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San Gemini Preservation Studies Program Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2018 Field School

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2018 Now in its 20th year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities worldwide, San Gemini Preservation Studies Program (SGPS) is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage. We offer students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy where they acquire hands-on experience in preservation and restoration. Session […]

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Student Scholarships Available for the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions’ FORUM, Des Moines, IA, July 18-22, 2018

Student Scholarships Available for the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions’ FORUM Des Moines, IA 18 July – 22 July 2018 Application Deadline: February 23, 2018 The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) is pleased to offer scholarship support to qualified students of undergraduate and graduate-level preservation programs to attend and participate in FORUM 2018 in […]

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National Park Service and University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science CESU Project, History of Parks in Science, Presented at Recent Symposium

The National Park System protects places that have played important roles in the history of various scientific disciplines. Examples include the sand dunes of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, where the first evidence for ecological succession was recorded; Yellowstone National Park, where a hot-spring bacterium was discovered to contain an enzyme that enables modern DNA sequencing […]

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Rally with CESUs Call for Presentations

Rally with CESUs Please save the date and participate! The Cooperative Ecosystem Study Units (CESU) located in the Southeast U.S. present this conference as a forum that brings together resource managers and research scientists to discuss findings and management needs associated with the lands, resources, and cultures of the southeastern United States. The goal of the […]

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Field School Preserves Voices from 1968 Parks Program

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer in the Parks program, the National Park Service­­­–National Capital Region recently engaged George Mason University’s Folklore Studies Program to locate, document, and preserve the stories of past program participants.   To read the full story, please visit https://www2.gmu.edu/inclusive-and-accessible/field-school-preserves-voices-1968-parks-program).

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Recording of Recent CESU Presentation to NOAA Now Available Online

A recording of a recent CESU Network presentation by Jen Lechuga, ONMS Environmental Compliance Coordinator and NOAA CESU Program Manager; Bill Thompson, North Atlantic Coast CESU Research Coordinator; and Danny Filer, Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Coordinator, is now available online at http://library.noaa.gov/About/News/Brown-Bag-Seminars.  This presentation was part of the NOAA Central Library Brown Bag Seminar Series.   

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National Park Contributions to the History of Science Graduate Student Symposium

National Park Contributions to the History of Science Graduate Student Symposium Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 EST John Muir Room, Dept of the Interior Building Off-site? Register for the webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7837708496459946241 What do the hot springs of Yellowstone, the plant communities of Indiana Dunes, and the Pleistocene fossils of Tule Springs have in […]

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Are We There Yet? Preservation of Roadside Architecture and Attractions Symposium Call for Presentations, Papers and Posters

 April 10-12,  2018,  Tulsa, Oklahoma The symposium will bring together architects, engineers, landscape architects, site managers, conservators, facility managers, and other cultural resource professionals to discuss issues related to the preservation of roadside features, such as:The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) will host a three-day symposium on the preservation of roadside architecture […]

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National Park Service Releases Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy

National Park Service News Release Release Date:  January 6, 2017 Contact:    Jeffrey Olson, Jeffrey_olson@nps.gov 202-208-6843   National Park Service Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today released its strategy that connects cultural resources and climate change. The Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy (CRCC Strategy) is a landmark statement for […]

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