AES’s cultural resources staff has an in-depth working knowledge of cultural resources standards, guidance, and regulatory compliance at the federal, state, and local level including Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), the California Register of Historic Resources (CRHR), the California Public Resources Code (PRC), the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), and the Native Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).

  • Background and archival research
  • Cultural resource inventories
  • Evaluation of cultural resources
  • Archaeological site testing and data recovery
  • Consultation with Native Americans, governmental agencies, and other interested parties
  • Preparation of technical reports and CEQA/NEPA sections
  • Development of mitigation and treatment measures
  • Laboratory processing and artifact analysis
  • Preparation of research designs, data recovery plans, and inadvertent discovery plans
  • Preservation planning
  • Construction monitoring and cultural resources training
  • Section 106 consultations and compliance