S. Tosh McKetta, MA, RPA

Principal Investigator

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Tosh McKetta

Tosh McKetta

Tosh McKetta has been with CRA since 2008. He works out of the Longmont, Colorado, Office as a principal investigator, project manager, and GIS technician for projects across the west. He is experienced in all phases of the cultural resource processes for Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, The National Environmental Policy Act, and Section 4(f) of the DOT Act. He has conducted extensive field work during his career and authored or coauthored a number of reports involving inventory, excavation, and predictive modeling.

Tosh gained a love of the outdoors through working on the family tree farm in northern Idaho. He received his bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Idaho and his master’s from the University of Montana. He has been working as an archaeologist since 1998. His archaeological experience includes working for the United States Forest Service, universities, and cultural resource management firms in 17 states and British Columbia. His professional interests include the prehistory and History of the Great Plains, Great Basin, and Columbia Plateau. When not in the field, he is an avid outdoorsman who often disappears to go backpacking, cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, or fishing.