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July 14, 2021

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Each issue of the Archaeological Survey Information Bulletin presents topical information of interest to anyone involved in conducting archaeological surveys in the province.


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December 31, 2017

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Assessment excavations were completed in the fall of 2016 at the Spitzee Post (EdPl-13) and the Metke Site (EdPl-10). Recognizing the value of historic resources along these drainages, these ...


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December 31, 2017

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This short paper offers a history of a public engagement initiative of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta called "Report A Find" that stemmed from the need to coordinate accounts of ...


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December 31, 2017

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The 2013 flood has presented an unparalleled opportunity to document historic resources sites exposed by the flood event. In a 2015 flood assessment survey along Tongue Creek, 20 new ...


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December 31, 2017

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This paper reports on the use of terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) to digitally capture the Wearmouth buffalo jump site located (EgPp-26) in south-central Alberta. The resulting datasets provide a ...


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December 31, 2017

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In 2013 and 2014, Lifeways of Canada completed an assessment of the impacts of the 2013 flood of the Bow River on palaeontological and archaeological resources. Assessment studies focused on ...


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December 31, 2017

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As a result of the program initiated by Alberta Culture and Tourism in response to the widespread flooding of 2013, a series of previously unidentified archaeological sites were recorded northwest ...


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December 31, 2017

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Excavations in 2015 at EePj-103, Margaret’s Site, revealed a stratified Protohistoric and Historic Period site. A unique feature of this site is that it has two stratigraphically separate ...


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December 31, 2017

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In 2016, preliminary excavations were conducted at EdPm-7 and EePl-261 along the Highwood River south of Calgary. The sites were heavily impacted by the 2013 floods and continue to be threatened ...


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December 31, 2017

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Historic resources assessments of the impacts the 2013 flood on palaeontological and archaeological resources adjacent to the Bow, Sheep, and upper Highwood rivers in southern Alberta were ...


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December 31, 2017

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The FM Ranch Campsite (EfPk-1), one of the province’s most highly valued archaeological sites, was damaged by the 2013 catastrophic floods along the Bow River in southern Alberta. This study ...


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December 31, 2017

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During the Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program, a total of 72 radiocarbon dates were obtained from 23 archaeological sites. Radiocarbon dates submitted too late to be incorporated into ...


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December 31, 2017

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In 2014, Stantec Consulting Ltd. carried out an in depth survey of the Highwood River valley for archaeological, historic, and palaeontological resources. In addition to revisiting known sites and ...


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December 31, 2017

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During mitigative and exploratory studies undertaken at the FM Ranch Campsite (EfPk-1) in 2015, near-surface geophysical assessment was implemented to help focus archaeological and ...


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December 31, 2017

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Excavations at three archaeological sites located on the Bow River in Calgary or in relatively close proximity to the east were commissioned in 2016 in response to the floods of 2013. These three ...


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December 31, 2017

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In an effort to share research outcomes with the public and heritage community across Alberta, this 37th volume of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta’s Occasional Paper Series is dedicated to ...


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December 31, 2017

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The Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program resulted in the recovery of substantial amounts of archaeological material. Excavations were conducted at highly threatened sites. The artifact ...


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December 31, 2017

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In an effort to share research outcomes with the public and heritage community across Alberta, this issue of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta’s Occasional Paper Series is dedicated to the ...


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December 31, 2017

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Presents the findings of a study of the the private artifact collection, EdPl-40 (the Ramsfield collection), during the 2014 post-flood impact assessment of the Highwood River. The Ramsfield ...


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December 31, 2017

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Alberta Culture and Tourism initiated the Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program following the June 2013 flooding in southern Alberta to understand how historic resources had been affected ...