Cultural resources

We apply thought leadership and technical expertise to help clients meet their cultural resources regulatory obligations.

Federal, state, and local regulations recognize the public’s interest in cultural resources and the public benefit of preserving them. These regulations require qualified professional cultural resources specialists to consider how a project might affect significant cultural resources.

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Providing defensible, schedule-conscious solutions

Our nationwide team of cultural resources experts specializes in the development of cultural resources studies and programs to defensibly comply with our clients’ cultural resources regulatory obligations. Our experienced Secretary of the Interior qualified archaeologists, architectural historians, cultural landscape specialists, historians, and historic architects develop appropriately scaled and defensible work approaches and deliverables. We have helped our clients navigate their cultural resources obligations on some of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects across the United States.

Our services

  • Regulatory compliance (Section 106 of the NHPA, National Environmental Policy Act, Section 4f and 6f of the National Transportation Act, and state environmental regulations)
  • Programmatic solutions– including programmatic agreements, memoranda of agreements, policy documents
  • Archaeological inventory, evaluation, data recovery, and monitoring
  • Historic built environment survey, evaluation, and mitigation
  • Cultural landscape and historic district evaluation and documentation
  • Preservation planning
  • Historic property database development and management
  • Public history and public archaeology – including interpretive programs, oral histories, curation, and collections management

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Our work

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Improving air quality, climate resilience, and equity analysis

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Environmental Impact Report for San Diego’s Regional Plan

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Transforming pastureland into a productive tidal marsh

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Technology modernization for energy and environmental impact

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Environmental effects from offshore wind turbine foundations

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Designing passage for humans above and fish below

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