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

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

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.

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

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.

A Guide for Archaeologists

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

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

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