SEARCH Wins $25 Million Contract from USACE Mobile District

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District has awarded SEARCH a $25 million cultural resources services Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) that will include multiple various projects over the next five years. SEARCH will provide archaeology, underwater archaeology, and historic architecture support to the Mobile District and the South Atlantic Division's (Mobile, Jacksonville, Savannah, Charleston, and Wilmington Districts) customers on Civil Works and Military projects anywhere in the United States (including Hawai'i and Alaska), Central America, and South America. 

June 02, 2015

PIANC Dredging and Port Construction Guidance Document Published with USA Contributions by SEARCH and USACE Mobile District

The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has released the publication "Dredging and Port Construction: Interactions with Features of Archaeological or Heritage Interest." Researchers from eight countries contributed case studies to the report; the USA was represented by the USACE Mobile District and SEARCH.

    The publication is free to download and can be found here:

    PIANC is a worldwide non-political and non-profit technical and scientific organization established to promote both inland and maritime navigation by fostering progress in the planning, design, construction, improvement, maintenance, and operation of inland and maritime waterways and ports and of coastal areas for general use. 



    January 19, 2015

    SEARCH Wins $20 Million Contract from USACE Ft. Worth District

    SEARCH wins a $20 million/3-year IDIQ MATOC from the USACE Ft. Worth District to provide archaeology, underwater archaeology, and historic architectural services for military and civil engineering projects across the US and US Territories. 


    August 07, 2014

    ZweigWhite Hot Firm List Ranks SEARCH #87

    SEARCH is honored to be ranked 87th on the 2014 ZweigWhite Hot Firm List of the “100 fastest growing architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental [and cultural] firms in the United States and Canada. These are the firms that have outperformed the economy and competitors to become leaders in their chosen fields. In an industry comprised of over 100,000 firms, those who have made the list have demonstrated their ability to grow, prosper and be recognized among the elite 100 fastest-growing firms.”

    “Getting on the ZweigWhite Hot Firm list is a tremendous achievement,” said Mark Zweig, firm founder and CEO. “That’s especially true now the economy is doing better,” Zweig added. “The goal post is getting higher!”



    July 15, 2014

    EBJ Interview with SEARCH Vice President

    Environmental Business Journal discusses SEARCH's approach to cultural resource management and its standing in the industry in an interview with James Pochurek, SEARCH Vice President


    June 10, 2014

    SEARCH is Honored to Support the NHHC in POW Flag Conservation

    This historic flag was conserved under SEARCH's contract with the NHHC. SEARCH currently provides collections management and conservation services to the NHHC which has resulted in the preservation of thousands of artifacts, textiles, and historic objects, many with fascinating stories.

    April 08, 2014
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    Environmental Business Journal Awards

    SEARCH was recognized by the Environmental Business Journal for Business Achievement: Small Firms and Project Merit: Habitat Restoration for the Chassahowitzka Headspring restoration project.


    March 12, 2014 – Environmental Business Journal Business Achievement Award winners accept honors in San Diego, California.

    From left to right: Anne V. Stokes, President and Principal, SEARCH; James Pochurek, Vice President and Principal, SEARCH; Erika Sawyer, Western Regional Manager, Marstel-Day; Kiran Gill, President, PARS Environmental; Julie Erickson, Federal Program Manager, Stell Environmental; Grant Ferrier, President, Environmental Business International, Inc.


    March 12, 2014 – Environmental Business Journal Project Merit Award winners accept honors in San Diego, California.

    From left to right: Paul Fennelly, Sr. Vice President, AECOM; Alec Hart, Environmental Services Practice Lead, MWH Global; Anne V. Stokes, President and Principal, SEARCH; James Pochurek, Vice President and Principal, SEARCH; Grant Ferrier, President, Environmental Business International, Inc.



    February 26, 2014

    BOEM POCS Report

    SEARCH is pleased to announce the final publication of Inventory and Analysis of Coastal and Submerged Archaeological Site Occurrence on the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf  (POCS) for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). The POCS study area measures approximately 250,000 square miles and consists of 1-mile-wide strip of land along the coast stretching from the U.S./Canadian border to the U.S./Mexican border and extending westward 200 miles to the edge of the offshore planning area or the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). ICF International (ICF) led the multidisciplinary team that included SEARCH and Geoarchaeological Research. The study presents data on significant archaeological sites, Traditional Cultural Properties (TCPs), built environmental resources, shipwrecks, potential culturally sensitive submerged landforms, coastal and submerged site potential, and paleolandscape reconstructions. The results of this study will be used by BOEM in the evaluation of future exploration, development, and transportation plans for offshore energy projects. SEARCH authors include Jason Burns, Jeff Enright, Andrew Roberts, Nick Linville, and Ed Salo. This important study is available for download on the BOEM website: 

    February 26, 2014
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    Archaeology Magazine Features SEARCH2O Florida Springs Project

    The Chassahowitzka headspring restoration project yielded artifacts representative of every period of human occupation in Florida, including a Suwanee point dating to 10,000 years ago. 

    February 12, 2014