Founded in 2017, Barron Cultural Resource Consultants operates throughout the Northwestern and High Plains. Our staff have a combined three decades of cultural resource management experience throughout the Rocky Mountain West. Cole Wandler, M.A., our Principal Investigator, is a Wyoming native with over fifteen years of experience on the High Plains. Barron has worked within both the private and public sectors for projects ranging from small telecommunications sites to large multi-state oil and gas pipelines. Barron maintains long-standing relationships with several federal agencies, including the BLM, USFS, BOR, USACE, FCC, and NPS. Our staff have worked extensively in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
Our staff are experts in historic preservation associated with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and various other Federal and State Laws, and can facilitate a multitude of project types, including:
- All aspects of oil and gas development.
- Large Federal undertakings
- Telecommunications projects
- Historic Property reviews associated with the National Environmental Policy Act and the Clean Water Act
Our staff are experts in all aspects of cultural resource analysis, including historic property surveys, viewshed analyses, historic trail evaluation, National Register eligibility recommendations and nominations, construction monitoring, Class I overviews and Class II and III inventories, cultural resource testing and data recovery, ArcGIS, and documentation for Federal and State review.
At Barron, we provide comprehensive solutions to complex historic preservation problems. We pride ourselves on offering cost-effective services and high-quality scientific research and publication. We believe that fostering and maintaining an open dialogue between stakeholders, consultants, and the public is the key to historic preservation management and effective cultural resource consulting.