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Historic Preservation Partners

President Chester A. Arthur Historic HouseAdvisory Council on Historic Preservation - The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) 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 Archaeological Conservacy - The Archaeological Conservancy is the only national, nonprofit organization that identifies, acquires, and preserves the most significant archaeological sites in the United States. Since its beginning in 1980, the Conservancy has now preserved 500 sites across the nation, ranging in age from the earliest habitation sites in North America to a 19th-century frontier army post.

Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership - The LCBP works in partnership with government agencies from New York, Vermont, and Quebec, private organizations, local communities, and individuals to coordinate and fund efforts which benefit the Lake Champlain Basin's water quality, fisheries, wetlands, wildlife, recreation, and cultural resources. 

Efficiency Vermont -  We provide a range of services to help you reduce energy use at home and in your business. Whether you’re looking for one-time advice or support with a project from start to finish, we’re here to help.

Federal Highway Administration - The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance and preservation of the Nation’s highways, bridges and tunnels. FHWA also conducts research and provides technical assistance to state and local agencies in an effort to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to encourage innovation.

Lake Champlain Basin Program - The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is a Congressionally-designated initiative to restore and protect Lake Champlain and its surrounding watershed. 

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum -  The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, a non-profit museum dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Lake Champlain.

National Center for Preservation Techology and Training -  promotes excellence in preservation by promoting and developing educational opportunities for professionals. This includes nationwide seminars and workshops on topics like green building science and non-destructive archaeology.

National Park Service  - The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.

National Trust for Historic Preservation - The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded nonprofit organization, works to save America’s historic places.  We are the cause that inspires Americans to save the places where history happened.

The Nature Conservancy of Vermont - The Nature Conservancy in Vermont has helped protect more than 300,000 acres of land, over 1,200 miles of shoreline and manage and maintain 55 natural areas. We are proud to be connecting land, water, wildlife and people for over 50 years.  

Preservation Action - Preservation Action seeks to make historic preservation a national priority by advocating to all branches of  the federal government for sound preservation policy and programs through a  grassroots constituency empowered with information and training and  through direct contact with elected representatives.

Preservation Trust of Vermont - The Preservation Trust of Vermont is a statewide non-profit organization founded in 1980 whose mission is to help communities save and use historic places. Much of our focus is on strengthening downtowns and village centers, supporting local initiatives and building capacity. 

Consulting Archaeology Program - The role of CAP is to identify, evaluate and develop management plans for prehistoric and historic sites that may be affected by various types of construction such as highways, hydroelectric facilities and housing developments.

Historic Preservation Program  - The University of Vermont Historic Preservation Program offers a Master of Science degree in Historic Preservation, as well as a range of courses to undergraduate students and to non-matriculated students through Continuing Education.

Landscape Change Program - The Landscape Change Program, at the University of Vermont, is a virtual collection of images that documents 200 years of Vermont’s changing face. We have thousands of views of Vermont as it was and as it is, online and free to everyone.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service -NRCS provides farmers, ranchers and forest managers with free technical assistance, or advice, for their land. Common technical assistance includes: resource assessment, practice design and resource monitoring. Your conservation planner will help you determine if financial assistance is right for you. 

USFS Green Mountain National Forest - We are a multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states and Puerto Rico. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

Vermont Archaeological Society - The Vermont Archaeological Society embraces the interests of prehistoric, historic, underwater, and industrial archaeology. Its membership is comprised of people with interests in all of these fields. It supports archaeology in the state in many ways, and functions as a forum for information exchange between professionals and avocationals.

Vermont Arts Council - Since 1965, the Vermont Arts Council has been the state's primary provider of funding, advocacy, and information for the arts in Vermont. The Vermont Arts Council is unique. It is the only designated state arts agency in the U.S. that is also an independent, nonprofit membership organization.

Vermont Council for Rural Development - VCRD is a dynamic partnership of federal, state, local, nonprofit and private partners. Actively non-partisan with an established reputation for community-based facilitation, VCRD is uniquely positioned to sponsor and coordinate collaborative efforts across governmental and organizational categories concerned with policy questions of rural import.

Vermont Folklife Center - The VFC's mission is to broaden, strengthen, and deepen our understanding of Vermont; to assure a repository for our collective cultural memory; and to strengthen communities by building connections among the diverse peoples of Vermont.

Vermont Geological Survey - The Vermont Geological Survey, also known as the Division of Geology and Mineral Resources in the Department of Environmental Conservation, conducts research and mapping relating to the geology, resources and topography of the State.