[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2008-10-17
Heritage.Info at state.or.us
Fri Oct 17 14:22:17 PDT 2008
In this issue:
1. OHS offers free admission for archaeological events
2. Job opening at Champoeg
3. Trust newsletter highlights Oregon projects
4. Forest history conference proposals sought
OHS OFFERS FREE ADMISSION FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVENTS
The Oregon Historical Society in partnership with the Oregon
Archaeological Society will present a free Oregon Archaeology
Celebration event on Oct. 18.
>From 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at OHS, 1200 SW Park, Portland, there will be an
"Archaeology for the Curious Excavation" , a "Make Your Own Rock Art"
activity for kids and a flintknapping demonstration. James Keyser will
give a slide presentation at 1 p.m. on Columbia Gorge rock art.
All OHS exhibits, including "Puppeteer-An Out of Body Experience" and
the "Carleton Watkins: StereoViews of the Columbia River Gorge"
exhibits, will be free. For more information, call OHS at 503-222-1741.
JOB OPENING AT CHAMPOEG
Friends of Historic Champoeg is currently looking for a friendly,
well-organized person to coordinate its education programs at Champoeg
State Heritage Area near St. Paul. This is a flexible, part-time
position. Interested applicants can see a complete job description at
TRUST NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS OREGON PROJECTS
The Western Region Office of the National Trust for Historic
Preservation has included an article on an oral history project with
Western U.S. architects in its latest online newsletter. To access the
newsletter, click the following hyperlink:
FOREST HISTORY CONFERENCE PROPOSALS SOUGHT
An Oregon Forest History Roundtable will accept proposals for
presentations until Dec. 1.
The roundtable will be a gathering May 15 of forest historians to share
current research, knowledge, and resources relating to the study and
interpretation of Oregon*s forest history. This event is part of the
commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Oregon*s statehood, and is
open to anyone with an interest in forests and Oregon history. An
understanding of forest history is fundamental to an understanding of
the forests we know today, and the vision we have for forests in the
Potential presenters are asked to submit a proposal of 500 words or
less describing the topic they would like to present and their
qualifications. Presentation blocks will range from 30-45 minutes. A
selection committee will review and select proposals, and a roundtable
agenda will be finalized. After the gathering, proceedings will be
compiled, published and distributed; the event will be covered in
Forests for Oregon magazine (published by the Oregon Department of
Forestry). The roundtable will be held at the Tillamook Forest Center.
Submit proposals of 500 words or less by Dec. 1 to Doug Decker,
Roundtable Coordinator, 801 Gales Creek Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; or
by e-mail to ddecker at odf.state.or.us <mailto:ddecker at odf.state.or.us>
For more information, contact Doug at 503-359-7439.
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