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Hi All! We have recently updated the Wisaard archaeology form tutorial (mostly for claification of functionality) and I also wrote some Historic Property Inventory guidance. If you work with these forms at all please check them out. 

You can find all of the tutorials here: https://dahp.wa.gov/project-review/wisaard-system Scroll to the bottom and look for the most recent dates.

As always, let us know if you have any...

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I'm busily working with the team here at the Washington State Historical Society to produce the next issue of the magazine, which is my first as editor.  I wanted to reach out to ask for your help in highlighting noteworthy history/heritage/historica preservation exhibits, programs, events and/or publications that may be debuting during APRIL, MAY and JUNE of this year.  We're experimenting with a new feature in the magazine (working title: "39 Counties") to...

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The Certified Local Government Program (CLG) helps local governments work toward preserving Washington’s irreplaceable historic and cultural resources as assets for the future. This unique nationwide program of financial and technical assistance was established by the National Historic Preservation Act in 1980. In Washington, the CLG program is implemented and administered by the Department of Archaeology and Historic...

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The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is looking to see how well we are doing in our customer service.

Please click the link to take the survey!  

LINK to SURVEY

Your participation is appreciated!

 

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Looking to learn more about Historic Preservation? Sharpening our skills or finding continuing education training (whether for ourselves or others) should be a high priority. To make this chore easier, we have curated a list of training opportunities in the Western United States that may be of help. The following is a list of activities you should strongly consider participating in or send a delegate to represent your organization. There are many other training opportunities on the East...

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January 18, 2018 (room is full, but there may be a waitlist) 9:00am-4:00pm Public Works building City of Issaquah

Contact: Lucy Sloman, LucyS@issaquahwa.gov<mailto:LucyS@issaquahwa.gov>

 

January 29, 2018

9:30am-4:30pm

Redmond City Council Chambers

15670 NE 85th St

Redmond, WA

Contact: Cathy Beam, cbeam@redmond.gov<mailto:cbeam@redmond.gov>

 

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The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Office of Federal Agency Programs is pleased to announce that registration has opened for our Spring 2018 Section 106 Webinar Series. Four topics will be presented: “Defining the Area of Potential Effects” (Beginner), “Archaeological Sites and Section 106: A Discussion on Identification and Evaluation” (Beginner), “Managing Confidential Information and Section 304” (Intermediate), and “Planning for...

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The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is seeking nominations for the 27th Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation. This awards program recognizes persons, organizations, and projects that have achieved distinction in the field of historic preservation. 

Award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony held during National Historic Preservation Month, celebrated in May each year. The ceremony and reception...

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It is with a profound sense of sadness that we report the passing of Ms. Adeline Fredin, past Director and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO), for the Colville Confederated Tribes. She was one of the first THPOs in the nation and developed a nationwide model for tribal historic preservation programs incorporating historic and archaeological protection efforts with a unique tribal perspective.

Adeline was a foundational figure in Washington archaeology and tribal...

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The Society of Architectural Historians, Marion Dean Ross (Pacific Northwest) chapter is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for our upcoming annual conference in Astoria, Oregon from May 18-20, 2018. The theme of the conference is, “Constructing Community: Architecture, Diversity, and Identity in the Pacific Northwest.” Submissions for 20-minute papers or 10-minute work-in-progress presentations are welcome. As usual, proposals that address the theme are encouraged, but...

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The Society of Architectural Historians, Marion Dean Ross (Pacific Northwest) chapter is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for our upcoming annual conference in Astoria, Oregon from May 18-20, 2018. The theme of the conference is, “Constructing Community: Architecture, Diversity, and Identity in the Pacific Northwest.” Submissions for 20-minute papers or 10-minute work-in-progress presentations are welcome. As usual, proposals that address the theme are encouraged, but...

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The Olympia Historical Society & Bigelow House Museum is sponsoring the Olympia Holiday Tour of Historic Homes on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from noon to 4:00 p.m.  Eight historic properties will be open including the Bigelow House at 918 Glass Avenue NE, where tickets will be available the day of the tour.  Tickets also available at the Coach House, 211 21st Avenue SW day of the tour and for advance ticket purchase, see www.olympiahistory.org...

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The date and location for the annual conference of the Marion Dean Ross/Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians has been set!  The conference will be held in Astoria, Oregon, May 18-20, 2018. 

Our conference committee is working away, planning a stellar conference, as you can imagine it would be in such a wonderful place.  Please mark your calendars.

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About the Position:
This position is in the Environmental Branch of the Programs, Planning and Project Management Division. This Cultural Resources Section Chief will provide technical and administrative supervision for staff who conduct historic, cultural and tribal consultation and compliance for all District Civil Works projects. This includes the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archeological Resources Protection Act, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation...

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Archaeologist Job Opportunity, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Burbank, Washington 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has an opening for a permanent archaeologist at its Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Burbank, Washington.  Please follow the links and apply online in USAJOBS.gov. 

R1-18-10066679-BP-MP   ...

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The City of Lynden was awarded a CLG grant for historic survey. Find all the details here:

http://www.lyndenwa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2018-RFP-for-Lynden-CLG-Grant-final-1.pdf

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(corrected version 10/18/2017) Kelsey Doncaster, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Historian based in Yakima, will be giving a free lecture titled "Watch U.S. Make Okanogan Great" as part of the Okanogan County Historical Society's Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at the Hazel Burnett Building at the Wenatchee Valley College branch in Omak at 116 Apple Avenue West.  Kelsey's presentation will focus on the Okangan Project, which at the time in the 1920s...

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Bureau of Reclamation Okanogan Project   Kelsey Doncaster, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Historian based in Yakima, will be giving a free lecture titled "Watch U.S. Make Okanogan Great" as part of the Okanogan County...

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original Olympia Brewery, Tumwater Historic District This fall, the Olympia Tumwater Foundation will host a free art show, “It’s the Art!”, sponsored by O Bee Credit Union, featuring over 50 original advertising artworks created for the Olympia Brewing Company during the 1930s through 1950s.The brewery and its...

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