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Section 106: A Review for Experienced Practitioners

Detailed Seminar Agenda

Seminar Overview

Review regulations, standards, guidelines, and related laws relevant to Section 106 review. Discuss issues, problems, and "tricks of the trade," with an emphasis on ways to employ creativity and flexibility to reduce complexity and improve effectiveness.


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

Evaluation Comments

"Exceeded my expectations-good discussions and explanation of new regulations-good use of examples."

"[The seminar offered] creative mitigation solutions."

"[It] gave clarification of the regulations and their use in our everyday work."

"It gave a nice refresher to my past Section 106 experience."

"It took issues I knew about and expanded on them."

"The real world examples of members of the class were most helpful in clarifying the regulations."


Experienced practitioners of Section 106 review who need a general update.

Continuing Education Credits

This seminar meets the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) and participants will receive 6 PDH HSW each day.
Self-reporting often is an option for members of other professional organizations that require continuing education credits.

Locations and Dates

  • Fredericksburg, VA
    September 20-21, 2016
    offered in conjunction with
    Native American Cultural Property Law
    in cooperation with
    the National Park Service,
    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park,
    the University of Mary Washington,
    Department of Historic Preservation,
    and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Seminar Location, Hours, and Hotels

Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.

Cost (see Register for more information)

$500 (6-week advance registration); $550 (regular registration)

Rate for 4 days including
Native American Cultural Property Law:
$800 (6-week advance registration); $850 (regular registration)

Customized/On-Site Training

NPI also offers this seminar as customized on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. Seminars can be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or for further information.

Detailed Seminar Agenda

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