Advocacy Alert

The Michigan legislature returns to session on September 7th. Upon their return, the legislature will enter what is commonly known as the “lame duck” session. House Bill 5232 and Senate Bill 720, the legislation which amends the local historic district act, can be voted on until session has ended for the year. We must remain vigilant by contacting your legislators indicating your continued opposition for the legislation. Please contact your legislators both in the House and Senate via email, phone or written note. You can find your legislators contact information by visiting and .

Volunteer at MHPN

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Michigan Historic Preservation Network Volunteer!

Volunteers have an opportunity to do meaningful work with the MHPN, make a difference in the state, and benefit from professional-quality work experiences that ready them for whatever preservation activities they undertake in the future.

Through thousands of hours of service each year, volunteers not only provide the necessary time and resources for support of the MHPN, but also make this organization more relevant in their own communities and across the state.

Take a look at the volunteer needs described in the links below. If you don’t see something that interests you please contact

We would be happy to tell you about any other opportunities we may have.

Choose the MHPN Committee or Service where your talents or interests fit!



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