Our diverse staff of seasoned professionals provides expert support with the complex regulations that affect archaeological and historic sites. We assist with all aspects of cultural resource investigations, including evaluation, project planning, and project management.

NWB professionals have extensive experience with the following clients: 

  • San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
  • Southern California Edison (SCE)
  • Department of the Navy
  • City of San Diego
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • National Park Service (NPS)
  • California Department of Parks and Recreation
  • County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Rural Development Utilities Program (RDUP)
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

NWB Environmental Services, LLC is a San Diego-based cultural resources management (CRM) firm specializing in a comprehensive array of archaeological services, with an emphasis in Section 106 Review for telecommunications and other utility projects. Our blend of technical expertise, familiarity with regional issues, and appreciation for the sensitivity and emotions tied to cultural concerns uniquely qualify us to help you achieve your desired outcomes.

We provide these services:

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance
  • ​Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Compliance
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Compliance
  • Large-Scale Intensive and Reconnaissance Surveys
  • Mitigation Development and Implementation
  • Architectural Historic Services
  • Native American Coordination and Support Services
  • Record Searches & Predictive Planning
  • Historic & Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Telecommunications Section 106 Review
  • ​Cultural Resource Evaluations, Impact Assessments, and Nominations
  • ​Archaeological Monitoring & Data Recovery Services
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Services


We offer innovative and cost-effective solutions to ensure regulatory compliance and project success. NWB’s Principal Investigator, Dr. Susan Hector, RPA, brings over 40 years of experience in environmental planning and has prepared more than 300 technical reports for federal, state, and local agencies. In 2014 she was recognized with the Society for California Archaeology's (SCA) David A. Fredrickson Lifetime Achievement Award.

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