On Wednesday February 6th, the monthly meeting of the St. Augustine Archaeological Association will be held. A talk will be given by Sarah Miller, Director of the Northeast and East Central Regions the Florida Public Archaeology Network, titled Archaeologists Unite ! Addressing Global Climate Change and the Impacts to Local Communities.
Sarah will present a talk on global efforts to address heritage at risk and the ongoing work by archaeologists in Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England, France, Greenland, the Caribbean, as well as national efforts by archaeologists working in the United States.
Learn about the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) and other organizations dedicated to working with the public to identify and monitor sites at risk from sea level rise and increased threats from weather. Ms. Miller’s presentation will include findings from her recent field trip around Scotland led by Tom Dawson and Joanna Hambly of St. Andrews University, sponsored by the Scotland Universities Insight Institute. Dawson and Hambly will be in St. Augustine for a ‘Keeping History Above Water” conference in May and will be giving a presentation at the SAAA meeting on May 7th.
The event is free and opened to the public. The presentation will begin at 7:00 PM in the Solarium (which is on the roof top of the Ponce de Leon Hotel, offering the best view of St Augustine) on the Flagler College campus, 74 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084.
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