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Posts Tagged / Archaeologist

Stewardship Day 2016

July 20, 2016 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

Nine Mile Canyon Stewardship Day 2016 Thats right! The third annual Nine Mile Canyon Stewardship Day is coming right up! Mark your calendar for Saturday September 17th from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. About: This is a free event, where we invite the public to come down and tour the world famous Nine Mile Canyon […]

Guest Post: Aspiring Archaeologist – Melissa Fritz

March 21, 2016 | Ramblings | by Melissa Fritz

Hello everyone, my name is Melissa Fritz and I am a 29 year old aspiring archaeologist who was invited by Jamie to do a guest blog post after reaching out to her for some student advice about archaeology (thanks again Jamie!!). In this post, I want to introduce myself, discuss how I decided that archaeology […]

Essential Backpack Gear for the Field Archaeologist

March 10, 2016 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

Ahoy! I wanted to do a post about essential backpack gear for the field archaeologist because lets face it, I’ve been doing this for awhile and know what works and what doesn’t. I’m sure other seasoned vets have their own methods but this is what works for me. Just like the last post where I […]

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How to Get Involved With Archaeology

March 20, 2015 | Ramblings, Video | by Jamie Stott

This is probably one of my most asked about topics and as such, I’ve decided to dedicate an entire post to the topic. I organized this post into ‘STEPS’, which will be numbered so you can jump to the appropriate information that best applies to you. Nifty right? HOW TO GET INVOLVED WITH ARCHAEOLOGY STEP […]

Essential Apparel for the Field Archaeologist

December 16, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

Over the years I have bought, used, tried, thrown away, and loved a variety of apparel. I wanted to do a post highlighting the most essential and useful items I’ve found as a field archaeologist. I’m going to start from the head down, and want to preface this list by saying that I have not received […]

Petroglyph Panel

Prehistoric Rock Art & Preservation

November 18, 2014 | Video | by Jamie Stott

Ever wanted to know more about rock art? In this video I cover the basics, then move on to discuss proper site etiquette when visiting a rock art panel. I talk about vandalism and what is being done by archaeologists, land mangers, and you (yes, you) to protect it. Check it out! Have a comment […]

Shannon Boomgarden

Dig It Video Series | Featuring: Shannon Boomgarden

November 7, 2014 | Video | by Jamie Stott

Episode 9 features Range Creek Field School instructor and PhD graduate student, Shannon Boomgarden. Shannon talks about experimental archaeology at Range Creek and her likes and dislikes about field archaeology. You definitely don’t want to miss this video. Hope you enjoy! -Jamie 🙂  

Chris Webster

Dig It Video Series | Featuring: Chris Webster

October 28, 2014 | Video | by Jamie Stott

Episode 8 features Great Basin archaeologist Chris Webster. Chris discusses his likes and dislikes about archaeology and how we as archaeologists can better communicate our findings to the public. Chris is very active in the online archaeological community and runs a fantastic podcast! You can check out his work at www.digtech-llc.com. Enjoy! -Jamie

Dry Fork Wash, Randolph UT

Autumn Archaeology in Randolph

October 22, 2014 | Ramblings | by Jamie Stott

I love archaeology most times of the year, but there is something about being outside during autumn that is just plain fantastic. The smells and the colors seem more bold, and since you know winter is right around the corner you just sorta soak it all in while you can. Before it’s all covered in […]

Lisa Benson

Dig It Video Series | Featuring: Lisa Benson

September 30, 2014 | Video | by Jamie Stott

Episode 7 features Great Basin archaeologist, Lisa Benson. Lisa has been working as an archaeologist in Utah for over nine years, she is crazy athletic and can out-hike even the most nimble of us. Check out what her likes and dislikes about fieldwork are below. Cheers- Jamie