Tag: Cultural Resources Management
CEMML Early-career Development Program Offers Experience in Managing Military Lands
The CEMML Early-career Development Program gives college students and recent graduates opportunities to work at military installations on natural and cultural resource projects. As seasonal technicians, participants learn new skills, receive mentorship, make career-aiding connections, all while getting paid doing it.
March 23, 2023
CEMML Key Contributor to CSU Record-Breaking Research Spending
As a long-time provider of natural and cultural resource management services to the federal government, CEMML accounted for over 22% of Colorado State University’s overall research spending in fiscal year 2022.
November 3, 2022
CEMML Archaeologists Discover Lead Balls Dating Back to World War I
CEMML Archaeologists were investigating a site at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin when they came across nearly a dozen small lead balls spread across approximately half of the 1.5-acre site area. The lead balls were likely shrapnel from an artillery projectile fired sometime around World War I.
October 28, 2022
Tracking a History of Arrowheads at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin
An article compiled by CEMML and the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch walks through the history of arrow heads found at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin and what they can tell us about the Native American peoples that utilized them.
September 23, 2022
CEMML Historian Helps the Federal Government Preserve the Past
CEMML historic preservation expert, architectural historian, and Colorado native, Alexandra Wallace sat down with CEMML Communications to talk about her fascination with history, her education from Colorado State University, and her 13 years at CEMML helping the federal government preserve the past.
September 19, 2022
CEMML Helps Track History of 112-Year-Old Wood Crate Artifact
Over a century-old wood crate donated to Fort McCoy by the grandson of Maj. Gen. Robert Bruce McCoy, for whom the installation is named after, provides insight into Fort McCoy’s history. CEMML’s Miranda Alexander helped track the crate’s origins and its use.
August 26, 2022
CEMML Archaeologist Discusses Painstaking Work of Archaeology, Finding Artifacts
CEMML Archaeologist, Tyler Olsen spoke with Fort McCoy’s Public Affairs Office about the labor involved in archaeological work. Beyond just the physical part of finding or not finding artifacts, the documenting, researching, cataloguing, and other work related to artifacts can be just as time consuming. He considers it all a labor of love.
August 26, 2022
CEMML Aids in Archaeological Survey Focusing on Era Between World Wars
In July, archaeological team members from CEMML and the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch held a special archaeological survey and dig at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. The survey examined areas around old concrete tent pads dating between the time of the first and second world war.
August 26, 2022
CEMML-aided Metal Detection Survey Unearths Dozens of Artifacts at Fort McCoy
A metal detection survey conducted at Fort McCoy, in partnership with CEMML and the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch, unearthed dozens of artifacts including coins, tent tensioner devices, and military rank badges, all dating to the early 1900s.
August 23, 2022
Charcoal Discovered by CEMML Archaeologists at Fort McCoy Dates Back Nearly 1,500 Years
The process of determining the age of artifacts buried in the earth is not an exact science. However, following the discovery of charcoal samples by CEMML archeologists at an excavation site at Fort McCoy in the summer of 2021, radiocarbon dating helped estimate that the samples belonged to the Middle Woodland Period, roughly 1,500 years ago.
July 7, 2022
Seeking Participants to Preserve History of Naval Reactors
The Naval Reactors Facility Oral History Project is inviting those who worked or trained on one or more prototype reactors at the Naval Reactors Facility in Idaho to share their stories. In-person oral history events will be held this July and August, 2022.
June 26, 2022
CEMML Participates in Cultural, Environmental Management Showcase at PTA in Hawaii
In May, Pōhakuloa Training Area on the Big Island, Hawaii, hosted its annual Experience PTA Day after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic. CEMML staff participated to highlight its cultural and environmental efforts at the facility.
May 13, 2022