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Hurricane Season Preparations for U.S. Gulf Coast Cultural institutions
May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join the National Park Service on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM CT to review the 2021 U.S. Gulf Coast hurricane season, preparations, and response for cultural institutions. Dan Reilly, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at National Weather Service Houston/Galveston, will discuss the upcoming hurricane season and hurricane preparedness with content about the specific risks from wind, rain, flooding, and tornadoes that are associated with hurricanes in the U.S. Gulf Coast. Jason Church, Chief of Technical Services at the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT), will discuss preparing buildings and collections in the event of a storm. Richard McAlister, MSSM, Spokesperson & Meteorologist for the American Red Cross of Central and South Texas, will discuss personal safety and resilience. Steve Pine, Senior Conservator of Decorative Arts, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance (TX-CERA), will moderate this webinar hosted by NCPTT and Houston Art Alliance.
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