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As an 8(a) firm, we provide the flexibility and responsiveness of a dynamic small business, with the government-proven infrastructure of a large business to minimize performance risk and maximize cost effective and efficient project execution.


Ahtna Environmental, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ahtna, Inc., an Alaska Native Regional Corporation (ANC) with 8(a) and Small Disadvantaged Business certification from the Small Business Administration.

We are an established self-performing contractor that specializes in the execution of time-sensitive, complex, and multifaceted environmental, engineering, construction, and professional services projects for government and commercial clients.

Our multidisciplinary professional staff includes scientists, engineers, construction supervisors and craft labor, and records management personnel with decades of experience.

We also have Program and Project Management staff with various professional certifications including:

  • Registered Professional Geologist
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Qualified SWPPP Practitioner
  • Qualified SWPPP Developer
  • LEED™ Accredited Professionals
  • Qualified Commissioning Providers (QCxP)

We have the resources in place to manage multiple, concurrent task orders and contracts, including surge requirements at locations nationwide. We also have expertise in successfully executing projects with complex logistics and site conditions, from remote/austere/arctic conditions in Alaska that require chartered planes, helicopters, and barges to move people and materials, to highly visible public and residential sites that require rigorous stakeholder and community relations efforts.

With a strong repeat business rate and continued annual growth in revenues, Ahtna has a proven track record in successfully completing projects as a result of our strong work ethic and outstanding client service.

Our diverse government portfolio includes work for the Alaska Army National Guard, Defense Commissary Agency, Federal Aviation Administration, General Services Administration, Social Security Administration, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, the US Army Corps of Engineers, NAVFAC, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.

On the commercial side, we have successfully supported a variety of oil & gas firms as well as other government prime contractors.

About Our People

Ahtna Inc. shareholders are mainly comprised of Ahtna Athabascan people of the Cantwell and Copper River Region of Southcentral Alaska. Ahtna Koht’aene (Ahtna People) take their name from the indigenous word for the Copper River, which flows through Ahtna land.

Today, Ahtna Inc. supports and represents over 1,700 shareholders, many of whom still reside in the Copper River Region. Since its founding, Ahtna’s mission remains the same, to preserve, strengthen, and enhance the cultural identity that has existed for thousands of years.

Tsin’aen! (Thank you)