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February 5, 2014
by Multiple Authors
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Improving Archaeological Reports and Review: Part 2

Archaeology is a destructive science. Generally there are no exciting explosions, or catastrophic collapses when undertaking an excavation, but all the same, once a site or portion of a site is excavated it is gone for good. Every good archaeologist … Continue reading

November 27, 2013
by Barbara Frederick
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7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Section 106 Consultation

The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 recognizes that historic preservation is a public interest. Under Section 106 of the NHPA, Federal agencies are required to consider the effects of their projects on historic properties in consultation with historic … Continue reading