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Learn more about this list of known human burial sites in Wisconsin.

For Properties with Burial Sites

Learn the steps to nagivate the application process to get a tax exemption under Wisconsin burial sites law.

Read this information before planning a project inside a cemetery or mound group.

What laws affect home burial? Read this before you create a burial site on private property.

Who are the Board members and what do they do? Find out here.

Learn how this landowner handled the discovery of human remains on her property.

Learn about the benefits of cataloging a human burial site, from property tax exemptions to membership on the Registry of Interested Persons.

Learn about the procedures for handling publicly-owned or abandoned burial sites.

What steps should you take to research burial sites prior to conducting a field project? Read more to find out.

What to do if you notice a human burial site being destroyed or damaged.

A Guide for Archaeologists

Ensure you are complying with Wisconsin's burial sites laws.

Working Within the Boundaries of Cemeteries and Mound Groups

Do you need to disturb a cemetery or mound group? Planning to build, plant, or work in a cemetery or Native American mound group? Read this first.

What You Can Do

Do you want to know how to protect a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn several ways to preserve cemeteries and Native American mounds.

What to do if You Think a Cemetery is Not Being Properly Maintained

Are you concered about an overgrown or neglected cemetery? Learn what you can do to help.

Learn how this landowner turned burial sites on his land into an asset.

Learn how cataloged human burial sites in Wisconsin are given greater protection under Wisconsin State Law

Learn what the standards and expectations are for archaeologists working within Wisconsin's human burial sites.

Learn about current Wisconsin Historical Society guidelines for the documentation of human burial sites.

Don't panic! Stop what you are doing and read this article. The Wisconsin Historical Society can help.

Your Rights Under Wisconsin State Law

Are you unhappy about a decision to move or protect a human burial site? Find out the process to request an appeal.
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