Cultural Resource Management (CRM)

National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) compliance strategies, agency coordination, archeological surveys, historical research, and more.

Headway Environmental can field the qualified experts you need to preserve the past while supporting your efforts to build for a better future.

We’ll guide you through the complexities of compliance and help you identify, protect, and manage cultural and heritage resources such as historic buildings, archaeological sites, cultural landscapes, and traditional cultural properties that may be impacted by your project.

Agency Coordination

Our specialists have decades of experience and enduring relationships with the agencies responsible for cultural and heritage resource management including the National Park Service (NPS), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the many historic and cultural offices at the state level.

We will coordinate all interactions with these agencies to ensure optimal results and help keep your project on schedule.

Archaeological Review and Survey

Headway Environmental archaeologists can provide the systematic and comprehensive assessment of your site to identify and document any archaeological resources or cultural heritage sites that may be present, and help you develop required plans for the management of any potential impacts on those resources.

Our archaeological review and survey capabilities include:

  • Pre-development research of existing maps, aerial photographs, and historical documents
  • Field surveys for physical evidence of past human activity including artifacts, features, or structures
  • Aerial photography and Lidar scanning
  • Production of thorough, high-quality documentation that can bolster your proposals and reports and accelerate approval processes

Historical Review and Survey

Headway Environmental can provide a comprehensive study of the historical importance of the structures, features, or characteristics of your site.

Our historians and architectural historians meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards, and our historical review and survey capabilities include the following:

  • Research of archival material including historical documents, records, and artifacts
  • Consultation with experts and community stakeholders
  • Interviews of persons with personal knowledge or connections to the site
  • Production of thorough, high-quality documentation that can bolster your proposals and reports and accelerate approval processes

Archaeological and Paleontological Preservation and Mitigation

Our advanced archaeologists, paleontologists, and historians provide expert preservation and mitigation services to protect and manage cultural and heritage resources to minimize or eliminate adverse impacts from development or other activities.

Our preservation and mitigation capabilities include:

  • All-digital, non-destructive data capture and processing
  • Cultural and historical resource maintenance, restoration, or rehabilitation
  • 3D modeling
  • High-quality documentation that can bolster your proposals and reports and accelerate approval processes
  • Cultural resource accessibility support services including interpretation, education, and outreach

Construction Compliance

Headway Environmental can work with you to efficiently plan, control, and manage the cultural and heritage resource compliance challenges you face on your construction project site.

Our construction compliance services and capabilities include:

  • Environmental awareness training
  • Pre-construction clearance surveys
  • Monitoring and mitigation plans
  • Treatment plans
  • Construction monitoring
  • Technical reporting

Get the Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Brochure

Streamline your path to the approvals you need.

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