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Published on Jan 31, 2017
Hear from Mark Bouman, president of the Calumet Heritage Partnership and Chicago Region Program Director for the Field Museum. Mark discusses the latest on the feasibility study for the Calumet National Heritage Area, the process for establishing a national heritage area and what it means for the Region.
The Calumet Heritage Partnership is a bi-state non-profit organization formed in 1999 to advocate for a heritage area in the wake of a National Park Service study done at the time for a Calumet Ecological Park. It holds an annual heritage conference and it has been the lead advocate for the heritage area with strong support from Field Museum staff.