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Federal Agencies





National Center for Preservation Technology & Training --NCPTT advances the application of science and technology to historic preservation. The Center accomplishes its mission through training, education, research, technology transfer and partnerships.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation -- The ACHP is an independent Federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources, and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.
National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers --NCSHPO is the professional association of the State government officials (SHPOs) who carry out the national historic preservation program. NCSHPO is a non-profit corporation registered in DC and acts as a communications vehicle among SHPOs and their staffs
National Register of Historic Places --The National Register is the Nation's official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Register is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History --The Department of Anthropology holds online exhibits, film and lecture series, publications, and contains various research programs and collections/archives within the Smithsonian Institution
National Trust for Historic Preservation --The NTHP is dedicated to saving historic places and revitalizing America's communities. It provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources to protect historic places that tell America’s story
Tribal Historic Preservation Officers --In 1996, the national historic preservation program entered a new era as fourteen Indian tribes were approved by NPS to assume national program responsibilities on tribal lands, pursuant to Section 101(d) of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
US National Park Service --The NPS preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations
U.S. National Park Service—Cultural Resources --The various programs of NPS Cultural Resources work to ensure that America's cultural resources are carefully identified, evaluated, documented, registered, preserved, and interpreted. This includes landscapes, ethnography, archeological sites, archival collections, and buildings, sites & districts
U.S. National Park Service—Nature Net -- US NPS, NatureNet--Nature and Science is a branch of the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior that explores such topics as fire management, global conservation, protecting & restoring, and science & research
U.S. National Park Service--National Heritage Areas
U.S. National Park Service—Archeology and Ethnography Program -- US NPS, Archeology & Ethnography Program-- The NPS Archeology Program provides national leadership, coordination, and technical guidance to aid in preserving heritage and encourages public interest and stewardship of the sites contributing to our national heritage
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