Posted by: wadahp | June 23, 2010

Reaching and Writing Agreements Under Section 106

 Date: September 15-16, 2010
Where: Portland, OR
Cost: $695 (see website for available discounts)
Course Description
This course discusses both the dynamic process of negotiating agreements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the techniques of writing the memoranda of agreement, programmatic agreements, and other agreement documents that result from consultation. Understanding both process and technique are essential to reaching desired results from the Section 106 process in an efficient and low-conflict manner.
After completion of the workshop, participants will understand: 
  • Regulatory requirements for consultation and agreements under Section 106
  • Effective approaches to consultation
  • When to use different kinds of Section 106 agreements
  • Alternatives to reaching agreement
  • Rules of the road and pitfalls to avoid in reaching and writing agreements
  • How to use and avoid abusing standard stipulations
  • How to maximize the likelihood that an agreement will work
  • Different kinds of programmatic agreements and their uses

Course Materials


Federal Projects and Historic Places: the Section 106 Process. AltaMira Press, 2000.

Questions? Visit our website for more information on SWCA’s training courses or contact SWCA Training  to inquire about customized, on-site courses.


  1. Isn’t Dr. and PhD redundant? No offence to Tom.

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