7 CFR 3100.43 - Policy.
(a) The nonrenewable cultural environment of our country constitutes a valuable and treasured portion of the national heritage of the American people. The Department of Agriculture is committed to the management - identification, protection, preservation, interpretation, evaluation and nomination - of our prehistoric and historic cultural resources for the benefit of all people of this and future generations.
(b) The Department supports the cultural resource goals expressed in Federal legislation. Executive orders, and regulations.
(c) The Department supports the preservation and protection of farms, rural landscapes, and rural communities.
(d) The Department is committed to consideration of the needs of American Indians, Eskimo, Aleut, and Native Hawaiians in the practice of their traditional religions.
(e) The Department will aggressively implement these policies to meet goals for the positive management of the cultural environment.