Section 106: A Review for Experienced Practitioners


Review regulations, standards, guidelines, and related laws relevant to Section 106 review. Discuss issues, problems, and "tricks of the trade," with an emphasis on ways to employ creativity and flexibility to reduce complexity and improve effectiveness.

Detailed Agenda


Claudia Nissley, president, C. Nissley Environmental Consultants; a nationally recognized expert in cultural heritage laws and practices; author, educator, and consultant; former executive manager with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and governor-appointed Wyoming State Historic Preservation Officer

Evaluation Comments

"Exceeded my expectations-good discussions and explanation of new regulations-good use of examples."

"[The seminar offered] creative mitigation solutions."

"[It] gave clarification of the regulations and their use in our everyday work."

"It gave a nice refresher to my past Section 106 experience."

"It took issues I knew about and expanded on them."

"The real world examples of members of the class were most helpful in clarifying the regulations."


Experienced practitioners of Section 106 review who need a general update.

Locations and Dates

  • In-person seminars will resume in 2021; please check back for updatesClick here or go to About NPI for an update on training during COVID-19.
  • Santa Fe, NM
    April 20-21, 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19
    offered in conjunction with
    NAGPRA and ARPA: Applications and Requirements
    in cooperation with the
    the National Park Service, Intermountain Region, and
    the New Mexico State Historic Preservation Division

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)

$550 (6-week advance registration); $600 (regular registration)
Discounted rates are available for multiple seminars taken during the same week.

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 for further information.