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The nomination process isn’t only about filling in the blanks or checking off items on a list. It’s about capturing the essence of your byway and communicating that distinctiveness to the reviewers and ultimately to the potential travelers. Your nomination needs to demonstrate to the reviewers why your road is worthy of designation by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. You need to win your audience over and make them want to learn more about your byway.
Applications are invited for Federal Save America’s Treasures Grants. Save America’s Treasures grants are available for preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and collections and on nationally significant historic properties. Applications must be received by no later than 5:00 pm EST, February 1, 2005.
In Washington, D.C. today, EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt presented the agency’s 2004 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement to five communities in three states for innovative approaches to development that strengthen community identity and protect the environment.
The National Scenic Byways Program recently announced the FY 2005 solicitation for National Scenic Byways Program grants.
As you begin compiling information about your byway in preparation for nomination, keep your eye on quality more so than quantity. Quality is as important to the preparation of your nomination as it is for the integrity of your byway, the significance of Intrinsic Quality(s), and the authenticity of the visitors’ experience.