Archives for January 2014

NPI Landscape Preservation Seminars

From April 1-3, The National Preservation Institute will be holding two seminars in Fredericksburg, VA. The first seminar, Landscape Preservation: An Introduction, is an introduction to the basics of cultural landscapes, learn about designed, vernacular, and ethnographic landscapes, and historic sites. The second seminar, Landscape Preservation: Advance Tools for Managing Change, is an advanced landscape preservation seminar, explore the sometimes conflicting issues that direct the process of change and decision making for challenging landscapes. For more information, please follow this link. To register, please follow this link.   … [Read more...]

2014 National Parks Transportation Scholars Program

The National Park Transportation Scholars Program is a unique year long National Parks program for transportation specialists. This program will allow transportation professionals, as well as master's and doctoral candidates in the fields of transportation, engineering, and planning, the opportunity to work with the Park Service  in developing transportation solutions to preserve their resources and enhance the visitor experience. Assignments start in late June and will last for twelve months afterward. Members of the scholar program will be reimbursed for travel expenditures and stipend  $50,000. Applications for this program are due February 28th. For more information on the program and application process, follow this link.  … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Preservati​on South Student Conference

The University of Kentucky Historic Preservation Graduate Organization is hosting the 3rd Annual Preservation South Conference. Preservation South is a student-run conference created to give historic preservation students and students in related fields an opportunity to present and learn from the research of their peers. Students and recent graduates from all over the nation who are interested in presenting are invited and encouraged to submit an abstract of their research. The conference is taking place from February 28 - March 2, 2014 at the University of Kentucky College of Design! Please follow this link for more details.   … [Read more...]

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Training

Are you interested in learning more about Section 106? Well this post is for you! The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is offering two discount programs to students from National Council for Preservation Education member institutions. The Section 106 Essentials is a two-day course designed for those who are new to federal historic preservation compliance or those who want a refresher on the Section 106 regulations and review process. This course explains the requirements of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, which applies any time a federal, federally assisted, or federally approved activity might affect a property listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. For more information, follow this link. March 11-12 Washington, DC – National Building Museum May 20-21 Salt Lake City, UT- Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown June 10-11 Washington, DC – National Building Museum August … [Read more...]