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Find Historic Preservation Commissions in Wisconsin

Historic Preservation Commission List (PDF)
See PDF of contact information for Local Historic Preservation Commissions in Wisconsin. Maintained by the Wisconsin Historical Society..
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Wisconsin's Major Historic Preservation Statutes

Read an overview of role of state statutes and see the compendium of primary state historic preservation laws (PDF).
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How to Find and Ask for Support from Government

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 1 of 2
Your historic preservation advocacy group can accomplish great things by building a good relationship with government officials.
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How to Target Government Outreach Efforts to the Right People

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 2 of 2
Learn how elected officials get their information so you can target your group's outreach to the right people
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Lobbying Tips for Grassroots Historic Preservation Advocates

Make the most of your meeting with an elected official or political staffer by takinge the right actions before, during, and after the meeting.
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Government Outreach Tips for Advocates

Get to Know Your Elected Officials and their Staff
Government outreach for advocates means two things: establishing relationships with the right people, and knowing who does what.
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Lobbying Opportunities for Historic Preservation Advocates

Your historic preservation advocacy group can make a lasting impression on Congressional members by showing up in Washington D.C.
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How a Professional Lobbyist Can Help Your Historic Preservation Group

A professional lobbyist can be a good investment when your historic preservation group wants to do a targeted campaign.
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Heritage and Preservation Caucuses

An Effective Tool to Advocate for Historic Preservation Public Policies
Caucuses offers the structure to create new programs and policies that respond to ever-changing preservation needs.
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How to Work with Your Local Government to Advocate for Historic Preservation

Your historic preservation group can work with your local government to advocate for a historic preservation ordinance and commission.

Education, Advocacy, and Lobbying: Why Your Historic Preservation Group Needs to Know the Difference

To avoid tax penalties, learn the differences between education, advocacy, and lobbying.

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