National Heritage Responders

Is an emergency (such as a natural or man-made disaster) affecting your institution? Call our response team 24/7 at

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Need help from a conservator? Call 202-452-9545 or use our Find a Conservator tool.

Conservation Advocacy Award

This award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of conservation professionals who, through substantial efforts in public outreach and advocacy,
have advanced the field of conservation and furthered the cause of conservation.

How to Nominate:
Write a letter and email us outlining why you think the nominee should receive this award. Nominations must be received by December 15, and should be sent to

Past Recipients

2016: John R. Watson
2014:  Suzanne Davis
2013:  Dr. Nancy Odegaard
2012:  Rosa Lowinger