ALTA staff have extensive experience working with foresters and land managers conducting field inventories for Timber Harvest Plans and Non-industrial Timber Management Plans (NTMP). The Forest Practice Act and the Forest Practice Rules regulate commercial timber harvesting in California. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) functions as the lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act for review and approval of THPs. Our staff are knowledgeable of the latest version of the California Forest Practice Rules and the regulatory requirements for completing a Confidential Archaeological Addendum. ALTA staff have completed dozens of surveys and inspections in support of THP and NTMP projects in northern California.