of National Heritage Areas -- The Alliance of National
Heritage Areas (ANHA) is a membership organization comprised
of national heritage areas and partners that support and practice
sustainable heritage development. The ANHA's activities enhance
the efforts of individual Congressionally designated areas
and promote the heritage development movement in America.
This website is a useful resource for tracking the status
and development of our nation's heritage areas in the realm
of natural resource conservation, historic preservation, community
revitalization, economic development, recreation enhancement,
tourism, the arts, folk life, education and interpretation.
for the Public - Society for American Archaeology --These
web pages are designed for members of the public who want
to know more about archaeology, as well as for archaeologists
who want to know more about working with the public
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– Iran --Iran’s Cultural Heritage News Agency (CHN) was
inaugurated in 2002 as the only specialized and independent
news agency active in the areas of culture and cultural heritage
at a time when issues from this specialized domain were not
taken seriously or covered extensively by the Iranian media.
At present, more than 100 journalists and photographers are
active in this news agency, covering news related to culture,
cultural heritage, and tourism
UK -- English Heritage is the national organization that
protects and promotes England's historic environment and ensures
that its past is researched and understood. It is the Government's
statutory adviser on the historic environment through Parliament,
esstablished by the National Heritage Act (1983). The website
fosters partnerships with central government departments, local
authorities, voluntary bodies, and the private sector.
Heritage Education Network --This website explores the area
of heritage education in US school curriculum. Heritage education
is defined as "the use of local, cultural, and historic
resources for teaching the required curricula of grades K-12."
A useful resource for teaching information and the integration
of architecture, archeology, cemeteries, documents, folk life,
objects and artifacts, community and family histories, photographs,
historic sites, museums, and the urban landscape into the classroom.
Heritage (NZ) -- Living Heritage is an online bilingual
initiative that enables New Zealand schools to develop and publish
an online resource, based on heritage treasures in their community.
Living Heritage acts to preserve history and culture in a digital
format and allows children's voices to present a view of New
LA -- PreserveLA.com is a forum and clearinghouse for
the latest news, information, and techniques concerning historic
preservation and the history of Los Angeles and Southern California.
The mission of PreserveLA.com is to provide a resource for
those interested in historic preservation, and to facilitate
a greater sense of community between professionals and amateurs
alike. This website provides a forum and resource collection
for homeowners of historic properties and for businesses as
States' Cultural Heritage Resources --This website provides
regional access and links to southeastern state agencies that
deal with cultural heritage resources, including: historic preservation,
archaeology, museums, and historic sites. Each state is listed
with links to their respective state agencies, community organizations,
parks and recreational information, historic commissions, museum
websites, institutions, and departments of natural resources.