ICF helps environmental planners take into account the complex interplay of regulations affecting archaeological and historic sites and assists with all aspects of investigations, including inventory development, evaluation, project planning, and management.
We have developed long-term, productive relationships with various stakeholder groups, including U.S. federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as private-sector firms. We also have an extensive history of supporting U.S. tribal nations.
ICF offers in-house expertise in areas such as prehistoric archeology field work, mitigation planning, and compliance with regulations, including:
- U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
- U.S. National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
- U.S. Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
- State regulatory compliance requirements
ICF also uses our skills in public education and outreach to help clients implement cultural resource mitigation initiatives, such as public-benefit programs. These services include:
- Interpretive display design
- Publication preparation
- Historic resource video preparation
- Photographic documentation