Traditional Knowledge and the Section 106 Process: Information for Federal Agencies and Other Participants explores the concept of traditional knowledge and clarifies its role in the Section 106 review process. The ACHP began work on the paper in response to the 2019 traditional knowledge session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. In conjunction with the session, the ACHP co-hosted a side event with the U.S.
by Hannah Wetter, Rutgers University Geography and Visual Arts Major
Today is Earth Day, a time designated to show support for environmental protection. One of the most pressing issues affecting the Earth today is the climate crisis and its consequences, including frequent flooding. Increased flooding impacts both natural and historical sites. Let’s find out how those caring for some significant historic sites that experience flooding have found creative solutions to combat climate change.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation met for its spring business meeting via Zoom on April 15, 2021. The recorded proceedings are available at this link.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will host its next business meeting on Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 1:30 p.m.– 4 p.m. EDT. Due to continuing COVID-related conditions, it will take place using Zoom conferencing. There will be no in-person attendance and, due to technical limitations, only ACHP and ACHP member staff will be able to watch live. However, a recording of the meeting will be posted on www.achp.gov when the proceedings conclude.
The agenda is as follows:
Vice Chairman’s Welcome and Report
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today released a report presenting the findings of the Leveraging Federal Historic Buildings Working Group, which spent the last year identifying ways to advance utilization of the nation’s historic federal buildings through outleasing.