Cultural Resources

Aspen’s professional staff includes specialists in the history, prehistory, and archaeology of California, the Great Basin, and the American Southwest. Aspen employs credentialed experts proficient in a range of related disciplines, and uses specialized consultants as necessary to address unique project needs. Our understanding of historic preservation and environmental laws allow us to guide our clients through the regulatory process and efficiently meet project schedules and goals. Aspen’s services and capabilities include:

  • NEPA/CEQA Compliance
  • NHPA Section 106 and 110 Compliance
  • National Register Assessment and Nomination
  • Coordination with State and Federal Regulatory Agencies
  • Native American Consultation and Coordination
  • Native American Graves Protection Act Compliance and Plans
  • Archaeological Field Surveys, Evaluation, and Data Recovery
  • Construction Monitoring and Mitigation
  • Technical Reports
  • Management and Treatment Plans
  • Record Searches and Literature Reviews
  • Archival and Historical Research
  • Cultural Resources Overviews
  • Historic Context Development
  • Section 106 Agreement Documents (PAs, MOUs, and MOAs)
  • Ethnography and Ethnohistory
  • Oral History
  • Interpretive and Educational Programs
  • Public Engagement and Outreach
  • Geographic Information Systems Analysis and Integration
  • Global Positioning System Mapping and Surveys

To learn about the recently enacted Assembly Bill 52 and its effect on the CEQA process, click here.

Featured Project

Desert Harvest Solar Project

The Desert Harvest Solar Project is a solar photovoltaic facility that will generate 150 megawatts of electricity on an approximately 1,200-acre site characterized by undeveloped, non-agricultural land managed by the California Desert District of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The project is located south of and adjacent to the Desert Sunlight...

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