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December 25, 2013
by Barbara Frederick
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Section 106 Consultation: 5 Steps to Meaningful Mitigation Outcomes

Last month we discussed Section 106 consultation and how the outcome of the process is not predetermined but rather a result of the interaction among the participants, with the Federal agency making the final decision about how a project will … Continue reading

December 18, 2013
by Scott Doyle
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How to cure the wintertime preservation blues?

As the days get shorter, the nights get longer and the threat of snowfall sends weather forecasters, school district superintendents and milk delivery truck drivers into a maddening frenzy, many people start complaining about the winter blues. You know that … Continue reading

December 11, 2013
by David Maher
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BHP’s Offbeat Outings: Athens

Along the many rivers and creeks, and in the numerous hills and valleys, visitors to the northern tier of Pennsylvania will find truly unique communities and landscapes. This region is home to some of the most beautiful and interesting collections of Early Republic and Greek Revival architecture found in Pennsylvania, not to mention the scenic vistas that are seemingly around every bend. Continue reading

December 4, 2013
by Karen Arnold
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The Continuing Impact of the Keystone Historic Preservation Fund

Mark your Calendars – Keystone Grant Applications are due March 3, 2014!  It is amazing that the Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2013. That’s 20 years of enhancing natural, recreational, educational, and historic resources … Continue reading