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  Cultural resources management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cultural resources management (CRM) is a branch of archaeology concerned with the identification, maintenance, and preservation of significant cultural sites in the face of threat.
CRM firms obtain contracts through a bidding process; it is not unusual for the company responsible for construction to select the bid with the lowest price estimate, regardless of the soundness of the submitted plan, though this is not always the case.
The impact of CRM has been considerable; given the large amount of construction, the bulk of archaeological work in the United States and the United Kingdom is conducted through CRM channels.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cultural_resources_management   (796 words)

 Cultural resources management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cultural Resource Management Program, University of Victoria (Canada) Offers immersion and distance education courses in museum studies, heritage conservation and cultural management.
Resources Agency of California, Office of the Secretary The mission of the California Resources Agency is to oversee the State's activities relating to the conservation, management, and enhancement of California's natural and cultural resources.
Lord Cultural Resources International specialists in the planning and management of heritage, culture and the arts.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Cultural_resources_management.html   (848 words)

 Learn more about Cultural Resources Management in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cultural Resources Management (CRM) is a branch of American archaeology concerned with the identification, maintenance, and preservation of significant cultural sites.
Most CRM projects are undertaken by private companies under contract to a private entity or government agency.
Because of this, as well as CRM's emphasis on site identification and preservation rather than intensive study, the work of CRM archaeologists is often not not taken seriously by academic archaeologists.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /c/cu/cultural_resources_management.html   (449 words)

 SSU Anthropology: Home Page
Cultural Anthropology explores the diversity of existing human ways of life, how they work, how they change, and how they interrelate in the modern world.
The department also offers a master of arts degree in cultural resources management, which involves the identification, evaluation, and preservation of cultural resources, as mandated by cultural resources legislation and guided by scientific standards within the planning process.
The primary objective of the master's program in cultural resources management is to produce professionals competent in the methods and techniques appropriate for filling cultural resources management and related positions, and to provide the theoretical background necessary for research design, data collection and analysis.
www.sonoma.edu /anthropology   (734 words)

 CMP: Cultural Resources Management
The cultural resources of the area consist of evidence of past activities on or near the river.
A complete inventory of all historic resources within the boundary of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is needed to provide an adequate database for future MNRRA resource management.
Potential cultural landscapes were not identified as an issue during the scoping phase for this plan and no cultural landscapes are included in the current inventory.
www.nps.gov /miss/info/cmp/resource_management/cultural_resource.html   (816 words)

 Modrall Sperling :: Federal Cultural Resources Management
Second, it prescribes procedures applicable when cultural items are inadvertently discovered during implementation of a project, and provides for excavation or removal of cultural items from federal or tribal lands.
Cultural resources in a proposed project area should be evaluated carefully under NEPA and the NHPA.
NAGPRA-protected cultural resources also should be evaluated in the reviews under these statutes, and the project proponent should seek to reach agreements concerning NAGPRA compliance as part of a coordinated consultation process.
www.modrall.com /articles/article_29.html   (5525 words)

 Successful Integration of GIS into Cultural Resources Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
GIS conversion of management information into easy-to-read spatial representations is the keystone to successful integration of cultural resource management at a fast paced Army training facility in the USA.
Cultural resources are defined as any prehistoric, historic, or traditional place, and related items, both important and not important.
Inclusion of cultural resource issues in GIS based Army planning and training products enables training officers to settle compliance issues early in the planning process before they can affect finalized training plans This avoids delays in project and exercise commencement dates and assures the protection of sensitive and unique cultural resources for future generations.
www.vvm.com /~huckerby/DOCUMENTS/CAA97p2.html   (1737 words)

 Cultural Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The cultural resources of American Indians are inextricably tied to ceremonial life; these resources represent a relationship with the past and establish hope for the future of American Indians.
Cultural resources include sacred objects, medicinal plants, land and mountain formations that are considered holy, and various natural resources that are important to the daily functions and life of Tribal governments and individuals.
The proper management of cultural resources is vital to their protection and preservation.
web.em.doe.gov /public/tribal/cultural.html   (134 words)

 Encyclopedia: Cultural resources management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb.
PPG 16 is short for Planning Policy Guidance 16 Archaeology and Planning, a document produced by the British Government to advise local planning authorities on the treatment of archaeology within the planning process.
An archaeological site is a place (or group of physical sites) in which evidence of past activity is preserved (either prehistoric or historic or contemporary), and which has been investigated using the discipline of archaeology.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cultural-resources-management   (1157 words)

Planning and management of cultural resources should occur within the context of a comprehensive and integrated land, resource, and infrastructure approach that adapts and applies principles of ecosystem management.
It is imperative that the plan’s management section clearly identify how the installation will address the cultural resources issues related to proposed or planned installation activities through standard operating procedures for actions on a project-by-project basis or by grouping the projects by priority and type of activity.
Management of plant and animal communities and other natural areas that are associated with traditional beliefs or utilized in traditional Native American practices should focus on how the area and resources can be integrated into the overall ecosystem management plan in a manner that sustains and enhances this human activity.
www.gordon.army.mil /dpw/enrmo/pam200-4.html   (17500 words)

 Arizona State Land Department | Programs | Natural Resources | Cultural Resources Management
In 1966, the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) was passed so cultural resources would be protected from damage caused by the actions of federal agencies.
Cultural Resources are identified as archaeological sites, historic buildings and structures, traditional cultural places, and other places or objects that are important in or State’s history.
The Land Department is responsible for managing cultural resources on State Trust Land to the extent necessary to comply with the SHPA.
www.land.state.az.us /programs/natural/cultural_res_mgt.htm   (252 words)

 Law and Order Code of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Cultural Resources Management Code
This Title is the Cultural Resources Management Code of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and it may be cited as the Tribal Cultural Resources Management Code.
Cultural Research proposed or conducted by tribal members which involves family history, tribal history, or which is solely for personal or family use and not for profit is exempt from the provisions of this Section of this Code.
The Cultural Research Office may develop written rules and regulations to implement this Section; provided, that such rules and regulations are ineffective unless and until approved by the Tribal Council or by the Department pursuant to a valid delegation of rule making authority on this matter.
www.narf.org /nill/Codes/rosebudcode/rosebudcult.htm   (9929 words)

 Azores and Angra bay's submerged cultural resources management plan
As Azores's rapid growth increasingly impacts the natural and cultural resources of the islands, resource management and preservation assume greater importance.
Projects that have the potential to disturb submerged lands that might contain cultural resources, are now happening all over the islands, be it the construction of fishing harbors or the construction of marinas.
Although, the preservation of underwater cultural heritage in situ was considered as a first option, building constraints ruled out the use of non-destructive techniques, non-intrusive survey and sampling for the second phase.
nautarch.tamu.edu /SHIPLAB/angra001-proj.htm   (2293 words)

 Read about Cultural resources management at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Cultural resources management and learn ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cultural resources management (CRM) is a branch of archaeology concerned with the identification, maintenance, and preservation of significant cultural sites in the face of threats such as development, erosion or unsustainable visitor numbers.
It also stresses the importance of heritage interpretation and presentation in communicating the value of heritage to government and the public.
Richard Nixon was most instrumental in passing and developing this legislation, although it has been extended and elaborated upon since.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Cultural_resources_management   (753 words)

 AR 200-4
The key to the successful balance of mission requirements and cultural resources compliance and management responsibilities is early planning and coordination to prevent conflicts between the mission and the resources.
As the federal land manager, the installation commander may determine that certain archeological resources in specified areas under his jurisdiction, and under specific circumstances, are not or are no longer of archeological interest and are not considered archeological resources for the purposes of ARPA (IAW 32 CFR 229.3(a)(5)).
ICRMPs are internal Army compliance and management plans that integrate the entirety of the installation cultural resources program requirements with ongoing mission activities, allow for ready identification of potential conflicts between the installation's mission and cultural resources, and identify compliance actions necessary to maintain the availability of mission essential properties and acreage.
www.gordon.army.mil /dpw/enrmo/ar200-4.html   (11510 words)

 Tyler McConnell Bridge Project :: Historic Evaluation - Cultural Resources Management Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This cultural resources management document was prepared to summarize the results of previous investigations and to identify additional needs with respect to the identification and evaluation of cultural resources in the vicinity of the S.R. 100 to Alapocas Drive transportation improvements study.
The archeological investigations conducted by Thunderbird Archeological Associates (TAA) in 1989 are described and assessed, as are additional cultural resources not identified in the 1989 study.
In the last 30 years numerous cultural resource surveys have been conducted within or near the area of the transportation improvements study.
www.rkkengineers.com /deldot/tmb/he-mgnt_report_abstract.htm   (511 words)

 HHF - Pearl Harbor Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan
HHF led a multidisciplinary team of consultants to prepare the award-winning Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP), as a tool to preserve and manage the historic assets and to ensure integration of cultural resources into Navy planning and decision-making processes.
In terms of cultural resources, the Pearl Harbor Naval Complex encompasses a National Historic Landmark (NHL) district, four individual NHL resources, about 1,400 historic structures, numerous objects, submerged military equipment, significant view planes and landscape features, and roughly 140 known archaeological sites of Native Hawaiian origin.
To retain a holistic perspective, ICRMP utilizes a “cultural landscape” approach to preservation planning that effectively integrates the diverse historic periods, geographic areas, and resource types in the Pearl Harbor region.
www.hhf.com /projects/icrmp.htm   (181 words)

 Cultural Resources Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The ACC Cultural Resources Management Program is responsible for the overall management and preservation of cultural resources on all ACC bases and ranges in ways that are compatible with or which enhance the Air Force's military mission.
The CRM Program resides within the Environmental Division of the Civil Engineering Directorate, Headquarters, Air Combat Command.
The program is authorized by Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act and carried out in accordance with a variety of federal laws and policies, as well as DoD and USAF directives and instructions.
www.cevp.com /cultural.html   (473 words)

 Cultural Resources Management Homepage
Collectively known as cultural resources (or sometimes heritage assets), they are our tangible links with the past.
As an agency of the Federal government, Reclamation is responsible for, and committed to, protecting and managing these irreplaceable resources in a spirit of stewardship for future generations to understand and enjoy.
A Cultural Resources Management (CRM) program was established at Reclamation in 1974 to manage the rich array of cultural resources under its jurisdiction.
www.usbr.gov /cultural   (240 words)

 SSU Anthropology: M.A. Program
The Master of Arts in Cultural Resources Management (CRM) involves the identification, evaluation and preservation of cultural resources, as mandated by cultural resources legislation and guided by scientific standards within the planning process.
The primary objective of the Master's Program in Cultural Resources Management is to produce professionals who are competent in the methods and techniques appropriate for filling cultural resources management and related positions, and who have the theoretical background necessary for research design and data collection and analysis.
The department's Anthropological Studies Center houses archaeology and ethnographic laboratories and a cultural resources management facility.
www.sonoma.edu /anthropology/ma_program.htm   (636 words)

 Jones & Stokes | Home | Services | Cultural Resources Management
Jones and Stokes approaches all aspects of cultural and historical resources work—inventory, evaluation, planning, and management—with authority and innovation.
Our highly experienced cultural resources team meets the professional standards set forth by the Society for Professional Archeologists and the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Standard for Professional Qualifications.
Each team member is skilled at identifying and evaluating precious cultural resources and recommending reuse solutions and mitigation measures.
www.jonesandstokes.com /services/srv_crm.htm   (204 words)

 About Us: LORD Cultural Resources Planning & Management Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
About Us LORD Cultural Resources Planning and Management Inc. is dedicated solely to cultural resource planning.
Cultural resource planning requires a specialist approach to the creative and sustainable development of collections, audiences, exhibitions, buildings and sites.
LORD Cultural Resources is pleased to have worked with Annie Wood at Inventive Women Inc.
www.lord.ca /aboutus/aboutus.html   (140 words)

 UNESCO Bangkok: Grass-roots management of cultural resources
Today there is wide recognition of the need for local community involvement in the conservation of cultural landscapes and natural heritage, as many of the important sites of natural and cultural significance in Asia and the Pacific continue to be inhabited.
However, cultural legacies that were handed down under the care of local communities and which sustained a culture of stewardship through the centuries, face an irremediable threat of extinction.
UNESCO’s cultural programme in Asia and the Pacific aims to create a region-wide grassroots movement for the conservation of traditional cultures, their practices, arts and environments within the context of sustainable development.
www.unescobkk.org /index.php?id=1079   (429 words)

 Cultural Resources Management Functions (Kansas) < Announcement details on eCultural Resources >
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kansas seeks to obtain professional services for the performance of cultural resources management functions in Kansas.
CONTRACT INFORMATION: The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kansas seeks to obtain professional services for the performance of cultural resources management functions in Kansas.
Cultural Resources (Archeological and Historic Properties); and 4) the State Level Agreement between the NRCS and the Kansas State Historic Preservation Officer.
www.eculturalresources.com /announce_details.php?uid=50   (472 words)

 CEMML Cultural Resources
The goal is to ensure that these diverse non-renewable resources are adequately protected and managed in compliance with applicable Federal and state legislation without impeding the military training mission.
CEMML works closely with installation resource managers to ensure that cultural resources are managed in accordance with the requirements of all Federal and state historic preservation legislation, as well as Department of Defense and service-specific regulations governing cultural resource management (CRM).
The Center is also engaged in cultural resources research projects in the areas of geoarchaeology and predictive archaeological modeling, and the development of cost-effective approaches to archaeological site assessment and field data recording.
www.cemml.colostate.edu /cultural.htm   (568 words)

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