Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School

From August 31st to September 6th 2014, Field School will hold thee week-long sessions at Fisher Bottoms—a Bureau of Land Management property located in Bonneville County in Eastern Idaho.

The Field School will focus on stabilizing and documenting historic log structures on the property. Major hands-on projects will incude replacing log sills, and potentially reroofing parts of some structures. Participants will have the opportunity to develop treatment recommendations following the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.  Instruction will be provided by Field School faculty, supplemented by visiting experts.

An evening lecture series on theory and practice in historic preservation will be open to participants as well as members of the public. Speakers will include individuals with professional and academic experience. Specific names and dates will be finalized in Spring 2014.

On Wednesdays, an all-day field trip will take participants to other sites of historical interest in the vicinity. Fisher Bottoms is in close proximity to the Yellowstone  and Grand Tetons units of the National Park System, as well as the communities of Jackson Hole and Idaho falls.

Scholarships are available! Applications are due May 1, 2014.

Please follow this link for the application and more details.

 

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