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Topics: Environment Audience: Researchers Information Type: publications

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September 27, 2019

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This tribute article is a dedication to an influential archaeologist in Alberta – Terry Gibson. The article introduces the 39th issue of the Occasional Paper Series, which is dedicated to Terry Gibson.


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September 27, 2019

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This article summarizes archaeological features called bone uprights that appear at sites in Alberta and across the northern plains. Bone uprights are vertical animal bones (usually bison) that were embedded in the ground and served several purposes for pre-contact people.


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September 1, 2019

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Results of the moose aerial population count surveys for the 2018 hunting season in Alberta. The surveys were conducted in Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) 320. The primary objectives of this survey were to assess the status of moose populations in WMU 320 by determining a population estimate based...


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July 24, 2019

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The swing of things: Contributions to archaeological research in Alberta, 2018 is part of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta. This issue contains a series of archaeology articles that inform research, management practices, and methods in Alberta.


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July 1, 2019

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Results of the bighorn sheep aerial population count surveys funded by the Wild Sheep Foundation for the 2018-2019 hunting season in Alberta. The surveys were conducted by helicopter in Sheep Management Areas 7 and 8 (comprising Wildlife Management Units 439, 440, 442, 444, 445 and 446).


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July 1, 2019

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Results of the aerial ungulate (mule deer, white-tailed deer, moose and elk) population count surveys for the 2018-2019 hunting season in Alberta. The surveys were conducted in Wildlife Management Unit 224.


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June 17, 2019

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The listing of historic resources identifies lands that contain or are believed to contain historic resources, including primarily archaeological and palaeontological sites, Aboriginal traditional use sites of a historic resource nature, and historic structures. Issued twice a year, it provides...


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December 14, 2018

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The Vertical Series type of Indigenous rock art is found at only a handful of sites across the northern Great Plains. Discovery of a new site is therefore significant. In 2012 the Glenwood Erratic in southwestern Alberta was reported as a heavily vandalized rock art site. Inspection, however,...


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December 14, 2018

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Stone production debris (debitage) is the most common artifact type found at archaeological sites in North America. A significant time investment is required to catalogue debitage from large assemblages. Conventional thought holds that, because lithic tool manufacture is reductive, the attributes...


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April 18, 2018

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The listing of historic resources is a tool that may assist developers, industry representatives and municipalities in determining if a proposed development might affect historic resources. The listing identifies lands that contain or have a high potential to contain historic resources, including...