Advocacy Links and Contacts


The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is an independent federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our nation's historic resources, and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.

The Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation

The Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation is an inter-disciplinary professional organization which provides a forum for communication and exchange of information among its members. It is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of historic landscapes in all their variety, from formal gardens and public parks to rural expanses.

American Society of Landscape Architects

Frederick Law Olmsted was the leading landscape architect of the post-Civil War era and principal founder of the profession of landscape architecture in America. His sons, F. L. Olmsted Jr. and John Charles Olmsted, were founding members of the American Society of Landscape Architects -- the national professional association for landscape architects.

The Association for Preservation Technology

The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is a cross-disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings

City Parks Alliance

The City Parks Alliance is a national organization comprised of city parks leaders from across the country who work together to strengthen America's city parks.

The Cultural Landscape Foundation

The Cultural Landscape Foundation is the only not-for-profit foundation in America dedicated to increasing the public’s awareness of the importance and irreplaceable legacy of cultural landscapes. Through education, technical assistance and outreach, the Cultural Landscape Foundation broadens the support and understanding for cultural landscapes nationwide in hopes of saving our priceless heritage for future generations.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation mission is to provide leadership, education and advocacy to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize our communities.

Preservation Action

Preservation Action is historic preservation's grassroots' advocate in our nation's capitol. We listen and share what we hear on the Hill to establish an agenda for historic preservation that reflects the concerns of preservation advocates nationwide.

Preservation Directory

Preservation Directory is an online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management. Our goal is to foster the preservation of historic buildings, historic downtowns and neighborhoods, cultural resources and to promote heritage tourism.

State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPO)

Each state has a SHPO charged with administering federal and state preservation programs and laws, including: overseeing the nomination of sites to the National Register of Historic Places; conducting surveys of historic resources; reviewing federal and state undertakings (such as road projects) for their impact on cultural resources; working with local governments in developing local historic preservation programs; and providing education, training, and technical assistance to the public in historic preservation matters

The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land is a land conservation and open space resource for landowners, government agencies and community groups interested in protecting land for human enjoyment.

Urban Land Institute

The Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit education and research institute with focus on the use of land in order to enhance the total environment.




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