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Connect with fellow Building Geeks by joining the Preservation Trades Network or an NPS program that fosters the traditional trades.
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.
Identify ten skills that you currently consider to be your strengths when collaborating with others and five skills that you most want to strengthen.
A monthly webinar series devoted to a chapter-by-chapter review of the standards for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and link to the registration.
Over several decades, NPS staff at National Capital Parks East (NACE) has been converting areas from mowed turf into grassy meadow. Learn their process in this resource!
Learn how to integrate activities into your lesson plans to create effective and engaging lessons for students.
This competency describes the skills needed by interpreters and archeologists to effectively interpret the archeological resources of the National Parks.
After interpreters and archeologists work together to develop an interpretive product, the product continues to require maintenance. Learn how to develop a useful maintenance plan for your product in this resource!
A NPS education developer coordinates educational program logistics, collaborates with partners, facilitates development of programs, & evaluates programs.
Section 106 requires Federal agencies consider how their actions affect historic resources. Training options and 106 resources are provided on this page.
Section 106: Step Three, Assess Adverse Effects
The National Historic Preservation Act requires federal projects to follow the 106 process. Step Two: Identify Historic Properties
National NAGPRA administers the national implementation of NAGPRA: developing regulations, assisting Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and other Federal agencies with the NAGPRA process.
Award winning curriculum which develops the knowledge and competencies of selected employees through a year-long education and training program; learn how to become a mentor here!
This resource provides information on Tribal Historic Preservation Grants, including the application process, reporting requirements and designating a THPO.
Learn more about the requirements for operating both manned and unmanned aircraft in the National Park Service.
Listen to the podcast and take a moment to reflect: How do we decide which objects to preserve? How do our personal criteria compare to the "official" ones?
The FM Workforce Development Guide outlines a self-initiated improvement program in which individuals have control over their own professional development.
Learn how one individual identified her park challenges, the benefits of working with partners, ways to include them in the planning process, and assessment strategies.
Find training and resources to help you make recreation facilities and programs accessible to people with all levels of ability.
Learn more about students who were tasked with creating a gravity-driven water filtration system that gets dirty water as clean as possible and the results.
Learn how teacher Monique Trauger inspired and encouraged her students to be creative and open in a writing exercise and how can you use this technique!
This course teaches participants how to understand and communicate the importance of clean air and visual resources for national parks.
As a curriculum-based education program specialist in a national park, you have the ability to significantly impact lives; learn how an effective work environment can strengthen your team and increase the impact you make.