This course will help cultural resource specialists recognize and understand the diverse types of archaeological and historic resources associated with mining and related activities. Participants will learn about methods of background research, field recordation, and advanced documentation and study. The course offers advice on evaluating resource integrity, significance, and eligibility for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. It also provides a basis for developing and implementing management actions to protect resources, mitigate adverse effects, and stabilize sites for long-term preservation or interpretive use.
To begin the course:
- Choose "Course Outline Guide" from the menu below.
- Select the video you would like to watch. The class is divided into 8 modules with 1 video per module (transcripts are provided for each video).
- Review and download for future reference the "Historic Artifact ID Guide" and "References"