Our Services


Archaeological & Cultural Resource Management Services

Drayton Archaeology specializes in archaeological investigations for compliance with local, state, and federal Cultural Resource laws. We offer expertise in cultural resource management (CRM) for any size construction project, environmental review and feasibility studies to help our clients comply with regulatory requirements through:

  • Legal Compliance Survey Reports
  • Archaeological Investigations
  • Impact and Damage Assessments and Mitigation
  • Historic Property Inventory
  • Site Mitigation and Avoidance Planning
  • Laboratory Analysis
  • Human Remains Identification
  • Burial Protection and Recovery

We are specialist who are available to assist our clients through all compliance processes in addressing archaeological issues. We employ experts in precontact (Native American/Indigenous Peoples) and historic period archaeological matters. We are available for work anywhere across the United States. Our staff all hold graduate and undergraduate degrees in archaeology and anthropology from accredited universities and colleges. Our experience extends to all manner of federal, state and local compliance laws and regulations.

We’re experts in federal cultural resource law and compliance, including:

  • 6 U.S.C. 470f and 470h-2(f)
  • 36 CFR part 800, commonly referred to as Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
  • Archaeological Resource Protection Act (ARPA)
  • Native American Grave Protection Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

We also have considerable experience working with state, county, and local compliance, including:

  • State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)
  • Governor’s Executive Order 05-05
  • Many county and local regulations throughout Washington