Through a grant from the McCasland Foundation, local junior high students (under the leadership of nationally renown science teacher Jim Calaway [State Farm Good Neighbor Teacher Award & National Science Teacher of the Year Award]) were recently instructed by Institute personnel in the science of archaeological research.
(U.S. News & World Reports, Dec. 4, 2000)
U.S. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
For the past three years, the Institute has conducted archaeological investigations at several Bureau of Reclamation properties in Oklahoma including Lake Altus-Lugert and Fort Cobb Reservoir. At Fort Cobb Reservoir, over 40 new archaeological sites have been recorded. In addition, the Institute is currently processing over 2 million artifacts from the McGee Creek Reservoir collection.
Fort Cobb Reservoir
OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Lake Murray State Park-Spring 2000
The Institute archaeologically inspected approximately 800 acres at Lake Murray State Park in south-central Oklahoma. Sixteen new cultural resource sites were identified.
An 19th-century well near Lake Murray.
Historic artifacts and Woodland Period
prehistoric artifacts found near Lake Murray.
An osprey hunts for fish at Fort Cobb Reservoir.