Ascent’s cultural resources staff have specialized training in archaeology, historic preservation, architectural history, cultural resources compliance monitoring, and tribal consultation. Our staff meet the requirements of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for archaeology, architectural history, and history. Available services include:

  • NEPA/CEQA/Section 106 compliance
  • Effective Mitigation
  • Archaeological Surveys and Documentation
  • Architectural History Surveys, Documentation, and Evaluation
  • National Register of Historic Places Evaluations
  • California Register of Historical Resources Evaluations
  • Historic Context Statements
  • Construction Compliance Monitoring
  • Archaeological Treatment Plans
  • HABS / HAER Record Documentation
  • Tribal Consultation (AB 52)

Ascent’s cultural resources staff have assisted with CEQA, PRC 5024 and 5024.5, and Section 106 compliance for numerous state, local, and public agencies. They have worked in coordination with various government agencies including the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Forest Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Aviation Agency, Federal Highways Administration, US Department of the Army, and California Department of Transportation.

We offer expertise in documenting built-environment resources from single building evaluations to district-wide surveys for higher education facilities, pre- and post-World War II residential and commercial buildings, prison facilities, agricultural properties, and water conveyance systems. Our archaeological staff have field and reporting experience in the Central Valley, Sierra Nevada foothills, San Francisco Peninsula, Southern California, and the Great Basin, as well as in parts of Nevada and southwestern Arizona. We understand how the regulatory process works in a particular geographic area and can provide you with effective support and tailored guidance to help meet your project objectives.