To find out more about Cultural Resource Management, please consult the following links:
Project Compliance and Review in New York State (NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Field Services Bureau). This gives you an excellent background to Federal and State mandated cultural resources review of projects.
U. S. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). This is an independent federal agency that is a major policy advisor on historic preservation. Their site contains an in-depth guide to the federal review process (Section 106) for cultural resources.
Text of Federal
Laws, Regulations, etc. (National Park Service)
And other links of general interest:
Service Cultural Resources page
National Register of Historic Places
New York State Museum
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation
Register of Professional Archaeologists
Society for American Archaeology
Society for Historical Archaeology