State Worker

Section 106 may seem like purely an issue to be handled by the federal government, but it is an important tool for any state or local government to be well acquainted with. Knowledge of Section 106 can be important for a situation when a locally important historical site is in danger, and if you or your department are ever needed to be at the table during a discussion about a nearby historic site. If you are already in the preservation field or in your state SHPO, knowledge of Section 106 can help you move up and possibly make the jump from a state to a federal career.