PaleoWest provides state-of-the-art cultural-resource consulting services to plan your project around archaeological sites, historic properties, traditional cultural properties, and other cultural resource constraints.
Our approach is creative and professional, and our extensive experience and connections with regulatory agencies and tribes allow us to navigate you around potential pitfalls. If constraints are unavoidable, our experience and creativity ensure that your project stays on track. Our services include:
- Consultation under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
- Archaeological surveys and cultural resource inventories
- Ethnographic consultation
- National Register eligibility assessments
- Archaeological testing
- Paleontological services
- Archaeological excavation, materials processing, cartography, analysis, and reporting
- Planning for compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act
- Planning for compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and other federal, state, and local regulations
- EA and EIS support for National Environmental Policy Act compliance
- Expert witness testimony
PaleoWest has some of the most expert senior archaeology consultants in the Intermountain West and Southwest. Our firm is staffed and trained to accelerate the project permitting process while working with you to resolve potential conflicts and constraints related to cultural-resource regulatory compliance.
Innovation and Technology
Our team is both experienced and fully up-to-date with the latest technologies to get the work done quickly and productively. For instance, our field staff uses iPad tablet computers to incorporate locational, descriptive, photographic, and cartographic archaeological site data when recording sites in the field. Synched from the field into PaleoWest’s central server, this iPad-based system then outputs agency-customized site forms and the narrative portions of survey reports. This proprietary data-collection system has reduced site-recording time in the field by 40 percent, eliminated transcription errors, and streamlined report production, site-card preparation, and cartographic drafting time.