Posted by: wadahp | July 27, 2011


The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of our cultural heritage. The 2011-2012 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is available online at The 2011-2012 NPI News Release includes the calendar and seminar descriptions –

Advance registration rate available through August 2, 2011

Manito Park, Spokane

Landscape Preservation: An Introduction

Seattle, WA — September 13-14, 2011

in cooperation with the National Park Service, Pacific West Region

In this introduction to the basics of cultural landscapes, learn about designed, vernacular, and ethnographic landscapes, and historic sites. Review applicable laws and regulations, and discuss how to identify and inventory character-defining features of a landscape. Explore the concepts of preservation planning and documentation, and the development of the cultural landscape report for use in managing historic and cultural landscapes. Case studies illustrate realistic approaches to effective landscape management and preservation. An agenda is available online at

Instructor. 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

AIA/CES and LA/CES. This seminar meets the criteria for programs in the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects Continuing Education Systems. AIA and ASLA members will receive 6 learning units each day.

Registration. A registration form is available online at The advance registration rate is available through August 2—$450 (2 days). The regular registration rate after that date is $500.

Questions? Please contact us. Thank you.

Jere Gibber

Executive Director

National Preservation Institute

P.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313

703/765-0100; 703/768-9350 fax;

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