2020 January Preservation ePost
Included in This Issue:
2019 Award Recipients Announced!
New Publication from the ACHP
News from Capitol Hill
Designating California
And more....

News & Updates
2019 Award Recipients Announced!
On behalf of Governor Gavin Newsom, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards. The awarded projects represent exemplary achievements in preserving California's richly diverse heritage. Recipients will receive their awards at a ceremony to be held in Sacramento on January 22, 2020. The ceremony will be live-streamed on the OHP Facebook page beginning at 1:00 p.m.

2019 Award Recipients


2020 Awards - Nominations Now Being Accepted!
Do you know of an individual, organization, or project whose work exemplifies the best in historic preservation? Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards . Deadline for submitting nominations: April 14, 2020.
New ACHP Publication

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) recently announced the release of Early Coordination with Indian Tribes During Pre-application Processes: A Handbook .

The handbook was developed with assistance from a tribal working group, state and federal agencies, energy producers and trade organizations. It provides background information, recommendations, and best practices regarding the Section 106 process for application-driven projects and working collaboratively in pre-application planning.
NTHP Celebrates 50 Years of Grant Funding

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) is celebrating fifty years of providing grants to support historic preservation efforts nationwide. Since 1969, the NTHP has awarded $50 million in grants to help preserve places important in the history and life of local communities.

Currently, the NTHP is accepting applications for the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Grant Program ( deadline is January 15, 2020 ), and the National Trust Preservation Funds Grant Program ( deadline is February 1, 2020 ).
News from the Legislative Front
The National Trust for Historic Preservation compiled a summary of preservation provisions included in the recently passed Further Consolidated Appropriations Act 2020.



Designating California!
Education & Events
California Preservation Foundation Workshops & Webinars

Visit the CPF website for a full list of educational opportunities.
Student Scholarships with the CPF
The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) is offering three scholarship opportunities to emerging and aspiring preservation professionals. The scholarship categories are Trades, Diversity, and Conference. Details are available on the CPF website .
NPS Webinar, January 22
The National Park Service Technical Preservation Services division is offering a timely webinar, Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, based on their publication of the same name.
Call for Conference Proposals
Proposals for topics, sessions, and speakers are being accepted by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for their 2020 PastForward Conference. The Conference is set for October 28-30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Proposals are due by January 31, 2020.
Accepting Preservation Award Nominations
The National Trust for Historic Preservation also is accepting nominations for their National Preservation Awards program. The program includes four award categories: Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award, Louise du Pont Crownshield Award, American Express Aspire Award, and the Trustees' Award for Organizational Excellence. For all of the award categories, the nomination deadline is February 3, 2020.
CCHS Workshop, February 8
The Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS) is offering a workshop in February for members and non-members.

Section 106 Training with the ACHP
The ACHP is pleased to announce its onsite Section 106 training schedule for 2020. Starting in April, ACHP staff will offer the training sessions in cities nationwide. A series of online Section 106 training webinars are available as well, as is a series of free e-Learning courses .
Historic Preservation Masters Program Accepting Applications
The University of Oregon Historic Preservation Graduate Program is accepting applications for their Masters of Science in Historic Preservation . The two year program focuses on history, cultural resource management, and cultural heritage preservation. Application deadline is January 31, 2020. For questions and additional details, contact Jessica Wu at jwu21@uoregon.edu .

Monday, January 20, 2020 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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