The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage. The 2013-2014 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is available online at www.npi.org. The 2013-2014 NPI News Release includes the calendar and seminar descriptions.
Advanced registration available through August 2, 2013.
These seminars are being held in cooperation with the National Park Service, Alaska Support Office
Renewable Energy Development: Impacts on Cultural Resources
Anchorage, AK — September 10, 2013
Identify the impacts and effects that large-scale renewable energy development, such as solar and wind power, geothermal projects, and corridor development may have on cultural resources. Understand the infrastructure systems required and review approaches for identifying resources. Discuss the legal and consultation requirements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Explore the time frames and options for addressing impacts on cultural and natural resources. An agenda is available online at www.npi.org.
NEPA Compliance and Cultural Resources
Anchorage, AK — September 11-12, 2013
Learn about environmental impact analysis, cultural resource management, and historic preservation responsibilities and relationships. Assess practical applications for effectively integrating the analyses required by the National Environmental Policy Act, related environmental regulations, and the National Historic Preservation Act. An agenda is available online at www.npi.org.
CERCLA and NHPA Coordination for Superfund Sites
Anchorage, AK — September 13, 2013
Identify opportunities to coordinate Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) responses at Superfund remediation sites that may include cultural sites or be a historic property. Focus on how to anticipate and plan for incorporation of the Section 106 process into project management and community consultation. Learn how to determine if NHPA applies, evaluate the use of feasibility studies and risk assessments, and discuss the conclusion and resolution of the process. An agenda is available online at www.npi.org.
Instructor. Claudia Nissley, president, Nissley Environmental Consultants; former director, Western Office, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and Wyoming State Historic Preservation Officer; specialist in preservation issues relating to NHPA, NEPA, CERCLA, ARPA, and NAGPRA
LA/CES. The Renewable Energy and NEPA 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. Advanced registration is available through August 2, 2013.
Questions? Please contact us. Thank you.
National Preservation Institute
P.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313
703/765-0100; 703/768-9350 fax