What We Do

Applied Archaeological Research, Inc. provides high quality archaeological and historic preservation services to a wide variety of agencies, companies, and individuals to assist them in meeting cultural resource compliance requirements.

AAR conducts all types of archaeological field studies including predeterminations surveys, formal surveys, site assessments, and site mitigation projects. AAR prepares archaeological site management plans, historic preservation documents, chapters included in Environmental Assessment and Environmental Impact Studies, and site damage assessments. AAR conducts architectural and historical building surveys and evaluations and prepares National Register of Historic Places nominations forms.

Our Services

AAR includes specialists in documenting and assessing the significance of above ground cultural resources and archaeological resources.  AAR provides high quality archaeological and historic preservation services to a wide variety of agencies, companies, and individuals to assist them in meeting cultural resource compliance requirements.

Cultural Resource Compliance

AAR assists its clients in complying with a wide variety of local, state, and federal laws and requirements.  These include:

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • National Historic Preservation Ac t (NHPA), including Section 106 and 110
  • Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA)
  • Native American Graces and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
  • All Northwest state mandates including Washington SEPA, Executive Order 05-05, Oregon Goal 5, and local ordinances including Clark County, Vancouver, and Camas, Washington.