Association for Washington Archaeology
c/o UW-Burke Museum
PO Box 353010
Seattle, WA 98195-3010
Archaeological and/or Cultural Resource Management Services
CURRENT AWA INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS
AINW (Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc.)
Primary Contact: Jo Reese
Phone: (360) 696-7473 or (503) 761-6605
Alternate Contact: Terry Ozbun
Mailing Address: 3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230
Brief Description of Services: AINW (Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc.), is a full-service cultural resource firm based in Portland, Oregon, providing services throughout Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. AINW was established in 1989 and offers a wide range of archaeological, historical, and architectural history services, with a staff of more than 30 employees. Most of the projects completed by AINW are for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, or with state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances. These studies have been done for a wide range of public, private, and tribal clients throughout the region.
Applied Archaeological Research, Inc. (AAR)
Primary Contact: Bill Roulette
Phone: (503) 281-9451
Alternate Contact: Aimee Finley
Mailing Address: 4001 NE Halsey St, Suite 3, Portland, OR 97232
Brief Description of Services: AAR is a fully licensed, full service, cultural resource management consulting firm. AAR has expertise in all phases of prehistoric and historical archaeology, artifact and faunal analysis, and historic preservation. AAR conducts all size surveys from small-scale to large, complex, multi-site, multi-state monitoring, testing, and data recovery projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. AAR assists its clients in complying with local, state, and federal laws and requirements including NEPA, NHPA Sections 106 and 110, Washington Executive Order 05-05, and other local ordinances. Staff includes experts in documenting aboveground cultural resources, artifact curation, GPS/GIS operations, and remote sensing technologies.
APT-Applied Preservation Technologies, a program of the nonprofit Eppard Vision
Primary Contact: Mary K. Rossi, Program Director
Phone: (360) 920-8908
Mailing Address: PO Box 5914, Bellingham, WA 98227-5914
Brief Description of Services: APT-Applied Preservation Technologies (APT) is a program of the Bellingham-based nonprofit Eppard Vision. Our mission is to preserve stories past by protecting cultural resources and promoting the preservation of our collective history through collaboration, planning, and education. APT offers consulting services and educational programming to a variety of clients, including Native American communities, government agencies, developers, private citizens, and other cultural resource professionals. Our areas of expertise include Cultural Resource Management; Regulatory Compliance (federal, state, local, tribal); Coordination of Archaeological Assessments; Inadvertent Discovery Planning; Cultural Resource Program Development (Native American tribes, government agencies); Conference Planning; and Advocacy.
Primary Contact: Thomas E. Churchill
Website Address: n/a
Phone: (503) 669-9230
Alternate Phone (cell): (503) 819-5600
Mailing Address: 951 NE Linden Ave., Gresham, OR 97030
Brief Description of Services: Archaeological Frontiers is a professional Cultural Resource Management firm providing expertise to a variety of governmental agencies, Native American Nations, and private groups. Archaeological Frontiers was established and then merged with Coastal Magnetic Search & Survey in 1997. The organization has extensive experience in cultural resource management throughout the Pacific Northwest. Experience includes Section 106 compliance, archival research, reconnaissance/survey level fieldwork, excavation (prehistoric and historic sites), monitoring, evaluation of cultural resources (both prehistoric and historic), design and implementation of mitigation programs, and familiarity with federal and state compliance and coordination procedures.
Archaeological Services LLC
Primary Contact: Alexander Gall
Phone: (360) 260-8614
Alternate Contact: Dana Holschuh
Mailing Address: 601 Officers Row, Vancouver, WA 98661
Brief Description of Services: ASCC is a professional cultural resource management firm based in Vancouver, Washington. Our experience includes transportation, energy, government, private industry, and residential projects. We provide expert solutions for managing cultural resources, ensuring that our clients’ projects comply with all local, state, and federal cultural resource laws. ASCC consults proactively with clients and stakeholders throughout a project’s life in order to identify concerns before they become obstacles to project completion. Our experienced staff delivers professional-grade results for our clients in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Architectural History & Archaeology! LLC (AHA!)
Primary Contact: Ann Sharley, M.A., RPA
Phone: (509) 998-5074
Alternate Contact: Fran Hamilton, M.A., RPA
Phone: (206) 353-2186
Website Address: n/a
Mailing Address: 109 S. Holiday Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99016
Brief Description of Services: AHA!, a women-owned small business, provides cultural resources services throughout the Pacific Northwest, including cultural resource surveys, pre-contact and historical archaeological surveys, historical buildings/structures survey and documentation, archaeological testing, archaeological excavation, National Register of Historic Places evaluation, HABS/HAER/HALS and Level II Mitigation documentation, construction monitoring, historical research, and Native American tribal coordination. We regularly assist federal, state, and local governments, Native American tribes, and private clients in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Executive Order 05-05, NEPA, SEPA, and other codes.
ASM Affiliates, Inc.
Primary Contact: Dave Iversen, M.A., RPA
Phone: (360) 572-4870
Mailing Address: 26231 72nd Ave. NW, Suite 104, Stanwood, WA 98292
Brief Description of Services: ASM Affiliates, Inc. is a certified Small Business Enterprise specializing in archaeological and historical studies for compliance with local, state, and federal environmental requirements, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The firm has successfully completed cultural resource investigations for both private sector and public
agency projects throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California. ASM is recognized as a leader in the field of cultural resource management for the quality of our compliance-oriented research and for innovative solutions to environmental resource issues.
Columbia Geotechnical Associates, Inc.
Primary Contact: Dr. Brett R. Lenz
Phone: (509) 933-3081
Mailing Address: 16541 Redmond Way, Suite 244C, Redmond, WA 98052
Brief Description of Services: Geoarchaeology, cultural resource and archaeological survey
Primary Contact: Jennifer Flathman
Phone: (206) 946-8115 or (206) 946-8126
Alternate Contact: Lucy Flynn Zuccotti
Mailing Address: 701 Fifth Ave., Suite 4120, Seattle, WA 98104
Brief Description of Services: DOWL provides a broad range of cultural resources services, including archival research, historic and archaeological survey and inventory, ethnographic and traditional cultural property studies, human remains, mitigation, and consultation. We assist private developers and agencies in permitting and compliance with local, state, and federal ordinances including Washington SEPA, NEPA, Section 106 of the NHPA, NAGPRA, and Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act.
Equinox Research and Consulting International Inc. (ERCI)
Primary Contact: Kelly R. Bush
Phone: (360) 826-4930
Alternate Contact: Sarah Johnson Humphries
Mailing Address: 1229 Cleveland Ave., Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Brief Description of Services: ERCI provides full service archaeology and cultural resource services. We are successful in using creative solutions to complex management problems. We work on large and small projects and maintain a small staff of specialists who pride themselves on excellence in field investigation and reporting. We have a uniquely qualified Biological Anthropologist for human remains identification, and provide trainings to planners, educators, engineers, contractors, tribes, local government and land managers on topics associated with managing cultural resources in Washington State.
ESA Paragon (formerly Paragon Research Associates, LLC)
Primary Contact: Paula Johnson, RPA
Phone: (206) 789-9658
Alternate Contact: Cynthia Reese, Marketing Manager
Phone: (206) 789-9658
Website Address: http://www.paragonresearch.net/
Mailing Address: 5309 Shilshole Avenue NW, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98107
Brief Description of Services: ESA Paragon provides an array of cultural resource compliance services, including surveys, assessments, historic research, geoarchaeology, artifact curation, and maritime archaeology. We provide the expertise and experience to assist clients with SEPA, National Historic Preservation Act (Section 106), Executive Order 05-05, and other cultural resource regulations. With over 60 years of collective experience in the field, our team is skilled at guiding projects through the cultural resources regulatory process. We consistently prepare reports that meet the standards of the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation and other regulators. We are known for conducting work on time and within budget.
Primary Contact: Fennelle Miller, Principal
Phone: (509) 899-2448
Alternate Phone: (509) 962-8730
Mailing Address: 605 North Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Brief Description of Services: FDMC, a 16-year-old Central Washington company registered with the State as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), is experienced at conducting archaeological survey and testing, as well as historic property inventory/survey. FDMC is a sole proprietorship with part-time employees, and thus has very low overhead and low billing rates. However, we employ some of the most experienced employees in the profession, including a historic preservation specialist with more than 30 years of experience and two archaeologists who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards, have worked for three Indian Tribes, and have over 30 years of experience. FDMC simply does more for less.
Fort Walla Walla Museum, Heritage Research Services
Primary Contact: Ashley Morton, M.A., RPA, Archaeology Program Manager
Alternate Contact: James Payne, Executive Director
Mailing Address: 755 Myra Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Brief Description of Services: Heritage Research Services offers services customized for our client’s undertaking, scope of the project, and applicable laws and regulations, including: Archival and Historical Research; Archaeological Monitoring, Survey (reconnaissance and intensive), and Site documentation; Data recovery excavation; Monitoring and Inadvertent Discovery Plans; Section 106 and 110 NHPA and Executive Order 05-05 compliance, State Environmental Protection Act Review; Cultural impact assessments for NEPA; Site significance evaluations for National Register listings; Faunal, lithic, ceramic, and historical material cultural analysis; Archaeological report preparation; Archaeological collections management; Public education and public archaeology; Regional stewardship of artifacts, documents, oral histories, sites and landscapes.
Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA) – Seattle, WA
Primary Contact: Lynn Compas, Sr. Archaeologist
Phone: (206) 343-0226
Alternate Contact: Mary Kappy
Mailing Address: 1904 Third Ave., Suite 240, Seattle, WA 98101-1194
Brief Description of Services: HRA provides consulting services in cultural resource management, litigation support, and historical research. Our expertise enables compliance with Section 106 and Section 110 requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act; the National Environmental Policy Act; state legislation for cultural resources; and National Park Service Cultural Resource Management (Director’s Order 28) requirements. HRA is a small business concern (FAR 19.1), with 17 archaeologists who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s qualifications in Prehistoric Archaeology (including 1 also qualified as a Historic Archaeologist), 23 historians who meet the qualifications in History, and 2 historians who meet the qualifications in Historic Architecture.
Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA) – Portland, OR
Primary Contact: Emily Ragsdale
Phone: (503) 247-1319
Alternate Contact: Mary Kappy
Mailing Address: 1825 SE 7th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Brief Description of Services: see description for HRA-Seattle office above
Primary Contact: J. Tait Elder, MA
Phone: (206) 801-2825
Alternate Contact: Christopher Hetzel, MA
Phone: (206) 801-2817
Mailing Address: 710 2nd Avenue, Suite 550, Seattle, WA 98104
Brief Description of Services: ICF provides full-service identification, evaluation, and mitigation of prehistoric and historical archaeological resources. We provide survey, testing, and evaluation of archaeological sites, research designs, treatment plans, data recovery, artifact analysis, and curation. We are experts in mitigation planning and regulatory compliance, including NEPA, Section 106 of the NHPA, NAGPRA, and state and local requirements in Washington and Oregon. We conduct Native American consultation and
have strong relationships with Pacific Northwest tribes. ICF’s services also include impacts analysis, National Register nominations and eligibility determinations, administrative histories, historic structure reports, archival research, and HABS/HAER documentation.
Primary Contact: Sylvester L. Lahren, Jr. Ph.D.
Alternate Email: Sylvester@lahrenassoicates.com
Phone: (360) 301-5017
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 974, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Brief Description of Services: Lahren Associates (LA) offers unique, client-focused, cultural resources management (CRM) and ethnography consulting services by senior-level CRM and ethnography professionals with decades of experience. LA delivers quality work at small-company, low overhead rates. Principals and Associates meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Professional Qualifications in archaeology and the National Park Service’s Essential Competencies for an ethnographer at the “Full Performance Level (GS-109).” Services: ethnography, tribal consultation research, prehistoric/historic archaeology, osteology, architectural history, historic preservation, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. LA is based in Washington and has associates across WA, OR, ID, MT, UT, CO, and NV.
NW Cultural Resource Services
Primary Contact: Lara Rooke
Phone: (425) 610-7581 (office) / 206.356.0163 (cell)
Website: www.nwcrs.com (coming soon!)
Mailing Address: 2416 NE 143rd Street. Seattle, WA 98125
Brief Description of Services: NWCRS is a women-owned, small business that provides a broad range of cultural resource services, including archaeological assessments, historic building inventories, literature and records reviews, resource evaluations, data recovery excavations, construction monitoring, and report writing.
Pacific Northwest Archaeological Services (PNWAS)
Primary Contact: Dale R. Croes, Ph.D.
Phone: (360) 789-9687
Mailing Address: 1219 Irving Street SW, Tumwater, WA 98512
Brief Description of Services: Pacific Northwest Archaeological Services (PNWAS) provides a broad range of cultural resources services including regional archaeological surveys, formal site testing and report writing. PNWAS also offers artifact analysis, as well as cleaning, conservation, identification and laboratory analysis of perishable wood and plant fiber artifacts and macroflora. We specialize in microscopic identification by cellular analysis of archaeological wood, plant material and charcoal. Professional reports are provided as part of these services.
Plateau Archaeological Investigations, LLC
Primary Contact: David Harder
Alternate Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone/Fax: (509) 332-3830
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 714, Pullman, WA 99163
Brief Description of Services: Plateau Archaeological Investigations conducts archaeological and cultural resource contracting and consulting, including Section 106, SEPA, NEPA, E.O. 05-05, and JARPA surveys for federal and state agencies, municipalities, utility companies, engineering firms, and private organizations. We also conduct historical research and perform “desktop” and “WISAARD” reviews. Our reports satisfy the requirements of any funding agencies, state departments or agencies, and any tribal entities who may comment as interested parties.
Rosario Archaeology LLC
Primary Contact: Mark Hovezak
Phone: (360) 756-5207
Mailing Address: 3754 Greenville St., Bellingham, WA 98226
Brief Description of Services: Rosario is a fully insured professional cultural resource management firm. Rosario specializes in cultural resource survey/assessment, archaeological excavation, laboratory analyses, and construction monitoring and works closely with tribal, federal, state, county, and municipal officials to identify, document, describe, map and protect cultural resources. Rosario also works with utility districts, construction companies, environmental consultants, engineering firms and private property owners to accomplish their projects while assuring compliance with applicable laws. Rosario has completed over 100 projects in NW Washington since January 2004. Project reports are filed at the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
Tierra Right of Way
Primary Contact: Jennifer Hushour
Phone: (206) 363-1556
Mailing Address: 17553 15th Avenue NE, Shoreline, WA 98155
Brief Description of Services: Tierra is a woman- and minority-owned business providing cultural resources services throughout Washington State. Operating since 1989, our services include surveys for SEPA/NEPA review, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits, Executive Order 05-05, and Section 106 of the NHPA; Tribal Consultation; Construction Monitoring; Archaeological testing and mitigation; Artifact analysis; Historical research; and Historic structure documentation. Our clients include various PUD’s, Telecom companies, private and commercial developers, State and Federal agencies, municipalities, and Environmental and Engineering firms. We strive to work with our clients and help them through the regulatory process, work within their timeframe, and coordinate with the necessary agencies and Tribes.
Willamette Cultural Resources Associates, Ltd. (WillametteCRA) – Seattle, WA
Primary Contact: Robert Kopperl, Ph.D
Phone: (206) 397-1487
Alternate Contact: Stephenie Kramer, M.S.
Mailing Address: 650 South Orcas, Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98108
Brief Description of Services: Willamette Cultural Resources Associates, Ltd. (WillametteCRA) is a full-service cultural resource management firm. Our in-depth knowledge of state and federal cultural resource requirements allows us to provide our clients with a full-range of professional services in all areas of cultural resource management, prehistoric and historical archaeology, architectural history, and ethnographic research. WillametteCRA is able to assist you with archaeological surveys and testing, data recovery excavations, monitoring of construction activities, archaeological assessments and evaluations for National Register eligibility, and Traditional Cultural Properties studies that are designed to meet federal, state, and local government historic preservation compliance requirements.
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Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. (Amec Foster Wheeler)
Primary Contact: Jason B. Cooper
Phone: (425) 368-0953
Alternate Contact: Emily Scott
Phone: (425) 368-0951
Mailing Address: 11810 North Creek Parkway N., Bothell, WA 98011
Brief Description of Services: Amec is an international project management and engineering service firm that provides comprehensive cultural resource services through our large and diversified in-house capabilities. We provide state-of-the-art cultural resource services and pride ourselves on providing quality and cost-effective archaeological services to our clients. Amec maintains the current standards for archaeological investigations and reporting for states in the western U.S. We adhere to these guidelines and standards at all times and abide by the code of ethics outlined by the RPA. Our staff members also meet the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for work in prehistoric archaeology, historic archaeology, history, and architectural history.
Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants
Primary Contact: Sarah Amell, Principal
Website Address: www.AquaTerraCRC.com
Phone: (360) 359-6701
Mailing Address: 5518 Trosper Lake St SW, Tumwater, WA 98512
Brief Description of Services: ATCRC (www.AquaTerraCRC.com) is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firm located in Olympia, Washington, specializing in providing full service cultural resource management and regulatory compliance assistance services to private property owners, local agencies, districts, state, federal agencies, and tribes.
Archaeological Cultural Resource Management Consultants, LLC (ACRMCO)
Primary Contact: Jennifer DeRose, MA, RPA
Phone: (208) 874-2240
Mailing Address: 510 N. 4th St., Suite B, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Brief Description of Services: ACRMCO is a woman-owned small business providing cultural resource management consulting services. ACRMCO helps clients meet NHPA Section 106, CERCLA, NEPA, NAGPRA, SEPA, E.O. 05-05 and other legal regulations through the following: Tribal, State, and inter-agency consultation, ethnohistoric research, interviews & transcriptions, archaeological survey, testing, data recovery, artifact identification & curation, damage assessments, GIS spatial mapping, monitoring, National Register and HABS/HAER documentation, Traditional Cultural Properties, Cultural Resource Management Plans, Federal certification assistance for Tribal repositories, program development, collections management, inadvertent discovery plans, creative mitigation, programmatic agreements. Personnel meet Federal Secretary of Interior Standards and are hazwoper & mine safety trained.
Archaeological and Historical Services (AHS)
Primary Contact: Stan Gough, Director
Phone: (509) 359-2239
Alternate Contact: Stephen Emerson, Program Director
Mailing Address: 201 Isle Hall, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004
Brief Description of Services: Since 1980, Archaeological and Historical Services (AHS), an Eastern Washington University grant and contract research program, has provided cultural resources management services for project planning/development to clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. AHS specializes in aiding clients with meeting local, state, and federal archaeological and historical resources compliance requirements. The uniquely qualified AHS full-time professional staff provides consulting services designed to provide compliance with cultural resources regulatory processes, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA—Section 106 Compliance), as well as Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and Governor’s Executive Order 05-05.
Archaeological Macroflora Identification (AMI)
Primary Contact: Melanie M. Diedrich, MA, RPA
Phone: (360) 480-2502
Alternate Email: email@example.com
Mailing Address: 2417 Buker St., SE, Olympia, WA 98501-2902
Brief Description of Services: AMI provides processing services and analysis for archaeology projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Melanie Diedrich, owner, has specialized training in flotation and fine-sieving of archaeological bulk soil and feature samples to isolate, identify, and analyze preserved botanical remains. Melanie has developed a digital photographic library of native PNW seeds for paleobotanical comparison and a cataloged collection of native seeds. She has collected a full PNW botanical research library and has experience working with material from both wet- and dry-sites on both sides of the Cascades. As a graduate of the Burnely School of Professional Art, she provides botanical and artifact illustration (see website).
Atkins North America
Primary Contact: Sandra P. Pentney, MA, RPA
Phone: (858) 514-1083
Mailing Address: 3570 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92130
Brief Description of Services: Atkins, a diversified environmental and engineering firm, offers a full range of cultural resource expertise with a special emphasis on permit and compliance requirements. Our interdisciplinary staff is fully accredited and has experience throughout the state in all levels of archaeological investigations, literature and record searches and historic architecture studies. The firm has worked extensively with the review procedures of the Texas Historical Commission and federal permitting agencies. Completed projects include reservoirs, parks, roads, housing developments, airports, mines, treatment plants, landfills, pipelines, wells, transmission lines, and well pad sites.
Primary Contact: Candace Gossen, PhD
Phone: (971) 222-5112
Alternate Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1338, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Brief Description of Services: Environmental Archaeology specializing in paleoecology, cultural adaptation, climate change, deforestation, drought. Methods: coring lakes and peat bogs, oxygen isotopes, palynology, ecological design, plant medicine and ethnobotany, excavation and survey, education and teaching field archaeology. NA Prehistory, Mayan, Anasazi and South Pacific Islands currently on San Juan Island. French-Indian from bayous of Louisiana. Experience: 13 years Easter Island-coring crater lakes, lithic mulch and water management, plant medicine, reforestation. Desert SW-Solar Architecture, archaeo-astronomy, petroglyphs, water management. Poverty Point-Earthworks, architecture, trade and migration Rio Bravo Conservatory, Belize and Guatemala-Ma’ax Na and temple archaeology including agriculture in bajos.
Burns Paiute Tribe-Cultural and Heritage Department
Primary Contact: Diane Teeman
Phone: (541) 573-8096 office; (541) 413-1190 cell
Alternate Contact: Sonya Dick
Alternate Email: email@example.com
Alternate Phone: (541) 573-8090
Mailing Address: 100 Pasigo St., Burns, OR 97720
Brief Description of Services: Cultural Resource Management; Archaeological survey and testing; Section 106 Compliance; NRHP eligibility determinations and nominations; archaeological monitoring; artifact analysis.
Caldera Archaeology, LLC
Primary Contact: Camille Mather
Phone: (360) 332-2600
Alternate Contact: Ed Arthur
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 944, Bellingham, WA 98227
Brief Description of Services: Caldera Archaeology specializes in archaeological investigations for compliance with local, state, and federal Cultural Resource laws. We offer expertise in cultural resource management for any size project and help clients comply with regulatory requirements. Our services include: Archaeological investigation; Site Forms/Historic Property Inventory; Laboratory Analysis; Impact Mitigation; Monitoring; Human Remains and Burials; Report Production; Interagency Consultation; Eligibility Testing and Nomination; Washington State Archaeological Excavation Permits; Excavation/Inadvertent Discovery Plans
Primary Contact: Jennifer Ferris
Phone: (206) 269-0104 office; (206) 239-7390 direct
Mailing Address: 801 Second Avenue, Suite 700, Seattle, WA 98104
Brief Description of Services: Cardno is an environmental consulting firm with offices located throughout the US. We specialize in cultural resource management, biological and ecological sciences, environmental compliance, natural resource management, environmental economics, and GIS. We are known for providing solutions to complex environmental problems including cultural resource mitigation, Indian tribe consultation, historical and archaeological site assessment, agency coordination, permitting and compliance, resource management, and natural resource damage assessments. Cardno’s CRM expertise includes historical and archaeological studies for projects in compliance with Section 106 of NHPA, Section 4(f) of the DOT Act, NAGPRA, NEPA, SEPA, and the Governor’s Executive Order 05-05.
Cascadia Archaeology, LLC – Seattle, WA
Primary Contact: Randall F. Schalk, Ph.D.
Phone: (206) 366-0337
Alternate Contact: Meg Nelson, Ph.C.
Mailing Address: PO Box 51058, Seattle, WA 98115-1058
Brief Description of Services: Cascadia Archaeology, LLC is a consulting firm that specializes in archaeological and historic preservation in the Pacific Northwest. We provide a wide variety of cultural resources management and planning services to help our public and private sector clients achieve their preservation goals and permit requirements. We provide services for projects of all sizes, ranging from small cultural resources assessment, survey and monitoring projects to some of the largest data recovery projects completed in Washington. Thorough knowledge of historic preservation laws and regulations and a strong commitment to sound research underpin all projects undertaken.
Cascadia Archaeology, LLC – Sedro-Woolley, WA
Primary Contact: Stephen Kenady
Phone: (360) 661-1161
Alternate Contact: Randall F. Schalk
Mailing Address: 5319 Cedar Ridge Place, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Brief Description of Services: Cascadia Archaeology, LLC is a consulting firm that specializes in archaeological and historic preservation in the Pacific Northwest. We provide a wide variety of cultural resources management and planning services to help our public and private sector clients achieve their preservation goals and permit requirements. From our Sedro-Woolley office we serve northwest Washington, conducting cultural resources assessment, survey, monitoring, testing, and data recovery projects. We have extensive practical experience assisting engineering and construction professionals in the protection of cultural resources in island and coastal settings.
Central Washington Anthropological Survey
Primary Contact: Shane J. Scott MS
Phone: (509) 963-1289
Alternate Contact: Sarah Huntington Steinkraus
Phone: (509) 963-1890
Mailing Address: 400 East University Way, Mail Stop 7523, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Brief Description of Services: Central Washington Anthropological Survey (CWAS) has operated as a CWU Grants and Contracts group since 2005. CWAS has completed archaeological surveys, historic property management plans, site and district national register nominations, and large scale excavations pursuant to mitigation. CWAS operations are under the direction of Shane J. Scott, who meets the Secretary’s Standards for Archaeology and holds a research assistant faculty position with the CWU Anthropology Department. CWAS employs one full time archaeologist, Sarah Huntington, MS, who meets the Secretary’s Standards and has a breadth of experience, including international archaeological fieldwork, skeletal analysis, and GIS/GPS for data collection and analysis.
Columbia Historical Consulting
Primary Contact: Susan Ellis
Phone: (509) 338-0990
Alternate Phone: (509) 633-3111
Mailing Address: 313 Columbia, Coulee Dam, WA 99116
Brief Description of Services: Columbia Historical Consulting is a small cultural resources consultation firm offering personal service to a variety of clients including government agencies, private developers, and contracting firms. Our Secretary of Interior qualified archaeologists, anthropologists, and architectural historians are experts in federal, state, and local cultural resources regulations. We also specialize in tribal and state consultation, traditional cultural property evaluations, architectural inventories, ethnographic and historic research, and GIS mapping. We strive to assist clients in managing cultural resources needs in the most professional, timely, and cost effective manner possible.
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation History/Archaeology Program
Primary Contact: Guy Moura, Program Manager
Phone: (509) 634-2693
Alternate Contact: Aaron Naumann
Phone Number: (509) 634-2696
Mailing Address: History/Archaeology Program, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA 99155
Brief Description of Services: The Colville Tribes’ History/Archaeology Program has been conducting cultural resources management work for more than 40 years, but our knowledge of local culture dates back many millennia. We are experts in archaeological survey, traditional cultural property inventory, historic structure documentation, ethnographic study, museum collections, curation work, and cultural repatriation. Using the latest techniques and equipment, the History/Archaeology Program has extensive experience assisting federal, state, and local agencies, as well as private proponents, meet their cultural resources compliance needs.
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Cultural Resources Protection Program
Primary Contact: Catherine Dickson, Principal Investigator
Phone: (541) 429-7231
Alternate Contact: Teara Farrow Ferman, CRPP Manager
Phone: (541) 429-7230
Mailing Address: 46411 Timíne Way, Pendleton, OR 97801
Brief Description of Services: Section 106 compliance; traditional cultural use studies; archaeological investigations (prehistoric & historic); literature review; monitoring; inventory,
National Register evaluation, resolution of adverse effects; cultural sensitivity training; cultural resource management; GPR investigations
Cultural Resource Consultants, LLC
Primary Contact: Margaret Berger, Principal Investigator
Phone: (206) 855-9020
Alternate Contact: Sonja Kassa, Projects Manager
Mailing Address: c/o Ballard Labs, 1416 NW 46th St, STE 105 PMB 346, Seattle, WA 98107
Brief Description of Services: CRC is a women-owned small business offering services for the identification, evaluation, & management of cultural resources to help clients meet their compliance & historic preservation needs. Capabilities include cultural resources sensitivity evaluation; literature searches; cultural resources surveys to locate, identify, and evaluate archaeological sites & historic structures; data recovery & mitigation excavations; historic context studies; geomorphological/geoarchaeological investigations; cultural resources discipline reports for environmental assessments & impact statements; archaeological monitoring; NRHP Nominations and HABS/HAER recordation. CRC prepares technical reports, regulatory documents for state & federal compliance, cultural resources mitigation plans, Memoranda of Agreements, permit documentation, & cultural resources inventory forms.
Cultural Resources Consulting
Primary Contact: Genavie Thomas
Phone: (503) 358-4019
Mailing Address: 2825 SE Ambleside Dr, Gresham, OR 97080
252 Shady Lane, Shaw Island, WA 98266
Brief Description of Services: Cultural Resources Consulting (CRC) is a sole proprietorship, professional archaeological and cultural resources consulting firm, established in 2006, located in Gresham, Oregon and Shaw Island, Washington. CRC specializes in archaeological services that include historic and ethnographic research and field investigations throughout the Pacific Northwest. Projects provide clients with recommendations for cultural resources management planning and preservation. CRC provides consultation with private clients, as well as city, county state and federal agencies, Tribes, and Universities. Each project is approached with a full appreciation for the client’s needs and is accomplished by effective planning, project management, cost control, and knowledgeable technical support.
Drayton Archaeological Research
Primary Contact: Garth L. Baldwin, MA, RPA
Phone: (360) 739-3921
Mailing Address: PO Box 5424, Bellingham, WA 98227-5424
Field Journal Archaeology Inc.
Primary Contact: Merrilie Gunnier-Torres
Phone: (509) 307-9048
Alternate Contact: Jillian Taylor
Mailing Address: PO Box 728, Yakima, WA 98907
Brief Description of Services: Field Journal Archaeology Inc. is a certified woman/Native American owned disadvantaged business (DBE) which provides a wide ranging suite of cultural resources compliance services to local and State government agencies, Federal government agencies, and private land owners. Maintaining offices in Eastern and Western Washington State, the Field Journal team provides services throughout the Pacific Northwest, with team leaders having had performed as principle investigators on projects ranging from small single-day investigations to multi-year projects covering large geographic areas and/or dealing with multiple project components.
Geosciences Management International, Inc.
Primary Contact: Maury Morgenstein, PhD, RPA
Phone: (510) 295-3216
Alternate Contact: Malia Johnson, MS
Phone: (503) 999-9696
Mailing Address: 450 S. Walnut Dr., Monmouth, OR 97361
Brief Description of Services: CRM, Section 106 and 110 compliance, NRHP eligibility determination and nominations, surveys, archival research, archaeological monitoring, site evaluation, mitigation, testing and data recovery. Archaeometry and Geoarchaeology: lithics and ceramics provenance, geochemistry, petrography and micromorphology, site formation, age dating, soils classification, site stratigraphy, sedimentology, geomorphology and glacial geology. Geophysics: including ground radar, magnetics, EM remote sensing
Golder Associates, Inc.
Primary Contact: David Wilcox, MA, RPA
Phone: (920) 491-2500
Alternate Phone: (920) 461-8738
Mailing Address: 2247 Fox Heights Lane, Suite A, Green Bay, WI 54304
Brief Description of Services: Golder Associates Inc. (Golder) specializes in ground engineering and environmental sciences. Golder is part of a global organization providing consulting, design, and construction services in the areas of earth, the environment, and energy related areas. Golder has more than 6,000 people operating in local companies, with offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. Approximately 55 permanent archaeologists are located in our North American offices. Approximately 20 senior level archaeologists are located in our western region offices and hold a M.A. or Ph.D. in Anthropology or Archaeology, as well as numerous years of experience.
Harris Environmental Group, Inc.
Primary Contact: Lisa Harris
Phone: (253) 533-7760
Alternate Contact: Jennifer Norman
Phone: (520) 628-7648
Mailing Address: 1516 N. Steel St., Tacoma, WA 98406
Brief Description of Services: Harris Environmental is an award-winning environmental consulting firm specializing in natural and cultural resources of the Western U.S. We are certified as a Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) (No. 305299), HUBZone (No. 45147), and Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned firm. In business since 1993, we hold a General Services Administration (GSA) contract 899 schedule (GS10F0457R) and have worked with many federal agencies. Our primary NAICS is 541620. We are registered in the System for Award Management (DUNS Number: 804640290).
Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA) – Olympia, WA
Primary Contact: Chrisanne Beckner
Phone: (360) 943-9241
Alternate Contact: Mary Kappy
Mailing Address: 203 4th Ave. E, Suite 506, Olympia, WA 98501
Brief Description of Services: see description for HRA-Seattle office above
Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA) – Spokane, WA
Primary Contact: Steve Dampf, Project Archaeologist
Phone Number: (509) 624-0441
Alternate Contact: Mary Kappy
Mailing Address: 1325 W. First Ave., Suite 202, Spokane, WA 99201
Brief Description of Services: see description for HRA-Seattle office above
Institute for Archaeological Studies
Primary Contact: Alison Stenger
Phone: (503) 292-5862
Mailing Address: 4905 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Suite 8, Portland, OR 97225
Brief Description of Services: IAS is a 501(c)3, a non-profit corporation. We do primarily State, Federal, County, and City projects involving both prehistoric and historic cultural resources. Our specialties are in the preliminary identification of cultural materials and saturated faunal specimens and their stabilization. We also work with the paleontological community, and manage paleoarchaeological site testing and interpretation.
Primary Contact: J. Jeffrey Flenniken, Ph.D.
Phone: (970) 389-9798
Alternate Contact: Pam Trautman (Olympia, WA)
Phone: (360) 943-3388
Mailing Address: PO Box 2466, Silverthorne, CO 80498
Brief Description of Services: Lithic Analysts has provided our clients with the highest quality
technical support since its inception in 1985. This support will guide the client through the compliance process for laws and regulations on the federal, state, county, and local levels, including the Section 106 process for the National Historic Preservation Act and the Governor’s Executive Order 05-05. We are committed to assuring that all documents prepared by Lithic Analysts adhere to the legal requirements of federal and state cultural resource laws and regulations as well as reporting guidelines established by the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP).
Lower Columbia Research & Archaeology LLC
Primary Contact: Melissa Darby, MA
Phone: (503) 281-0204
Mailing Address: 3327 NE Simpson St, Portland, OR 97211
Brief Description of Services: Melissa Darby, MA, is principal investigator for Lower Columbia Research & Archaeology LLC and an expert on historic artifact analysis, historic research; she is a noted authority on Native American Architecture of the Northwest Coast and interior regions of western Oregon and Washington. Lower Columbia provides cultural resource expertise for small to medium-sized compliance-related projects subject to Section 106, SEPA, and NEPA. The company provides cultural resource surveys (both architectural and archaeological), testing, and mitigation for compliance-related projects on both private and public lands. Melissa Darby meets the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeologist, Historian, and Architectural Historian.
Northwest Anthropology LLC
Primary Contact: Darby Stapp
Phone: (509) 554-0441
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1721, Richland, WA 99354
Brief Description of Services: NWA LLC conducts basic cultural resource assessments of agency and private sector undertakings. We specialize in preliminary assessments to provide the client with a risk-based opinion on the level of effort that should be taken to avoid unnecessary delays and expenses. We also conduct NEPA and NHPA Section 106 reviews. We work primarily in the Mid-Columbia River region of Washington. Our expertise lies in identifying and assessing impacts to traditional cultural properties and determinations of archaeological potential through background research and field sampling. Specialties includes ethnobotany,
historical archaeology, and tribal consultations. We also publish the Journal of Northwest Anthropology.
Primary Contact: Martin E. Adams, Archaeoentomologist
Phone: (503) 863-9167
Website: coming soon!
Mailing Address: 9011 N. Drummond Ave, Portland, OR 97217
Brief Description of Services: Paleoinsect Research specializes in the identification and analysis of insect remains at archaeological sites. Insect remains in these contexts are a virtually untapped resource that can provide a wealth of information about past climates and environments, personal hygiene and living conditions, subsistence practices, and more. Furthermore, insect remains can be recovered in a variety of matrices, including peat deposits and privy deposits, in both prehistoric and historic contexts. Whether you are interested in identifying a single insect found at your site or a full-scale data recovery, e-mail Martin to find out what Paleoinsect Research can do for you!
Primary Contact: Christopher Landreau
Alternate Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (509) 952-5130
Mailing Address: PO Box 2215, Yakima, WA 98907
Brief Description of Services: Reiss-Landreau Research (RLR) is a complete cultural resources management consulting company, providing a wide range of services in archaeological and historical resources compliance survey, analysis, evaluation, and technical expertise. We are
available throughout the year for project work and consultations. We have conducted hundreds of compliance projects in the Pacific Northwest since 2002. Archaeologists for Reiss-Landreau Research meet and exceed U.S. (36 CFR part 61) standards for archaeology and historic preservation research and analysis.
Spokane Tribe of Indians Preservation Program
Primary Contact: John Matt
Phone: (509) 258-4060
Alternate Contact Person: James Harrison
Mailing Address: 6187 Agency Loop, PO Box 100, Wellpinit, WA 99040
Brief Description of Services: The Spokane Tribe is a sovereign nation that has resided in what is now Northeastern Washington for millennia and is thus uniquely qualified for cultural resource and historical work in the area. The Spokane Tribe historic preservation office has qualified staff available for a variety of cultural resource projects and permit requirements including monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery. The program meets the Secretary of the Interior and Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation standards for conducting historic preservation and consulting work. Please contact program head John Matt at 509-258-4060 for more information on our services.
Primary Contact: Jonathan Haller
Phone: (520) 490-3304
Mailing Address: 950 Francis Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Brief Description of Services: Stateline GIS provides GIS consulting and services to environmental and archaeology (CRM) firms. Through stand-alone service or staff augmentation we provide: Cartography, Spatial Analysis, Data Management, Field Data Collection, Mobile Field Technology, Database Design, Visual Impact, and Cloud Based Data Management.
Statistical Research, Inc.
Primary Contact: Edgar K. Huber, Ph.D., RPA
Phone: (360) 918-8621
Alternate Phone (cell): (520) 977-0406
Alternate Contact: Sarah Van Galder, RPA
Mailing Address: 1110 Golf Club Road, Suite 102, Lacey, WA 98503
Brief Description of Services: SRI has the staff, facilities, equipment, and expertise to conduct all types of CRM projects, regardless of scale or complexity. Our in-house expertise includes prehistoric and historical archaeology, history, architectural history, and collections management. Our staff expertise includes soil science, remote sensing, satellite imagery, cartography, geospatial/geographic information systems (GIS), and geophysical analyses. Services include Archaeological Testing, Records Checks – Literature Searches, Archaeological Data Recovery, Geoarchaeology – Paleoenvironmental Services, Archaeological Monitoring, Historic and Architectural Surveys – Documentation, Intensive Field Surveys, Mitigation Plans – Historic Properties Treatment Plans, NRHP Nominations, Building Condition Assessments – Evaluation, Management Planning, Bioarchaeology and Human Osteology, Native American
Consultation, Historical and Ethnographic Research.
Stell Environmental Enterprises, Inc.
Primary Contact: Michael Chidley
Phone: (206) 790-9672
Alternate Contact: Amy Altimare
Phone: (610) 286-0100
Mailing Address: 180 Nickerson St, Suite 105, Seattle, WA 98109
Brief Description of Services: A woman-owned small business, Stell is highly experienced in conducting cultural resource investigations and compliance support for a wide range of clients in all regulatory contexts, including Section 106, NEPA, SEPA, DOT Section 4(f), and Governor’s E. O. 05-05. Stell provides Phase I and Phase II archaeological investigation; historic buildings and structure inventories; National Register evaluations; Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record documentation; ethnographic overviews; memoranda of agreement, cultural resource management and mitigation plans, interpretive brochures, and popular publications. We also offer third-party coordination and other assistance to agencies in support of discussions and negotiations with Native American tribes.
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Primary Contact (Seattle office): Amber Earley
Phone: (206) 781-1909, ext. 6701
Alternate Contact (Portland office): Dr. Mike Cannon
Phone: (206) 781-1909, ext. 4743
Mailing Address: 221 1st Ave W, Suite 206, Seattle, WA 98119
Brief Description of Services: SWCA is celebrating 30 years of cultural and natural resources management across the western US. Our Pacific Northwest Region offices – located in Seattle,
Portland, and Anchorage – provide cultural resources consulting services for federal, state, and local agencies, tribes, and private entities, regularly assisting clients with NHPA Section 106, NEPA/SEPA, and Executive Order 05-05 compliance projects. SWCA staff members are experienced in conducting NRHP eligibility studies, preparing EIS documents, and writing discipline reports. Our team of archaeologists, architectural historians, and historians can use this experience to customize an approach that works for your project, whether simple or complex.
Primary Contact: Agnes F. Castronuevo, M.A., RPA
Phone: (425) 771-3304
Alternate Contact: Patrick Garrison, M.S., RPA
Phone: (425) 771-3304
Mailing Address: 21905 64th Ave W, Suite 100, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Brief Description of Services: Terracon Consultants is an employee-owned consulting firm providing quality services to clients from 140 offices across 40 states. The firm’s Environmental Department provides the following services: Cultural Resource Management; Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III archaeological survey, testing and investigation; Section 106 and SEPA compliance; archaeological monitoring, and artifact analysis.
Primary Contact: Lyle Nakonechny
Phone: (206) 550-3401
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 500, Ocean Park, WA 98640
Brief Description of Services: Transect Archaeology is a small business that specializes in archaeology and cultural resources. Transect Archaeology provides services to a diverse range of public and private clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. Transect Archaeology assists its clients with the process of Section 106, WA Executive Order 05-05, and other federal, state, and municipal cultural resource laws.
Versar, Inc. (formerly Geo-Marine, Inc.) – Boise, ID
Primary Contact: Tabitha G. Burgess, RPA (Beth)
Phone: (208) 690-3279
Alternate Contact: Christopher D. Noll, RPA (Chris)
Phone: (208) 690-3320
Mailing Address: 5918 W. Victory Rd, Boise, ID 83709
Brief Description of Services: Versar is an environmental and construction management consulting firm with over 37 years of experience providing quality, innovative, cost-effective solutions for cultural resources, environmental, and construction management. We serve our clients from corporate headquarters in Springfield, Maryland, and offices in 10 other states throughout the US, including Idaho and Washington. Our Cultural Resources Division in Plano, Texas, consists of a talented team of archeologists, geoarchaeologists, ethnographers, architectural historians, and GIS specialists. We approach each project as your project partner, not as a contractor. Our collaborative approach, combined with our nationwide expertise and regulatory knowledge provides low-risk, high performance results that save time and money,
while taking projects from concept to reality.
Versar, Inc. (formerly Geo-Marine, Inc.) – Yakima, WA
Primary Contact: Nancy A. Kenmotsu, Ph.D.
Phone: (509) 965-3020
Mailing Address: 101 N 48th Ave., #6B, Yakima, WA 98908
Brief Description of Services: Versar is an environmental and construction management consulting firm with over 37 years of experience providing quality, innovative, cost-effective solutions for cultural resources, environmental, damage assessments, and construction management. We serve our clients from corporate headquarters in Springfield, Maryland, and offices in 10 other states throughout the US, including Idaho and Washington. Our Cultural Resources Division in Plano, Texas, consists of a talented team of archeologists, geoarchaeologists, ethnographers, architectural historians, and GIS specialists. We approach each project as your project partner, not as a contractor. Our collaborative approach, combined with our nationwide expertise and regulatory knowledge provides low-risk, high performance results that save time and money, while taking projects from concept to reality.
Wessen and Associates
Primary Contact: Gary Wessen
Phone: (360) 385-1988
Mailing Address: 905 56th St., Port Townsend, WA 98368
Primary Contact: Delia Lee Hagen
Phone: (406) 728-4611, ext. 113
Mailing Address: 1111 E. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
Brief Description of Services: WGM Group is a Missoula, Montana-based multi-disciplinary consulting firm established in 1969. WGM offers a range of historical and cultural resource consulting services, including cultural resource inventories and evaluations, NHPA (Sec. 106/110) and DOT (Sec. 4f) review and compliance, NRHP/ NHL nominations, and HABS/HAER documentation, as well as historic and prehistoric archaeological surveys, site evaluation, testing, excavation, data recovery, monitoring, mitigation, and artifact analysis. Additional services include cultural landscape analysis, special historical studies, architectural history and historic preservation, literature and records reviews, archival research, Ethnohistory, outreach, interpretation, NEPA compliance, agency consultation, permitting, planning, GPS/GIS, Total Station, cartography, and LiDar scanning.
Primary Contact: Rosie Brownell
Phone: (503) 372-3550
Mailing Address: 9755 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97225
Brief Description of Services: Archaeology and Historic Preservation. Our Archaeologists and Historic Preservation Specialists can perform the following: Section 106 compliance, Archaeological field inventory surveys, Archaeological testing and data recovery, Archaeological permitting and compliance, Archaeological monitoring of construction activities, Architectural survey and inventory, National Register Determinations of Eligibility, Archival and historical research.
Willamette Cultural Resources Associates, Ltd. (WillametteCRA) – Portland, OR
Primary Contact: David V. Ellis
Phone: (503) 281-4576
Alternate Contact: Paul S. Solimano
Mailing Address: 2827 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, Portland, OR 97212
Brief Description of Services: Cultural Resources Management, Archaeological Survey, Traditional Cultural Properties (TCP), Historic Preservation Management Plans, Ethnography