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Big Win: National Register Rule Withdrawn

July 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Big Win: National Register Rule Withdrawn

NPS Press Release (June 7, 2021) In response to more than 3,200 comments received from the public and valued preservation partners, the National Park Service (NPS) has announced it is withdrawing its March 2019 proposal to revise regulations governing the listing of properties in the National Register of Historic Places…

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THPO Line in HPF Increased by 50% in President’s Budget & House Bill

July 7, 2021 | Comments Off on THPO Line in HPF Increased by 50% in President’s Budget & House Bill

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2022 includes $151.8 million for HPF programs – fittingly, this would be the first time it is fully funded at its original authorized amount. The HPF budget includes an $8.0 million increase for Tribal Historic Preservation Offices and $2.0 million for State Historic Preservation Offices. Read more…

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BLM Listening Session on Extending NHPA Nationwide Programmatic Agreement

June 23, 2021 | Comments Off on BLM Listening Session on Extending NHPA Nationwide Programmatic Agreement

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Headquarters Division of Education, Cultural and Paleontological Resources invites you to participate in a Zoom meeting to learn about the agency’s plans for a two-year extension of the National Programmatic Agreement (nPA) for National Historic Preservation Act implementation. The agreement will expire in February…

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turboTHPO Toolkit Workshop: So You’re a THPO, Now What? June 23-24, 2021

June 8, 2021 | Comments Off on turboTHPO Toolkit Workshop: So You’re a THPO, Now What? June 23-24, 2021

So You’re a THPO, Now What? Please join us June 23-24, 2021 from 12:30-4:00pm EDT for the next FREE virtual workshop in our new series on establishing a THPO Program. This new workshop series has been helping tribes learn what being a THPO is and means, navigate the NPS THPO application, and now…

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Recording of Great American Outdoors Act Open House for Tribes & THPOs

April 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Recording of Great American Outdoors Act Open House for Tribes & THPOs

Thank you for joining NPS and NATHPO on Friday, April 23, 2:00-3:30 pm (Eastern) for a virtual open house for Tribes and THPOs regarding implementation of the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) in the National Park Service. Watch the recording here. Download the PowerPoint presentation here. Topics: overview of the GAOA Legacy Restoration…

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