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Selecting nursery stock or creating specifications for planting can have a large impact on successful plant establishment in the cultural landscape.
When tree removal is needed in NPS cultural landscapes, the preservation objective is generally to replace contributing trees in order to preserve the historic character. These considerations for planning, planting, and establishment will make your tree replacement project a success.
As dedicated employees who love their work but struggle with good work-life balance, NPS employees might be prime candidates for work-related burnout.
Check out this poster for succinct definitions of federal employee and supervisor expectations.
Use the US Fish and Wildlife Service's online decision tree and toolkit to help you understand conduct and performance issues and how to make determinations.
Learn more about the new training oppportunities the Fundamentals Program has developed for FY20 which enable mid-career employees and folks who can't travel to GRCA to participate!
Make your EPAPs reflect the work you and your staff are really doing and become more marketable with NPS standardized EPAP language.
This recorded webinar provides supervisors, managers, and human resources specialists the necessary tools to effectively implement the new Park Ranger (I) Standard Position Descriptions.
Learn more about the requirements and enrollment process to participate in the New Supervisor Development Program.
An on-boarding buddy provides immediate support and guidance in order to help new employees become productive and engaged members of your work unit.
As you’re preparing your Trades Alive video, here are some good tips and tricks to remember while filming. It’s easy to remember These videos are meant to be tutorials, and at the end, you want your audience to know and understand how to do the technique you’re using. So, make them easy to remember and
An introduction to creating videos for Trades Alive, an effort to generate a community approach to creating historic preservation trades tutorial videos.
Access a list of on-boarding resources to help you develop a plan for the first week or two with a new employee on your team.
The following reading list provides book titles to help both new and seasoned leaders gain new perspectives and develop their skills in leadership and personnel management.
The SESCDP is a 12-month program focused on developing Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) competencies to prepare candidates to lead at the executive level.
Offered on an as-needed basis, this course is designed for those charged with supporting day-to-day facility management operations in the NPS.
There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy versus poison oak since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. Learn more here!
As you’re using the Trades Alive video kits, here are some good tips and tricks for operating the Osmo+. To start, check out the Osmo+ User Guide. Seven moves you can make use of while filming. Using slow motion. If you have a Lynda.com subscription, this may be a good course for you on the Osmo. If
Use this template of questions to help write your Trades Alive script. Also, check out the full template at the bottom of this page. We’ve written examples for each step in italics. Topic What is your topic? This should be easily summarized in 3-5 words. Painting Historic Interiors. Audience Who are you making this video
Video Kits How to request a kit Tips and Tricks with the Osmo+ Other Tutorials What makes a good video How to write a script
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Resetting a Stone Grave Marker To learn more, visit Resetting a Stone Grave Marker. Lifting and Hoisting Stone Grave Markers To learn more, visit Lifting and Hoisting Stone Grave Markers. Resetting Ground-Supported Headstones To learn more, visit Resetting Ground Supported Headstones. Cleaning a Stone Grave Marker To learn more, visit Cleaning a Stone Grave Marker.
Learn about repairing wooden windows.
Watch Jason Church discuss a traditional Louisiana construction method called Bousillage, a Louisiana French term for walls made of mud. To learn more, visit Bousillage.