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    1. [LA-CEMETERY-PRESERVATION] Cemetery Preservation
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    3. The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage. The NPI seminar schedule is available at www.npi.org. Advance registration is available through August 18, 2015These seminars are being held in cooperation withChicora Foundation, Inc. andthe Bureau of Indian Affairs, Midwest Regional Office Cemetery PreservationMinneapolis, MN — September 28-29, 2015 Learn how to begin a cemetery preservation or restoration project and how to help ensure that sound choices are made to avoid harming what you seek to protect. Discussions focus on current issues in cemetery preservation, such as recording and documenting cemeteries and graveyards, undertaking preservation efforts, and exploring conservation techniques and issues. An agenda is available online at www.npi.org. Instructors. Debi Hacker, conservation administrator of Chicora Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit heritage preservation organization specializing in research, public education, conservation, and preservation for museums, archives, and historic organizations and Michael Trinkley, Ph.D., director of Chicora Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit heritage preservation organization specializing in research, public education, conservation, and  Cemetery Landscapes: A Practical Guide to Care and MaintenanceMinneapolis, MN — September 30, 2015 Learn how to protect historic cemetery landscapes, preserve integrity of design, and safeguard tombstones and monuments while pursuing a practical outlook on maintenance and budget concerns. Explore approaches to caring for softscapes, or plantings, and hardscapes, including roads, pathways, and benches. Discuss effective pruning and cutting techniques, and when chemicals and heavy equipment can be safely and productively used. Review the basics of short- and long-term preservation plans. An agenda is available online at www.npi.org. Instructor. Debi Hacker LA CES. This seminar meets the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System and participants will receive 6 PDH HSW each day. Registration. A registration form is available online at www.npi.org/register.html. The advance registration rate is available through August 19, 2015. Questions? Please contact us. Thank you. Jere GibberExecutive DirectorNational Preservation InstituteP.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313703/765-0100; 703/768-9350 [email protected]; www.npi.org  Michelle [email protected] 360-451-8394C. 253-304-6423

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