Expertise throughout southern Nevada, southern California, Utah and Arizona.
1180 Center Point Drive, Suite 100, Henderson, NV 89074
Phone: (702) 982-3691
Located in Henderson, Nevada, the Desert Branch oversees Far Western’s operations in southern Nevada, southern California, Utah, and Arizona. Daron Duke, Ph.D., serves as the Branch Director alongside a staff that includes seven full-time archaeologists. This staff specializes in cultural resources management throughout the Desert West. Our primary expertise is in the Great Basin and Mojave deserts, where we carry in-depth understanding of the archaeological record and best cultural resources management practices. Clients benefit from our long-standing relationships with federal agency personnel and record of excellence with large-scale compliance projects, including inventory and effects mitigation.
Closely integrated with our main office, in Davis, California, the Desert Branch serves as a regional, full-service administrative, and operational arm of Far Western. Our capabilities include comprehensive laboratory analysis and curatorial processing, GIS, and both print and electronic forms of public outreach.