Tony Ranch Cultural Resource & Ecological Assessment Project

ACS, subconsultant to the Moore/Swick Partnership, recently completed an exciting research project for the Superstition Area Land Trust (SALT). The fieldwork involved the baseline documentation of existing resources and conditions at Tony Ranch in Haunted Canyon, which hosts a unique middle elevation riparian setting for Arizona. Haunted Canyon is known widely by . . . → Read More: Tony Ranch Cultural Resource & Ecological Assessment Project

Cultural Resources On-call Contract, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

In 2007, Reclamation awarded ACS our sixth multi-year on-call contract that covers a broad range of cultural resource tasks throughout Arizona and parts of western New Mexico. Since 2001, we have completed more than 85 separate task orders for Reclamation. Project examples include Class I literature reviews; over 60 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) . . . → Read More: Cultural Resources On-call Contract, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Environmental Compliance Evaluations, Various Clients

Since 2000, ACS has been providing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) for a variety of clients. When required or recommended, ACS’ Phase I services are often packaged with our cultural resource and biological services as a full-service due diligence review for property transactions. In addition to Phase I ESAs, ACS has completed . . . → Read More: Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Environmental Compliance Evaluations, Various Clients

Biological and Cultural Resource Assessments, Copper Springs Mining Exploration, Minquest

ACS was contracted by Minquest to conduct biological and cultural assessments for this mining exploration project on US Forest Service (USFS) land near Globe, Arizona. ACS biologists completed surveys for the Arizona hedgehog cactus and worked with Minquest and the USFS to move drilling locations, establish construction avoidance measures, and conduct postconstruction . . . → Read More: Biological and Cultural Resource Assessments, Copper Springs Mining Exploration, Minquest

Cultural Resource and Biological Review, Pipeline Repair Project, El Paso Natural Gas Corp.

ACS conducted a cultural resource survey and a biological review for a pipeline repair project in Quartzsite, Arizona, on behalf of the El Paso Natural Gas Corporation. The archaeological survey recorded a historical trash dump, which was mapped with intact items identified, but no significant sites. The principal concern relative to biological resources for this . . . → Read More: Cultural Resource and Biological Review, Pipeline Repair Project, El Paso Natural Gas Corp.