Cultural Resource Inventory at the Monte Cristo Mining District

Tierra was contracted by the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington State to perform a detailed survey and record sites at the Monte Cristo Mining District and townsite. The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) was preparing for a large-scale clean-up intended to remove contaminated soils from several mines, adits, and processing centers within the old townsite. As part of the clean-up process, a full inventory of cultural resources was requested. 

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 AZ Yucca Ash 2

Tierra recently conducted a 1,296-acre cultural resources survey for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) within the Yucca Ash Clearance Area of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (LCNCA) in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. Mesquite, its growth encouraged by cattle grazing, has invaded much of the grasslands of the LCNCA, and the BLM has undertaken a series of projects to eradicate the species.

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 WA Leudinghaus Bridge 1

Tierra was contracted by Wetland Resources, Inc., to conduct a cultural resources assessment in advance of the construction of a 6-mile-long, 115kV electrical line in Snohomish and Island Counties. The work was performed in support of an U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit and various State and County permits.

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