American Cultural Resource Association
The American Cultural Resources Association(ACRA) is the national trade association supporting, promoting, and advocating for the common interests of cultural resource management (CRM) firms of all sizes, types,and specialties since 1995. ACRA’s 150-plus member firms employ over 2,000 people nationwide, working in historic preservation, history, archaeology, anthropology, architectural history, historical architecture, and landscape architecture. ACRA members work closely with state governments, federal agencies, state and tribal historic preservation officers, private sector groups, and the general public. ACRA member firms undertake most of the legally mandated CRM studies and investigations in the United States, and work to create a balance between economic development and protection of historically important resources.