Click Selection

Search News Releases:

News Resources
on the Web

24 October 2006

JSU Field School November and December 2006

Guided Archaeology Tour of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties
Come along with JSU archaeologist Dr. Harry Holstein for a guided tour of sites throughout Cherokee and DeKalb counties. Participants will visit the 19th century Cornwall Iron Furnace, a spanish contact site at Coosa village, a rock shelter in use as early as 3000 BC, and much more. This will be an unforgettable all-day event. Bring your own food and drinks. Transportation is provided. Pre-registration is required.
Date:     Saturday, November 6, 2004
Where:  Meet at DeSoto State Park Nature Center
Time:     9:00 am
3:00 pm
Fee:      $10/adult, $5/children 12 & under

For more information or to register, contact Renee Morrison at 256-782-5697 or email


Winter Dog Hike
Join dog lover and Field School coordinator Renee Morrison and her assistant Haley Conroy for a brief lesson on
“dog speak”, canine etiquette and a fun furry jaunt through the winter woods.
Date:     Saturday, December 2, 2006
Where:  Pink E. Burns Trail Head to Jones Branch (1.5 miles)
Time:     12:00 pm
– 3:00 pm
Fee:       $5 adult; $2.50 child; dogs allowed free (on a leash, of course)!


For more information or to register, contact Renee Morrison at 256-782-5697 or email


Holiday Tea for the Animals & Me
Celebrate the holiday season with a party for children and little creatures. Renee Morrison will give a special reading of Carman Agra Deedy’s
Tree Man and children will make an ornament, warm up with cookies and cocoa while listening to carols. Special appearance by the field school animals. Recommended for ages 4-10.
Date:    Saturday, December 9, 2006
Time:    12:30 pm
—1:30 pm
Where: JSU Martin Hall
Fee:      $2.50 per child (accompanied by adult); Adults Free

For more information or to register, contact Renee Morrison at 256-782-5697 or email

Second Saturday Space Safari: Star of Bethlehem
Travel back in time with Dr. Laura Weinkauf to Bethlehem at the birth of Christ. Look at the night sky and consider astronomical events that might have been the "Star of Bethlehem" which guided the wise men on their miraculous journey in search of the Christ child. For more information on JSU’s
Planetarium, visit our website at
Date:     Saturday, December 9, 2006
Where:  JSU Planetarium (3rd Floor Martin Hall)
Time:     1:30 pm
– 2:30 pm
Fee:      $5/adults, $2.50 children under 12

For more information, call Renee Morrison at 256-782-5697 or send e-mail to


Renee S. Morrison 

JSU's EPIC and Field Schools

700 Pelham Road North 

Suite 246 Martin Hall 

Jacksonville, AL 36265 

Office: (256) 782-5697  

Cell: 256-225-2188 

Fax: (256)782-5817


Web address:


Submit items for news releases by using the request form at