Webinar Title: AT23-363 Bats & Archaeology
AT-VMS: AT: Hill Country Chapter Webinars (Enter AT#, Class Title as posted, and Presenter)
Comments: AT23-363 Webinar: Bats and Archaeology, Presenter: Autumn Cool (AT=1h)
Webinar Date: 11/15/2023
Webinar Time: 1:30p-2:30p
Webinar Summary: Finding a balance between preserving cultural heritage sites and protecting important bat habitats
Webinar Description: Autumn Cool will share with us the work that the Cultural Resource Team carries out at BCI. This includes identifying, documenting, and assessing the material culture left behind by people as they interact with a landscape, as well as finding a balance between preserving cultural heritage sites and protecting important bat habitats.
Presenter: Autumn Cool, Bat Conservation International (BCI) Cultural Resource Field Lead. Autumn attended graduate school at the University of Arkansas where she specialized in archaeological remote sensing and geophysical prospecting. She conducted original research into aerial thermography and worked on several geophysical surveys, including at a Bronze Age site in Iraqi Kurdistan. After receiving her master’s in anthropology, Autumn worked in the private sector for five years, documenting prehistoric and historic sites across Colorado and surrounding states. Recently, she has conducted extensive research into historical mining and has worked on several mine closure projects.
Bat Conservation International