October 2020 Archaeology Update

What is Happening Now at the Headwaters Site For the past several months the investigation team has been organizing, processing, and interpreting the data gathered during the Big Dig. The Headwaters site is rich in information, and quite a bit of time has been spent by the team in these tasks. A quick summary is […]

Week 24 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of March 13 Hello out there from beautiful New Braunfels! While it started out as a pretty damp little Wednesday here, the sun is out now and it’s absolutely gorgeous Spring-is-almost-here weather outside! Perfect for all those folks visiting for South-by… Not too bad for the Headwaters Excavation Crew either! […]

Week 23 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of March 6 It’s March! I gotta be honest. When we first planned all of this out, we definitely did not expect the crews would still be out here digging at this point (thanks a LOT, rain, you meanie-head…), but here we are! Looking at the bluebonnets pop up along […]

Week 21 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of February 20 Week 21 Update – Burned Rock Midden Demonstration Week!  Hi there, everyone! Welcome back for another edition of our Excavation Update! While the work is moving along pretty well, it’s kinda more of the same of late. We wanted to mix things up a bit so we […]

Week 20 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of February 13 Down Week Edition It’s almost Valentine’s Day, everyone! That means, if you’re like me, it’s right about time to say, “Oh, shoot! It’s almost Valentine’s Day!” We hope that you have your friends and loved ones in mind as you look forward to the downhill side of […]

Week 19 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of February 6 Special Lab Edition!(Special Guest Blogger: Lab Director, Dr. Katherine Seikel) Excavation has been moving right along in Blocks A and D this week, qhilw Mindy’s new cover over Block C allowed work to continue there. (They call it “the Thunderdome” – but we don’t think it’s for […]

Week 18 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of January 30 The POLAR-LAR-LAR VORTEX-EX-EX-EX is sweeping through the midwest this week and there are some REALLY cold temperatures out there in some parts of the country. Everyone out there in the thick of it, we hope that you are staying safe and warm. We appear to have dodged […]

Week 17 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of January 23 Hello there, everyone. It’s that time again! Another week of excavation is behind us and I hope you all are enjoying the updates. Did anyone see the Blood Moon over the weekend? It was cold out there, but we did! This week, the crews continued to work […]

Week 16 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of January 16 It’s the middle of January already?!? Well, yeah… I guess it would be. It’s been a week since the last time we checked in. I hope everyone is having a good first half of the month and is looking forward to a great second half! If anyone […]

Weeks 13-15 Update

Archaeology Update for the Week of January 9 Happy New Year, everyone! All of us working on the Headwaters Big Dig hope that you had a wonderful holiday and are looking forward to a great 2019! I was excited this year because I got some nice socks from Santa! You know you’re a boring grown-up […]