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2019 National Preservation Law Conference: Attacks on the Antiquities Act

The 2019 National Preservation Law Conference was held on Tuesday, June 25 in Washington, D.C. The conference is put on by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with Georgetown University Law Center. This intense one-day summit provided a highly focused look into historic...

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Comments regarding the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Kanab-Escalante Resource Area Draft Resource Management Plans (November 2018)

The National Trust and our partners at Utah Diné Bikéyah also weighed in with serious concerns regarding the draft management plan BLM developed for the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. These comments were submitted on November 30, 2018 and argue that the existing management plan...

NTHP UDB RMP Comments 11-30-2018 FINAL.PDF


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Members of Congress Stand Up for Bear Ears

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s legal defense of the Bears Ears National Monument took another step forward last month when a variety of stakeholders filed briefs in support of the monument designation. The lawsuit contends that the Trump administration exceeded its authority...

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Angelo Baca: Bears Ears and Working with Native Communities to Preserve Public Lands

In his proclamation establishing the Bears Ears National Monument , President Barack Obama included this moment of poetry: “From earth to sky, the region is unsurpassed in wonders. The star-filled nights and natural quiet of the Bears Ears area transport visitors to an earlier eon. Against an...

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Sign On Letter: Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act (H.R. 4532) (February 13, 2018)

On February 13, the National Trust sent a letter to the House Natural Resources Committee opposing legislation that would remove more than 1.1 million acres from the Bears Ears National Monument, including some of the most significant and highly visited archaeological areas. The Shash Jáa...

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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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