geology

Recent Investigation Shows Effects of Ancient Native American Forest Clearing

Recent Investigation Shows Effects of Ancient Native American Forest Clearing

Last summer I wrote about ancient forest clearing practices of American Indians in the Eastern Woodlands region, particularly in reference to the Mohawk and Hudson valleys of New York State.  I focused especially on sites of archaeological and geological data recovery in New York’s Capital District, such as the Goldkrest site in East Greenbush and Collins Lake near Schenectady.