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
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.npi.org