Cultural Resources Expert, Ryan Howell, RPA, Joins Cardno's Wisconsin/Minnesota Offices
Cardno, Inc., is pleased to announce that Ryan Howell, MA,RPA has joined the firm as an Archaeologist and Cultural Resource Consultant in the company’s Fitchburg, WI, and Fridley, MN, USA offices. He will focus on providing cultural resources services – including historical, archaeological, and tribal consultations and permitting as well as Section 106 and Section 110 National Register of Historic Places compliance services to Cardno clients – throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Ryan has more than 20 years of experience in specialized cultural resources and archaeological work including cultural resource surveys for large infrastructure projects like pipelines, large highway projects, state-wide utility grids, and renewable energy projects such as hydroelectric dams and large windfarm complexes. He is also experienced in providing guidance and mediation between local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and tribal communities, including previous work as a tribal historic preservation officer for the Prairie Island M’dwanketon Dakota community in Minnesota.
“We’re pleased to welcome someone with Ryan’s expertise in prehistoric and historic archaeology to our team,” said Dan Salas, Senior Consultant at Cardno. “His vast project experience and familiarity with Native American cultures will be a valuable asset to our clients and their work.”
Ryan is a National Park Service-certified professional archaeologist and qualified as a Wisconsin Professional Archaeological Surveyor and by the Minnesota Council of Professional Archaeology.