAS meeting March 20
2012 WAS Shirts & Aprons
This year's design features a Fremont petroglyph called "Keeper of the Canyon" from a site near Rock Springs. Short sleeve shirts are $15.00 per shirt. Long sleeve are $22 each. Gray caps are $15 per cap. Aprons are $27 each.
At the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale
by Upper Green River Basin Chapter - Wyoming Archaeological Society
March 20, 2012
The next regular meeting of the Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society (WAS). will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale.
The groupís February meeting was cancelled due to winter weather and bad road conditions. Special guest speakers are Stephanie Bartlett and Bill Current, of Current Archaeological Research Inc. in Rock Springs talking about new finds on the Pinedale Anticline. There will also be the annual election of new officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer), and a discussion about opportunities for club members to help with several archaeological projects this summer. Everyone welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Reminder that dues are due now for 2012. Individuals are $20. Family $25. $50 for institutions and companies. Please make checks payable to Wyoming Archaeological Society.
Click on the links below for information about the WAS 2012 Spring meeting which will be held in Gillette over the weekend of April 27-29 at the Best Western Tower West Lodge. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Tower West Lodge, and individuals attending need to make their own room reservations. Call 307-686-2210 and mention that you are with WAS to get the special $69.99 + tax room rate. The block of rooms is being held until April 13, 2012. The Banquet Speaker is Dr. Douglas Scott talking about his archaeological work on the Sand Creek Massacre, 1865. See the state WAS website for more info and forms: http://www.wyomingarchaeology.org.
Also see links below for info on the 2012 WAS t-shirts. This year's design features a Fremont petroglyph called "Keeper of the Canyon" from a site near Rock Springs. Shirts are 100% heavy weight cotton and are available in aubergine, blue dusk, garnet, and black. Short sleeve shirts are $15.00 per shirt. Long sleeve are $22 each. Gray caps are $15 per cap. Aprons are $27 each. Anyone who comes to the meeting can have their shirt order put in with the club order, which will be delivered in person at the state meeting, and shirts brought back, saving the shipping charges. Make checks for shirts to "Wyoming Archaeology Month". All proceeds benefit Wyoming archaeology Awareness Month activities. Order forms will be available at the meeting, or at the link below. Send orders to the State Historic Preservation Office, Wyoming Archaeology Month, Dept. 3431 1000E University Avenue, Laramie, WY 82071. For more information, call Judy Wolf at 307-766-5366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM, alternating between the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale and the Green River Valley Museum in Big Piney. We typically have a guest speaker. In the warm summer months, meetings may be suspended and we do field trips or projects instead. See the website for the current schedule: www.sublette.com/was.
Upper Green River Basin Chapter
Wyoming Archaeological Society (WAS)
PO Box 412
Pinedale, WY 82941-0412