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Preparing for the Future: A Quick Summary of PastForward 2018

"What is in our jurisdiction, and what is not? When do we choose to act, and what do we choose to ignore?” —Terry Tempest Williams, Culture-Nature TrustLive "Climate change is, at its core, a story about losing the places and cultures that make us who we are. America’s tangible and intangible...

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Remarks by Jay Turnbull, 2018 Recipient of the Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award

Thanks to Stephanie [Meeks] and the [National Trust for Historic Preservation Board of] Trustees. I am overwhelmed—[I] can’t believe this honor has come to me. This award is really for all who made the buildings, spaces, or landscapes [that] my colleagues and I in the world of...

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Remarks by Stephanie K. Meeks at PastForward 2018

Hello, everyone! Thank you all for joining us for Pa stForward 2018. It’s a pleasure to be with you this week and to be here in one of America’s most beautiful cities. As local writer Herb Caen once said, “One day if I go to heaven, I’ll look around and say, ‘It ain’t bad, but it ain’t San...

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The 2018 National Preservation Awards

The 2018 National Preservation Awards are being presented this week at PastForward 2018 in San Francisco. The awards honor inspirational projects, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the field of preservation. Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National...

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A New Advocacy Tool for Establishing or Improving State Historic Tax Credits

By Renee Kuhlman and Shaw Sprague Is your community considering policy changes to its state historic tax credit (HTC)? The National Trust for Historic Preservation has developed a best practices guide for preservation advocates and lawmakers interested in establishing or improving their state...

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2018 PastForward Virtual Attendance and Social Media Details

By Colleen Danz PastForward 2018 kicks off here in San Francisco this week! Preservationists from all over the country—and even some of our international colleagues—will come together to learn, mingle, and immerse themselves in all that this amazing city has to offer. Can't attend in...

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PastForward Preview: Victoria Herrmann, President and Managing Director of the Arctic Institute

Victoria Herrmann, Ph.D., is the president and managing director of The Arctic Institute , a nonprofit dedicated to Arctic security research. She is also a National Geographic Explorer and recently led America's Eroding Edges , a research and storytelling project on coastal climate change...

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