NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION (NECA)
Renew your membership for 2019 or join for the first time by visiting our membership page!
Please renew your membership by the end of January to be included in the 2019 directory. If you joined NECA last year after October 1, your membership will be applied to this year.
NECA is now on Facebook - visit our page and "like" us to keep up on NECA events and other news.
Please visit our "Other Conservation Events" page under the Events and Workshops tab for information on conservation-related events in the New England area.
Email announcements will be sent with a full
semester’s schedule twice a year. Detailed reminders with directions for each meeting will be sent two weeks prior to the scheduled date.
Please contact us ("Contact Us" under the About Us tab) if you are interested in serving on the board or if you have any ideas/suggestions for a future NECA meeting or workshop.
Members are encouraged to post related announcements (for example, job postings, lectures, exhibitions, meetings, etc.) through NECA. Please send your announcement to email@example.com and it will be forwarded to the directory by email and posted on our website.
Call for speakers for the New England Conservation Association's Annual Regional Intern/Fellow Presentations!
This year NECA’s Annual Intern/Fellow Presentations will take place on the evening of April 25th at the Old Schwamb Mill at 17 Mill Lane in Arlington, MA. (https://www.oldschwambmill.org/main.html) .
NECA is seeking four speakers to present at this year’s event. Presentations will each be 20 minutes long and may focus on current or past projects, or a combination. Interns/fellows at various stages of their conservation careers as well as from a variety of conservation specialties are sought and encouraged to present. This includes pre-program, graduate, and post graduate or advanced level fellows and interns. Presenters will be selected on a combination of a first come basis and to represent a range of lab/institution types, geographic locations, stage of career, and conservation specialty.
This event is a popular, annual event for NECA members. While the talks are typically formal PowerPoint presentations, the atmosphere is casual, collegial and supportive.
If you are interested in giving a presentation or have any questions, please email NECA Board Member Jess Chloros (firstname.lastname@example.org), with your name, job title, and a brief description of your proposed presentation topic.
The Use of Gels for Stain Reduction in Paper Based Objects with paper conservator Daria Keynan
The workshop will be hosted by the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts on September 13-14, 2019. Please visit our Upcoming Workshops page for more details!