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APD Preservation’s founder, Alice Duffee, has a wide range of experience in cultural resource management and environmental compliance. She specializes in historic resource evaluations and historic resource surveys for projects in Sonoma and Napa counties.
As an Environmental Protection Specialist with the U.S. Coast Guard and the General Services Administration, Alice ensured compliance with sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Native American Grave Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Alice also worked as a consultant with several architectural firms, preparing architectural resource surveys, HABS documentation, historic contexts, and NRHP determinations of eligibility.
Her work has included:
Historic Resource Evaluations (HREs) and California Department Parks and Recreation Form 523s for various residential, commercial and non-profit properties in Sonoma and Napa Counties.
CEQA compliance assessments of potential impacts to historic resources
Design consultations for appropriate treatments of historic resources
More than 25 successful Section 106 “no adverse effect” and “no effect” consultations with State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) across the West Coast, as well as Hawaii and Alaska.
Development of Cultural Resource Management Plan for 22,000-acre facility in Kodiak, Alaska.
Development and implementation of 2 cultural resource Memorandum of Agreement (MOAs) in Kodiak, Alaska.
Preparation of two cultural resource surveys for Coast Guard stations in California.
Preparation of statewide cultural resource inventories and database of Coast Guard properties for Washington, California, Oregon, Alaska, and Hawaii.
NRHP determinations of eligibility for numerous individual resources as well as one district and one building typology (Long Range Navigational Aids to Navigation in Alaska).
Preparation of an in-house Programmatic Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the outleasing and eventual disposing of 11 historic lighthouses in Alaska.
Preparation of in-house EAs for construction of 2 new communication sites in Alaska.
Categorical Exclusion Determinations for more than 100 real estate transactions.