SEARCH is a federally certified woman-owned business that provides the full spectrum of cultural heritage services. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 4,000 of projects for federal and state/local governments as well as private sector clients. SEARCH has provided consultation services in compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, Section 4(f), Native American Graves Repatriation Act, and the Archeological Resources Protection Act, among others. Staff have long-standing relationships with state agencies such as the Maryland Historical Trust and have served on the Board of Directors for the Archaeology Society of Maryland. By integrating science, technology, and creativity, SEARCH harnesses the power of the past to advance the projects, places, and people it serves.
Dovetail Cultural Resource Group (Dovetail) is a federally certified woman-owned small business and certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) specializing in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) services. Dovetail has nearly 50 archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, historic preservation planners, GIS experts, and public outreach professionals who perform the full gamut of CRM services. We have completed over 1,000 CRM studies in the region for federal, state/municipal, and private sector clients. Dovetail has provided extensive consultation services in compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, Section 4(f), Native American Graves Repatriation Act, and the Archeological Resources Protection Act, among others. We have established successful relationships with regulatory agencies such as State Historic Preservation Offices (e.g., Maryland Historical Trust). Our depth of staff, local cultural resource expertise, and regulatory expertise allows us to provide a full range of cultural resource services to help our clients move their projects forward. We understand that our task as a consultant is to assist our clients in achieving their project goals, while ensuring that cultural resources are evaluated and considered appropriately during that process.