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National Trust Testimony on Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act (January 9, 2018)

The National Trust for Historic Preservation provided testimony on legislation to revoke the Bears Ears National Monument designation and replace it with two small monuments covering just 15 percent of the cultural landscape protected by the original monument. Vice President for Government...

NTHP Testimony - H.R. 4532 Bears Ears_.pdf

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2017: A Year of Challenges, A Year of Change

Going into 2017 we know that we’ll be facing a number of challenges to saving places… We, as advocates, will have to work harder and more creatively to tell the stories of the people and places that comprise our diverse historical fabric and to ensure their protection. While I couldn’t see...

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On the Hill: Historic Tax Credit Update, Bears Ears, Transportation, Disaster Relief, and World War I Monuments

By Government Affairs Staff Updated 12/20/17: See updates in the Historic Tax Credit Section. As we head into the last month of 2017, a number of critical issues related to historic preservation are looming on the hill—from the future of the historic tax credit (HTC) to some good news...

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On the Hill: Bill to Overhaul the Antiquities Act Moves Forward in the House, Tax Reform Update

Update (12/20/2017): After more than five years of consistent advocacy, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, together with our partners at the National Trust Community Investment Corporation and the Historic Tax Credit Coalition, is pleased to report that the 20 percent historic tax...

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National Trust Statement on the National Monument Creation and Protection Act (H.R. 3990) (October 11, 2017)

On October 11, the Natural Resources Committee in the House of Representative is meeting to consider legislation to overhaul the Antiquities Act—our nation’s first preservation law dedicated to protecting historic, prehistoric, and scientific features on our public lands. H.R. 3990, introduced...

NTHP Testimony HR 3990 National Monuments 10-11-17.pdf


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National Trust comments to Secretary Zinke - National Monument Review July 2017

The National Trust for Historic Preservation submitted the following comments to Secretary Zinke regarding the review of certain national monuments designated under the Antiquities Act since 1996. These monuments are an integral part of preserving our shared American heritage on the nation's...

NTHP Comments - National Monument Review DOI SKM July 2017.pdf


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Forum Webinar: National Monuments Under Review: A Look at the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on the Antiquities Act

On Wednesday, June 21, as part of its ongoing webinar series, Preservation Leadership Forum hosted “ National Monuments Under Review: A Look at the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on the Antiquities Act .” Bears Ears | Credit: Donald J. Rommes This webinar examined the Trump...

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Olympic National Park: Preserving History in Wilderness Areas

In the mid-1960s, Congress recognized that the increased rate of human development needed to be balanced by efforts to preserve the nation’s natural and cultural resources. This awareness led to the passage of both the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. ...

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Slide Deck: National Monuments Under Review Webinar

This is the slide deck for the webinar "National Monuments Under Review: A Look at the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on the Antiquities Act" which streamed on June 21, 2017. #AntiquitiesAct #ForumWebinar

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National Monuments Under Review: A Look at the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on the Antiquities Act (June 21, 2017 | Forum Webinar)

Join Robert Rosenbaum, Josh Ewing and staff from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to examine the Trump Administration’s review of certain national monuments designated under the Antiquities Act since 1996, including the Bears Ears National Monument. #ForumWebinar #AntiquitiesAct