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We look forward to providing you with full-service cultural resource management. We will help you identify cultural resources and consider the effects of actions on all types of historic properties. We are specialists in completing cultural resource inventories with experience in identifying the widest array of historic and prehistoric site types. We report according to the State Historic Preservation Office and agency standards with efficient and effective technology in the field, lab, and office.

Experienced professionals in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, ethnography, and planning, we provide expertise in:

  • Site discovery, testing, evaluation
  • Construction monitoring
  • Cultural resource survey
  • Historic properties
  • Traditional Cultural Properties (TCP)
  • Human osteological identification
  • Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
  • Working with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Cultural Resource Management (CRM) training
  • Determining eligibility for the National Register


The Advantages of ERCI:


  • Excellence in customer service - Kelly R. Bush our Principal Investigator is always available for consultation
  • Experience facilitating the issues and interests of a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Close control of projects by the Principal Investigator
  • Twenty two years in a wide range of industry experiences
  • A broad knowledge base among our consultants

Trainings and Workshops:


ERCI offers professional development workshops for teams responsible for project planning and implementation. Our workshops include:

  • Removing the Mystery of Section 106. This half-day or full-day session is an introduction to the federal laws, consultation, players, and process steps addressing the planning tool that is Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Unanticipated Discoveries Protocols in your Project Area. This workshop is custom made to help train project personnel to recognize the indicators of cultural resources within a specific project area. We can help craft an efficient protocol that can be used to train all levels of your project Implementation Team.  Our qualified field specialists are familiar with site types specific to your project area.
  • Traditional Cultural Properties. Management of sensitive properties. TCPs can be a complex property to manage. This workshop takes some of the mystery out of the process of identification and evaluation and explores options that have been used successfully in projects both large and small.