We can help you through the HRIA Process
White Spruce Archaeology Inc. makes sure our clients are in full compliance with all government regulations and guidelines.WSA Landowner Brochure
- Do you require a Heritage Resource Impact Assessment (HRIA)?
- Did you receive a letter from the Archaeological Assessment Services Unit (AASU)?
- Are there concerns with the current proposed plan?
WHAT WE DO
- Apply to the Manitoba Heritage Resources Branch (HRB) for the necessary Heritage Permit to conduct an HRIA
- Work with HRB to identify best practices for the HRIA
- Request known archaeological site data from HRB
- Review available literature and maps about the area, examine current study area conditions to assist in the identification of heritage potential
- Conduct a review and summarize what is known about the archaeology, history, and prehistory of the study area.
- Conduct archaeological field work with qualified archaeologists
- Document the area of pedestrian survey using the tracking function on a GPS
- Record the location of all excavated test pits using a GPS
- Document the types of soils found in test pits in notes, sketches and/or photographs
- Write a full report and make recommendations about the area regarding its archaeological potential to satisfy the requirements established by HRB