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2020 HALS Challenge: Vanishing or Lost Landscapes

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 contest.

For the 11th annual HALS Challenge, we invite you to document vanishing or lost landscapes. Many historic American landscapes are under threat or have been lost. Threats include development pressure, neglect, and climate change.

By documenting vanishing or lost historic landscapes for HALS, you may increase historic landscape awareness with your local governments and preservation commissions by illuminating these almost-forgotten vestiges of America's past.

People from every state are hereby challenged to focus their 2020 vision to complete at least one HALS short format history to document vanishing or lost landscapes. Preservation through Documentation!

31 July 2020: Submission deadline

For further information contact:

Chris Stevens
chris_stevens@nps.gov
202-354-2146