Dubois Museums: Wind River Historical Center hosts the, “Teton Archaeological Project, compared to Absaroka and Wind River Ranges,” Third program in the Wyoming Community Bank Speaker’s series at the Dubois Museum in the Dennison Lodge May 23, at 7 p.m.
The Teton Archaeological Project was launched to examine how the level of past occupation in the Tetons compares to the Absaroka and Wind River Ranges. Two surveys were done with students from University of Wyoming and Montana that targeted high elevation basins, passes and melting ice patches.
A program on The Teton Archaeological Project will be presented May 23 at 7 p.m. at the Dennison Lodge in Dubois. The program is the third in the Wyoming Community Bank Speakers Series at the museum. The series will feature speakers and programs on the area’s culture and history at all three county museums throughout the summer and fall. The programs are free and open to the public.
The program, led by Matt Stirn and Rebecca Sgouros who headed up the project through the Jackson Hole Historical Museum. Matt worked with Colorado State University archaeologist Richard Adams for a few years after they discovered and surveyed alpine villages at 10,000 feet in the Wind River Range above Dubois.
The next speaker presented by the Dubois Museum will be at the Dennison Lodge June 11, 7 p.m. and will be a program by Brian DeBolt with the Wyoming Game and Fish on Bear Spray 101 How to avoid bear encounters, the proper use of bear spray and how to defend yourself during an attack.
For more information call the museum at 307-455-2284, also on Facebook at: Dubois Museum & Wind River Historical Center