Lecture: Coping with Climate Change 12,000 years ago, An Archaeologist Perspective
Thursday, April 20, 2017
FREE and open to the public
The New Hampshire Archeological Society and the Millyard Museum will host a lecture by State Archaeologist, Richard Boisvert, PhD on Thursday, April 20th, at 6:30 pm in honor of Archeology Month. Please join us for a lecture titled: “Coping with Climate Change 12,000 years ago: An Archaeologist Perspective”
Following global warming at the end of the Pleistocene there was a severe and abrupt return to near glacial climate across the whole Northern Hemisphere. The effects on plant, animal and human populations were profound and unique. This was when people first came to the Northeast and their adaptations to the changing climate are nothing short of remarkable.