About Us

With a staff of over 25 professionals, Kautz Environmental Consultants, Inc. has provided innovative solutions for our clients' cultural resource related issues since January, 1994. We are active throughout the western states including Nevada, California, Idaho, Utah, and Oregon.


We can help to avoid costly project delays by maintaining communication with, and between, client and agency. Our emphasis is on problem solving to reconcile budgets and schedules by facilitating cooperation between interested parties.


Kautz Environmental Consultants, Inc. conducts all levels of cultural resource activity from the smallest surveys to major mitigation efforts, providing prehistoric, historic, and architectural resource compliance for the following:

  • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
  • Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA)
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
  • American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA)
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Truckee Meadows Regional Plan
  • State of Nevada, Utility Environmental Protection Act (UEPA)
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Licensing Application (FERC)

Safety is a top priority at KEC. All field archaeologists have MSHA and OSHA 10 certification. KEC also maintains a drug-free workplace.