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May 1, 2023

Contact: Kristina Wyckoff
State Historic Preservation Office, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-521-6381

State Historic Preservation Office to Host Webinar on Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

OKLAHOMA CITY — On Wednesday, May 10, at 1 p.m., the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will offer a free webinar as an introduction to, or a refresher of, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

Kristina Wyckoff, SHPO’s Section 106 coordinator and historical archaeologist, will explain the importance of the Section 106 process. Her position as coordinator is to assist people involved in that process in Oklahoma. This presentation will also include guidance for submitting projects for OKSHPO review.

The webinar will discuss the NHPA; Section 106 requirements and regulations; adverse effects on historic properties; and streamlining Section 106 reviews.

Registration is required. For more information, contact Wyckoff at 405-521-6381 or kristina.wyckoff@history.ok.gov.

The State Historic Preservation Office is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.


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