The National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting nominations for the 2009 National Preservation Awards. These awards recognize individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate excellence in historic preservation (preserving, rehabilitating, restoring or interpreting America’s architectural and cultural heritage). Individuals who have been involved in an outstanding preservation project completed in the past three years, or those who know of a corporation, nonprofit organization, public agency, or individual who has helped save a part of America’s local or national heritage, are encouraged to submit a nomination. The deadline for nominations is March 2, 2009. See the National Preservation Awards page for more information and instructions on how to apply.