LITTLE DELTA DUNE SITE
The National Science Foundation prepared and published for public comment a draft Environmental Assessment of the recovery of archaeological materials from the Little Delta Dune Site in near the Tanana River in Alaska. The proposed action includes site access, excavation, recovery of materials, and site restoration.
The final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact are now available on the NSF website at the following links:
- Final Environmental Assessment for Little Delta Dune Site — Executive Summary and Finding of No Significant Impact (PDF file, 804 Kb)
- Final Environmental Assessment — Little Delta Dune Site (PDF file, 181 Kb)
The draft versions are also available at the links:
- Draft Environmental Assessment: Recovery of Archaeological Materials from Little Delta Dune Site, Alaska
- Draft Environmental Assessment: Recovery of Archaeological Materials from Little Delta Dune Site, Alaska (PDF file, 180 Kb)
The EA is pursuant to National Environmental Policy Act. There is also in place a Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) between the National Science Foundation, the Alaska State Historic Preservation Office, the Tanana Chiefs Conference, and the Healy Lake Tribal Council.