Saskatchewan Archaeology - 1980-2016
Saskatchewan Archaeology Permit Totals
Saskatchewan Archaeology Permit Types
Saskatchewan Historic Resource Impact Assessment (HRIA) Permits
Overview, Reconnaissance, Inventory, and Assessment - 'concerned with the prediction, location and documentation, and evaluation of archaeological resources and potential impacts during the initial design stages of development planning.' Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 8
A comprehensive permit is for more than one project under the same developer; all projects under a comprehensive permit would be considered HRIA projects.
Saskatchewan HRIA/Mitigation Permits
Mitigation permit for a project resulting from an HRIA. - 'Mitigation follows directly from inventory and assessment study and is concerned with managing unavoidable adverse impacts prior to or during project construction.' Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 8
Academic research refers to scientific investigations, including surveys, collections, and excavations, which are professionally conducted and reported, and result in substantive contributions to Saskatchewan archaeology. Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 1
Saskatchewan Type A (Research) Permits
Saskatchewan Type B (Avocational) Permits
Type B 'research is generally limited avocational archaeological site survey and surface artifact collection with less stringent reporting requirements'. Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 1
Previously used for a regional survey by an avocational archaeologist.