Professional Practice

Cultural and Natural Resources: An Integrated Management Strategy(1)

Date: 3/11/2014 - 3/12/2014

Type: Other

Location(s): California


Cultural and Natural Resources: An Integrated Management Strategy
San Simeon, California — March 11-12, 2014

Explore a holistic stewardship approach to an integrated management strategy for cultural and natural resources on public and private lands. These resources often are analyzed and planned for independently, leading to isolated approaches. Through case studies, discuss and evaluate long-term planning and decision-making processes that combine legal and management frameworks to better conserve and preserve the core values of these resources. An agenda is available online at

Identification and Management of Traditional Cultural Places
San Simeon, California — March 13-14, 2014

“Traditional cultural places” (TCPs) are important for the roles they play in community cultural traditions, beliefs, and activities. They must be considered in planning under the National Environmental Policy Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, Executive Orders 12898 and 13007, and other authorities. This seminar explores definitions and methods of identifying and managing impacts on TCPs. An agenda is available online at

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.

These seminars meet the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) and participants will receive 6 PDH HSW each day.

A registration form is available online at The advance registration rate is available through January 30, 2014.

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage. The 2014 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is available online at The 2014 NPI News Release includes the calendar and seminar descriptions

Advance registration rate available through January 30, 2014.
These seminars are being held in cooperation with California State Parks, San Luis Obispo Coast District.

Questions? Please contact us, Thank you.


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