The Gabbie Kylie Foundation, a community programme based in Esperance, Western Australia, is running an Applied Heritage Management Fieldschool from the 12th of April to the 3rd of May 2010.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD EXPERIENCE!http://www.appliedarchaeology.com.au/index.htm
April 12th - May 3rd 2010
(Gabbie Kylie Foundation, National Trust of Australia (W.A.))
What you will do!
* Archaeological survey of Cape Arid National Park
* Mapping of stone arrangements
* Artefact identification, recording and analysis
* Archaeological mapping and survey at the complex heritage place - Tooklejenna (Israelite Bay, east of Esperance)
* Historical archaeological recording of 1800s cottage
* Archaeological Survey at Woody Island
* Weed and pest control for Island conservation
* Maritime Archaeology Workshops and Experiences
Doc Reynolds (Cultural liaison and logistics)
David Guilfoyle (Archaeologist, Applied Archaeology Australia)
Myles Mitchell (Research Archaeologist, University of Western
Ross Anderson (Maritime Archaeologist, WA Maritime Museum)
Kevin Hollar (USA Surveyor)
Cost is $3,500 per person and includes accommodation, food, and
equipment for the field school.
Note: Participants must find their own way to and from Esperance.
Arrive in Esperance for cultural awareness and field school workshop on the first day then travel by 4WD bus along the coast to various locations with the Traditional Owner community and specialists. All camping equipment and food is provided. Experience the amazing coastline, islands, and outback woodland while learning skills in archaeological survey, mapping, excavation, GPS navigation and recording, stone artefact analysis, community engagement, and land care.
For More information and the fieldschool registration form please visit this website:
or contact David Guilfoyle at: firstname.lastname@example.org