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Cemetery Preservation and Cemetery Landscape Workshop

National Preservation Institute Workshops

October 18 - October 19, 2016


Austin, TX

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Cemetery Preservation
Austin, TX—October 18-19, 2016

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. Read full agenda. www.npi.org/sem-cemet.html

Cemetery Landscapes: A Practical Guide to Care and Maintenance
Austin, TX—October 20, 2016

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. Read full agenda. www.npi.org/sem-cemLS.html

Register. www.npi.org/register.html

NPI, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage.

Questions? Please contact National Preservation Institute / 703.765.0100 / info@npi.org / www.npi.org

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Start:
October 18, 2016 @ 8:00 AM
End:
October 19, 2016 @ 5:00 PM
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National Preservation Institue
Phone:
703.765.0100
Website:
www.npi.org

Venue

Unnamed Venue
Austin, TX United States
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National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119