Why is Participatory Conservation Important? By Y. Choc
'Public participation is essential to decision-making in cultural heritage issues, and in recent years it has become an increasingly focal point of the conservation process. The poster outlines the benefits to be gained from participatory conservation, and lists possible methods in which conservators may engage the public to participate. The content is presented mainly from the standpoint of built heritage sites conservation, but the principles apply equally to all conservation specialisations.'