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...]

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...]

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 … [Read more...]