The Florida Public Archaeology Network Southeast and East Central Regions unite! Last month the East Central Region of the Florida Public Archaeology Network traveled to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum to assist the Southeast Region with their Heritage Monitoring Scout training.
|Beginning setup for prospective Scouts|
|Peter DeWitt addresses the Scouts|
The morning session consisted of an introduction of the HMS Florida program as a citizen science program. Peter DeWitt with the Bureau of Land Management continued with an overview of the affect climate change continues to have on the local natural area. Sara-Ayers Rigsby, Regional Director of the Southeast and Southwest regions of FPAN, addressed prospective Scouts regarding the need for the HMS Florida program.
|Scouts look at artifacts brought by Chris Davenport|
|A Scout observes some artifacts brought by Chris Davenport|
|Amanda Dixon examines a piece of ceramic|
|Sara-Ayers Rigsby addresses the Scouts during the practicum session|
Sara-Ayers Rigsby introduces the HMS Florida program
You can still create your HMS Florida Scout ID and join this growing program!
Text and pictures: Caitlin Sawyer