CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION
Divisions of Boating and Waterways, Historic Preservation and Off-Highway Vehicles
For Immediate Release: 3/30/2016
Nominations for Governor’s 2016 Historic Preservation Awards Accepted Now
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Governor’s Historic Preservation Awards. The deadline for the receipt of nominations by the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) is May 11, 2016. The awards will be presented in November 2016 in Sacramento.
OHP welcomes nominations for projects, groups, or individuals demonstrating excellence in historic preservation in California. Established in 1986, the Governor’s Historic Preservation Awards program recognizes the innovation, creativity, and dedication that are at the heart of the efforts to preserve California’s richly diverse heritage.
Nominees can include resource restoration and preservation; civic efforts to preserve, interpretation and education of community history; and companies and public agencies that have exceeded expectations and contractual obligations in preserving the heritage of California. Individuals whose passion for preservation has made a difference and saved numerous cultural, historical, and archaeological treasures may also be nominated.
An independent jury will review the nominations and make recommendations to the Governor for approval.
For more information about this awards program, including this year’s nomination forms, visit www.ohp.parks.ca.gov/governorsawards or contact Diane Barclay, Outreach and Communications Coordinator, at (916) 445-7026 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the Office of Historic Preservation is available at www.ohp.parks.ca.gov.
California State Parks Mission
To provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state’s extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high quality outdoor recreation.