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Parks by the People: Park Visioning and Participatory Design Webinar
There is no fee to attend.
However, space is limited! Register now!
April 7 – April 16
Proposal Deadline: March 1, 2016
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.
Registration. Registration is available at www.npi.org/register.html.
Section 4(f) Compliance for Historic Properties
Seminar held in cooperation with the National Park Service, National Capital Region
Washington, DC — March 16-17, 2016
Section 4(f) of the DOT Act of 1966 is triggered by projects funded or approved by a U.S. DOT agency that propose the use of historic property or land from a publicly owned park, recreation area, or refuge. Examine the stringent approval standards of this substantive law and discuss ways to better integrate and streamline Sections 4(f) and 106 with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. An agenda is available at www.npi.org.
Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills for Cultural and Natural Resource Managers
Seminar held in cooperation with the University of Virginia, Institute for Environmental Negotiation, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources
Richmond, VA — March 22-24, 2016
Laws and regulations related to cultural and natural resources often require participatory processes that can be mired in conflict and misunderstanding. Projects frequently can be more effectively navigated when stakeholders use collaborative processes and mutual gains negotiation during consultation to resolve problems and develop win-win solutions. Through interactive exercises and role plays, learn to understand conflict management styles, practice negotiation skills, and design a stakeholder consultation process to address issues in a timely manner and prevent conflict from escalating. An agenda is available at www.npi.org.
LA CES. These seminars meet the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System.
The New American Garden exhibit: The Landscape Architecture of Oehme, van Sweden
National Building Museum
The exhibition is being organized in collaboration with the Cultural Landscape Foundation.
Chicago Botanic Garden, photo © Nate Matthews courtesy The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Access this online gallery guide provided by The Cultural Landscape Foundation before or after your visit. The exhibit closes on May 1.
SAVE THE DATE!
2016 VA ASLA Fall Conference and Awards Program
September 16-17, 2016