Janet Joyer is the Forest Archaeologist for Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest, where she has spent most of her career. In 1977, she received a BA in anthropology from the University of Colorado. She did graduate work at Washington State University, specializing in archaeology. She was employed by the University of Missouri for two years, conducting archaeological research. Her Forest Service career began in 1981 on the former Rogue River National Forest. She was Forest Archaeologist on the Siskiyou National Forest for twenty-four years before heading up the program for the combined Forests in 2007.
Siskiyou National Forest
The Siskiyou Forest Reserve was created on March 2, 1907; within two days, it was renamed the Siskiyou National Forest. The boundaries of the forest fluctuated in the early years, particularly on the southern boundary with the Klamath National Forest. By 1956, with a major land exchange north of the …