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- Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Student Paper Competition
The National Council for Preservation Education and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Student Paper Competition.
- Environmental Groups Win Round in Battle Over Blair Mountain
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday that conservation groups have standing to get involved in the fight over Blair Mountain.
- Call for Abstracts - Learning from the Reservation: Using the Traditional Cultural Place Perspective for Better Decision Making in a Diverse Cultural Landscape
The National Council for Preservation Education is hosting a conference to highlight and share the innovative work that applies the Traditional Cultural Place perspective beyond its application to Native American historic resources to identify, document and mitigate impacts to properties important to other cultural groups.
- National Trust Charleston Field Office is Moving
Next Thursday, September 4th the Charleston Field Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation will be moving to a new location.
- Help Make Pullman a National Park
Today, efforts are underway to designate the Pullman Historic District as a National Park so that future generations will know the uniquely American stories it tells about the role of railroads in our industrial past, the formation of the first African American labor union, and the development of our country’s first model industrial town. To do this, we need your help.
- Preservation Maryland Names New Executive Director
The Board of Directors of Preservation Maryland is pleased to announce that Nicholas A. Redding has been selected as its Executive Director.
- National Trust Awards $87,000 to Four Organizations in Berkeley
The National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded four well-deserving organizations with a combined total of $87,000 in grant funding for their significant contribution to the preservation, restoration or maintenance of historic properties within South and West Berkeley.
- Call for 2015 National Rosenwald Schools Conference Session Proposals
The National Treasures is seeking proposal submissions for the 2015 National Rosenwald Schools Conference to be held June 17-19, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Submission deadline is October 1, 2014.
- Now Accepting Applications for the October Round of National Trust Preservation Funds
Applications are now being accepted for the October 1st deadline of National Trust Preservation Funds. Grants range up to $5,000. Full eligibility requirements and grant guidelines can be found on the National Trust website.
- Call for Nomiations: SHFG Powell Prize
The Society for History in the Federal Government Invites Nominations For the 2015 John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Exhibit or Display Projects)
- Paige Pollard appointed new NAPC Executive Director
NAPC announces the appointment of Paige Pollard as the new Executive Director effective September 8. Paige is a former NAPC board member and owner of Commonwealth Preservation Group in Norfolk.
- Submit a session proposal for the 2015 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference
The theme is “Beyond Blight: Building a Bold Movement.” Session proposals are due Friday, October 3, 2014.
- Calling on Skilled Craftspeople and Preservation Advisors for the HOPE Crew
HOPE Crew needs your help! We are continuing to build a database of preservation craft experts and advisors to help support future HOPE Crew projects.
- Recorded: Window Preservation Webinar
We have a fantastic webinar on how to encourage ENERGY efficiency without WINDOW replacement in your community. View the recorded window webinar.
- Nominations Needed for the ACHP 106 Success Stories Series
The ACHP is proud of its increasingly diverse series presenting model Section 106 Success Stories across the country: http://www.achp.gov/sec106_successes.html.