By Ira Matt
By Ira Matt
In the summer of 2022, the ACHP partnered with USDA Forest Service and the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities to bring anthropology students from HBCUs into the forest, and introduce them to careers in the Forest Service Heritage program.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the ACHP Foundation are pleased to announce the selection of Matthew Kenyatta, PhD to be the 21st Century Preservation Leaders Fellow for 2023.
You have a voice when it comes to preserving your community's history. The Section 106 review process can help you make a difference in your area.
The Section 106 process can result in great success with projects large and small. Read the success stories below and learn how to nominate a worthy case for a spotlight story.
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Preserve America is a federal initiative that encourages and supports efforts to preserve and enjoy the priceless cultural and natural heritage of a community. The goals of the program include a greater shared knowledge about the nation's past, strengthened regional identities and local pride, increased local participation in preserving the country's cultural and natural heritage assets, and support for the economic vitality of all communities.
Yuma, Arizona (population 82,800) is situated in the southwestern corner of the state. Located on the Colorado River, Yuma’s granite outcroppings created one of the few safe and convenient crossings of the once mighty waterway. Westward expansion in the 19th century coursed through Yuma, as more than 60,000 pioneers crossed the river in 1849 on their way to the Gold Rush.
Yuma, Arizona (population 82,800) is situated in the southwestern corner of the state. Located on the Colorado River, Yuma’s granite outcroppings created one of the few safe and convenient crossings of the once mighty waterway.