Bureau of Land Management to Celebrate National Archaeology Day Across the U.S.
May 11, 2012
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) joined as a Collaborating Organization for National Archaeology Day and issued an Information Bulletin to all BLM employees encouraging them to showcase their archaeological programs and resources by holding events on National Archaeology Day. The BLM's stated mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. This year, the BLM is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its predecessor agency the General Land Office.
University of Alaska Anchorage hosted International Archaeology Day on October 19th.
The Northeast Region of the Florida Public Archaeology Network hosted an Archaeology Bar Crawl through downtown St. Augustine in honor of International Archaeology Day.
The Commission to Preserve National Monuments celebrated the International Archaeology Day with a series of events titled "Cultural Memory, a Vanishing Treasure: Archaeological Heritage of BiH."