Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations
Legacy Resource Management Program
Nationwide Context, Inventory, and HeritageAssessment of Works ProgressAdministration and Civilian ConservationCorps Resources on Department of DefenseInstallations
ByDr. Susan GoodfellowMarjorie NowickChad BlackwellDan HartKathryn Plimpton
Prepared For:Department of DefenseLegacy Resource ProgramPROJECT 07-357
In 1990, Congress passed legislation establishing the Legacy Resource Management Program to provide financial assistance to the Department of Defense (DoD) efforts to preserve our natural and cultural heritage. The program assists DoD in protecting and enhancing resources while supporting military readiness. A Legacy project may involve regional ecosystem management initiatives, habitat preservation efforts, archaeological investigations, invasive species control, Native American consultations, and/or monitoring and predicting migratory patterns of birds and animals.Three principles guide the Legacy program:
. Stewardship initiatives assist DoD in safeguarding its irreplaceable resources for future generations. By embracing a leadership role as part of the program, the Department serves as a model for respectful use of natural and cultural resources. Through partnerships, the program strives to access the knowledge and talents of individuals outside of DoD.
Prepared By:engineering-environmental Management, Inc.July 2009