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Update on the Scientific Analysis of the Brian D. Jones site in Avon, CT Since its Discovery in 2019
The fifth webinar entitled “Update on the Scientific Analysis of the Brian D. Jones site in Avon, CT Since its Discovery in 2019” will be held on Thursday, October 13 at 7:00 pm. Held during Connecticut Archaeology Month, it will feature Dr. David Leslie, Senior Prehistoric Archaeologist of Archeological and Historical Services (AHS), Storrs, CT.Continue reading “Update on the Scientific Analysis of the Brian D. Jones site in Avon, CT Since its Discovery in 2019”
“Unearthing History: The Discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian Sitealong the Farmington River in Avon, CT” webinar series continues with Looking into the Past with Ancient DNA on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00pm. Register in advance at: https://www.avonctlibrary.info/event/unearthing-history-2022-ancient-dna/
DEEP Announces Emergency Closure to Fishing Near Tributaries to the West Branch Farmington and Farmington Rivers
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that effective August 6, 2022, it is closing short sections of the West Branch Farmington River and the Farmington River to fishing because the hot weather is creating unhealthy water temperatures for trout. DEEP is also augmenting the low release levels on the Farmington with anContinue reading “DEEP Announces Emergency Closure to Fishing Near Tributaries to the West Branch Farmington and Farmington Rivers”
See page 3 of the Avon Historical Society’s Summer 2022 Newsletter for the midyear report on the webinar series: Unearthing History: The Discovery of a 12,500 Year Old Paleo-Indian Site Along the Farmington River in Avon, CT
The Institute of American Indian Studies is holding an Artifact Identification Day to be held on Saturday, June 25 from 1-4pm at the Avon Senior Center as part of the ongoing “Unearthing History” webinar series looking at the life and times of ancient history in North America after the Ice Age. This event is being hostedContinue reading “Artifact Identification Day in Avon June 25”
“Unearthing History: The Discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian Site along the Farmington River in Avon, CT” webinar series continues with Paleoindian Peoples in the Northeast: Survival in the Ice Age and After on Thursday, May 12th at 7pm. For more information visit https://avonhistoricalsociety.org/event/unearthing-2022-3/?event_date=2022-05-12
Thanks to a generous donation from Indus Realty Trust, the East Granby Land Trust conserved 38.7 acres of crucial land bordering Salmon Brook, our federally-designated Wild and Scenic waterway. One of the parcels is adjacent to Granbrook Park and R.D Seymour School, the local elementary school. Beyond protecting our waterway, the Land Trust intends to access the property for ecological education programs.
“Unearthing History: The Discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian Sitealong the Farmington River in Avon, CT” webinar series continues with Ice Age Animals of New England Thursday, April 7 at 7:00pm: https://avonhistoricalsociety.org/event/unearthing-history-2022-2/?event_date=2022-04-07
The Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic Committee (LFSWS) is seeking someone to conduct a needs assessment for a potential education and outreach program that could support responsible recreational use on or along the watercourses in the nine towns with federally designated Wild and Scenic sections of the Lower Farmington River andContinue reading “LFSWS Announces Request for Proposal”
This 2022 series will cover the archaeology, genetics, Ice Age mammals, trade routes and foodways of early life along the Farmington River including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon. Schedule and registration information can be found here: https://lowerfarmingtonriver.files.wordpress.com/2022/02/flyer-all-events-in-2022.pdf
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