A climate change and historic preservation survey from the Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Properties as used in this survey means any district, site, object, building or structure that is listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or is recognized on a local level as a historic building, structure, site, landmark, object or district.

Cultural Resources is used in this survey to refer broadly to museums, libraries, parks, monuments, performance spaces, social halls, cemeteries, and other venues important to the social and cultural life of the local community.

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* 1. Has your community undertaken any actions, discussions, or studies, or formed a group or committee, to prepare for physical effects associated with extreme weather events or changing climate?

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* 2. If so, have they specifically included historic properties or cultural resources as a focus area?

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* 3. Please indicate what, if any, threats may affect historic properties in your community.

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* 4. Please indicate what, if any, threats may affect cultural resources in your community.

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* 5. Are there any historic properties or cultural resources in your community of specific  concern?

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* 6. What would help your community to prepare for any physical effects to historic properties or cultural resources associated with extreme weather events or changing climate?

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* 7. Please provide the name of your town or city.

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* 8. Does your town or city have a Historic Preservation Ordinance?

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