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Upcoming Workshops

Announcing National Preservation Institute Workshops To Be Held in Tallahassee

Topics: Section 4(f) Compliance for Historic Properties, and Preservation Planning and Policy Development for Historic Roads

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage. The 2012–2013 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is available online at www.npi.org. The 2012–2013 NPI News Release includes the calendar and seminar descriptions www.npi.org/NewsRelease2012-13.pdf.

Advance registration rate available through October 5, 2012 in cooperation with the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources.

Section 4(f) Compliance for Historic Properties
Tallahassee, FL — November 14–15, 2012

Section 4(f) of the DOT Act of 1966 is triggered by projects funded or approved by a U.S. DOT agency that propose the use of historic property or land from a publicly owned park, recreation area, or refuge. Examine the stringent approval standards of this substantive law and discuss ways to better integrate and streamline Sections 4(f) and 106 with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. An agenda is available online at www.npi.org.

Instructor: Joe Trnka, AICP, CEP, NEPA specialist with Kirkham Michael; specializes in NEPA, Section 106, and Section 4(f) projects

Preservation Planning and Policy Development for Historic Roads
Tallahassee, FL — November 16, 2012

Explore the current tools and techniques used for the identification, preservation, and management of historic roads. As an emerging area of historic preservation, planning and policy for historic roads presents new challenges for the historic preservation professional. Learn how to apply transportation policies to historic roads, balance safety and function with historic preservation objectives, and build awareness and new constituencies for the legacy of highway design in the United States. An agenda is available online at www.npi.org.

Instructor: Dan Marriott, principal and founder of Paul Daniel Marriott + Associates, a historic and scenic road preservation planning firm specializing in linear corridor studies, regional planning strategies and analysis; author of Saving Historic Roads: Design and Policy Guidelines

LA/CES: These seminars meet the criteria for programs in the American Society of Landscape Architects Continuing Education System and ASLA members will receive 6 learning units each day.

Registration: A registration form is available online at www.npi.org/register.html. The advance registration rate is available through October 5 for $450 (2 days – Section 4(f)) / $275 (1 day – Historic Roads) / $600 (3 days – both seminars).

After that date, the regular registration rate is $500 (2 days – Section 4(f)) / $325 (1 day – Historic Roads) / $650 (3 days – both seminars).

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
info@npi.org; www.npi.org