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Landscape Preservation: Advanced Tools for Managing Change

Detailed Seminar Agenda

Seminar Overview

In this advanced landscape preservation seminar, explore the sometimes conflicting issues that direct the process of change and decisionmaking for challenging landscapes. Review the practice and discuss the implications of inventorying, evaluating, treating, and maintaining landscape resources. Identify tools and techniques for managing change when difficult issues affect the process. Understand the philosophical foundations for making sound, educated decisions about the preservation and long-term management of historic and cultural landscapes.

This seminar is combined or offered in conjunction with Landscape Preservation: An Introduction.

Faculty

Lucinda A. Brockway, program director for cultural resources, The Trustees of Reservations; formerly principal and owner, Past Designs, a landscape preservation and design firm specializing in preservation and management of historic landscapes; author of two books and several articles on historic landscapes

or

Nancy J. Brown, ASLA, historical landscape architect, experience with National Park Service, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, and University of Virginia; currently at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; specialist in cultural landscapes and Section 106

Evaluation Comments

“I thought the seminar provided beneficial information that I can use to do my job more effectively."

“Excellent presentation of current landscape preservation issues and definitions; case studies were well chosen and relevant.”

“I feel like I’ve learned a lot without having to read a dozen text books.”

“It helped me think about divergent ideas regarding periods of preservation, intent of design, and potentially resolving conflicting uses.”

“It helped me to be able to look at a property more cohesively.”

Participants

Prerequisite: Landscape Preservation: An Introduction or equivalent. Landscape preservation specialists; landscape architects; architects; archaeologists; historians; managers of historic properties; cultural resource specialists, preservation specialists.

Continuing Education Credits

This seminar meets the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) and participants will receive 6 PDH HSW each day.
 
Self-reporting often is an option for members of other professional organizations that require continuing education credits.

Related Seminars
Landscape Preservation: An Introduction
Preservation Planning and Policy Development for Historic Roads

Locations and Dates

  • Tallahassee, FL
    September 18, 2014
    offered in conjunction with
    Landscape Preservation: An Introduction
    in cooperation with the
    Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources
     
  • Santa Fe, NM
    October 22, 2014
    offered in conjunction with
    Landscape Preservation: An Introduction
    in cooperation with
    the National Park Service, Intermountain Region, and
    the New Mexico State Historic Preservation Division
     
  • Sitka, AK
    April 30, 2015
    offered in conjunction with
    Landscape Preservation: An Introduction
    in cooperation with
    the National Park Service, Alaska Support Office
    and Sitka National Historical Park

Seminar Location, Hours, and Hotels

Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.

Cost (see Register for more information)

$275 (6-week advance registration); $325 (regular registration)

Rate for 3 days including Landscape Preservation: An Introduction:
$600 (6-week advance registration); $650 (regular registration)

Customized/On-Site Training

NPI also offers this seminar as customized, on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. Seminars can be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or info@npi.org for further information.

Detailed Seminar Agenda

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