Fourth of a five-part series of the Annual Oregon Archaeology Celebration, be sure to catch “Tribal Rock Art of the Oregon Country” at 7:00-8:30 PM at Smith Rock State Park. Come to the Welcome Center yurt just inside the park entrance.
Presented by Smith Rock State Park’s own–Eric Iseman/ Park Ranger, OPRD, Eric is an Interpretive Ranger with a passion for Oregon archaeology.
Extending beyond service to the park, Eric has led tours at Fort Rock Cave and been on excavations with the University of Oregon at Paisley Cave. Read more...(125 words, 1 image, estimated 30 secs reading time)
The oldest directly dated human remains in the Americas were recovered by University of Oregon’s own Dennis Jenkins, PhD./Archaeologist in Paisley. Now Dr.Jenkins is presenting his latest investigations from this past summer in the Connley Caves.
Be sure to catch his talk this Friday, October 16 from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Welcome Center yurt. Your $5 parking pass is your admission.
From his bio at the U of O Archaeological Field School:
Jenkins has authored and co-authored 8 books, 44 chapters, journal articles, reviews, and published papers, 33 major professional reports, and given 62 professional papers and symposia at conferences. Read more...(253 words, 1 image, estimated 1:01 mins reading time)
Online resource for adventurers to Smith Rock State Park. Detailed information for rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, slacklining and horseback riding.