2019 October Preservation ePost
Included in This Issue:
Climate Action News from the OHP
California Tribes Assume THPO Duties
Free Livestreaming at PastForward Conference
Preservation Webinars
And more....

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News & Updates
Climate Action News from the OHP
Videos Available from the Climate Heritage Mobilization Event
We are pleased to announce the release of video recordings from the 2018 Climate Heritage Mobilization event, organized under the auspices of the OHP (read the full press release here). Videos of each program section in their entirety, and the individual speakers, are embedded in an online copy of the event program .

The Mobilization event was an affiliated session of the Global Climate Action Summit held in September 2018 in San Francisco. A slate of international speakers, and over one hundred attendees, came together at the Mobilization event to address the intersection of cultural heritage and climate change, and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Visit our Climate Action page to learn more about the OHP's role in the Cultural Resources Climate Change Task Force and Climate Heritage Mobilization.

Launch of the Climate Heritage Network
SHPO Julianne Polanco, along with Ewan Hyslop of Historic Environment Scotland and an international steering committee, will co-chair the global Climate Heritage Network Launch on October 24-25, 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Climate Heritage Network is a voluntary, mutual support network of cultural and heritage organizations, governmental agencies, tribes and indigenous communities, businesses, educational institutions, and individuals, committed to aiding their communities in tackling climate change.

Opportunities to participate in the launch in-person or via livestream, and join the Network, are available at www.ClimateHeritage.org .
California Tribes Assume THPO Responsibilities

The Deputy Director of the National Park Service has formally approved Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) responsibilities for the Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, and the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake. The Tribes will assume formal responsibility for review of federal undertakings per Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, as well as other Historic Preservation Officer duties set out in the Act.

Lisa Haws is THPO for the Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians.
Tracey Treppa is THPO for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake.

Congratulations to both Tribes!


Save America's Treasures Grants Awarded

Five California projects are among the recent recipients of Save America's Treasures grants. The National Park Service in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Arts, awarded $12.6 million in grants to assist 41 preservation and conservation projects in 23 states.

California received just over $1 million in grant funding for projects in the cities of Berkeley, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Diego, and San Francisco. Congratulations!

Learn more about the grant program and see a list of all of the 2019 grant recipients.


Image: Restoration of the welcome gallery of the Botanical Building, Balboa Park, San Diego, is among the projects awarded a grant. Photo courtesy of Bernard Gagnon/Creative Commons.

Education & Events
California Preservation Foundation Webinars & Workshops
November 8 (workshop, San Francisco): Advanced Topics in CEQA and Section 106

Visit the CPF website for a full list of educational opportunities.
Livestream the NTHP PastForward Conference, October 10-12
The 2019 PastForward Conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) takes place October 10-12, 2019, in Denver, Colorado. For those who may not be able to attend in-person, the NTHP is making it possible to livestream free a number of the conference sessions. Learn more and sign up as a virtual attendee at www.SavingPlaces.org/livestream .
CPF Preservation Awards Ceremony, October 18
The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) will host their 36th annual California Preservation Awards, October 18, 2019 in San Francisco. Preservation Design Awards and President's Awards will be presented. Visit the CPF Awards page for a list of awardees and to register for the ceremony.
SCA Southern Data Sharing Meeting, October 19
The Southern Data Sharing Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology (SCA) takes place October 19, 2019 at the Sedgwick Reserve in Santa Ynez, CA. Data Sharing meetings provide an opportunity to present papers and discuss the latest developments and information in archaeology. The meeting is free but registration is required.
Cultural Landscape Heritage Tours, October 26-27
The Cultural Landscape Foundation in partnership with the Balboa Park Conservancy and the American Society of Landscape Architects, San Diego Chapter , is hosting a series of free tours that will explore the places and grounds that are a part of San Diego's landscape heritage. What's Out There Weekend San Diego takes place October 26-27, 2019. The tours are free but registration is required.
Call for Papers
The National Preservation Institute (NPI) is accepting papers for presentations at their 8th National Forum on Historic Preservation Policy , taking place October 9-10, 2020 at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. The Forum is designed to stimulate discussion and debate on the development of new or revised historic preservation policies and practices. The deadline for paper abstracts is November 20, 2019.

Designating California!
October is Archaeology Month
September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month
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