I will be speaking at the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) next Spring in Albuquerque on a panel for best practices related to amateur and professional Archaeologists cooperation. I’ve spoken at the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) in the past on similar topics. I’ll post more specifics as details emerge, and bring back takeaways.
When we ask permission to access private property, what impacts whether people will say yes or no? We must understand the motivations and habits of information consumers. So I read a lot of research like this about how people behave. When it crossed my desk recently and I immediately thought about how it applies directly to
“Freestyling” your way to great hunting spots in the countryside. It’s amazing how many great places you can hunt just by plugging in some small towns in your GPS and hitting the road. A bit of planning will make it more successful. My “yes” percentage is quite high at non-manicured homes in rural settings. I