UNDERSTANDING OUR PAST. REDEFINING THE FUTURE.

Like a small ember reigniting a campfire, heritage has the power to light our way forward. We work with industry and community to understand the past and solve problems in the present, creating sustainable growth alongside our partners.

INDUSTRY

Ember Archaeology helps clients minimize their impact in the places they work. We are one of the largest teams of archaeology permit-holders in Alberta, partnered with foresters, biologists and IT experts. Our team delivers unrivaled reliability, efficiency and adaptability at every step.

Community

Unearthing the past doesn’t only capture imaginations. It also provides an extraordinary chance to understand the human experience. From community and youth archaeology to municipal heritage plans, our goal is to connect people of all ages and backgrounds to the past through customized programming.

By Brian Leslie

September 10, 2021

Edible Plant Series – Cattails

Did you know that cattails are edible? Unlike wild mushrooms, which can be difficult to identify and poisonous, most people can easily recognize cattails (Typha latifolia). It is difficult to mistake a two meter tall plant with a large, brown, fluffy corndog-looking thing at the top, for something like water hemlock. Juvenile plants are more

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By Vincent Jankunis

September 1, 2021

A tangible moment in time…

“What is the coolest thing you have found?” – In this article Vince describes what he considers to be one of the coolest finds of his archaeological career.

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By Brian Leslie

March 26, 2021

What a Sweet Spot!

Have you ever been outside enjoying nature and thought to yourself – this sure is a sweet spot! Whether you are camping, fishing, hunting, or just enjoying the outdoors, there are certain aspects of our favorite spots that make them ideal and cherished. Nice sheltered level ground near the river – great for camping and

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PHILOSOPHY

We believe in working collaboratively and openly, so that stories of the past are learned and shared. We learn these stories from artifacts and the other evidence left by those who’ve gone before us.

Our Work

What we’ve learned

No two days are the same in the archaeology field, and we want to take you along! Subscribe to our blog for new digs and finds, community learning, historical stories and more.

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