Director, Natural Resources Division
PHONE: (858) 307-1125
The Natural Resources Division is responsible for Cultural Resources Management and Compliance aboard MCAS Miramar. Primary resources of management and conservation concern involve archaeological sites in the undeveloped portions of the Station. The Flying Leatherneck Museum is managed separately by the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation.
History of Miramar
The land currently occupied by the Station has been used for diverse activities, and has passed through several hands throughout its history, including those of three nations, many private citizens, and all four branches of the United States military. Detailed History of Miramar
Federal Laws and Applicable Regulations
NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT
Curation of federally-owned artifact collections
Curation of Federally-owned and Administered Archeological Collections (36 CFR 79)
DoD, DoN, USMC Policy
Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP)
· Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plan
· Areas Surveyed for Cultural Resources
· Section 106, National Historic Preservation Act Consultations:
- The Natural Resources Division staff for the Environmental Management Department processes these consultations on behalf of MCAS Miramar. Action proponents are responsible for ensuring the preparation of documentation needed to support Section 106 consultations. Documentation requirements are described in the National Historic Preservation Act links above.
· All archaeological artifacts from MCAS Miramar are curated at the San Diego Archaeological Center under contract.
- Collection Preparation Guideline (SDAC)
Impacts & Risks
Objectives and management actions can be viewed here: