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The act authorizes the American Battlefield Protection Program to partner, administer grants, and undertake studies to preserve our battlefield heritage.
Learn more about the requirements for operating both manned and unmanned aircraft in the National Park Service.
Tips for keeping your drinking water supply safe when you're using less of it.
This annotated list contains some of the many important laws that apply directly and indirectly to the daily operations of the National Park Service.
Policy Memorandum 13-01 establishes an updated policy for National Park Service (NPS) employees driving on official travel.
If you're entering areas like crawlspaces and manholes, the OSHA's Confined Space in Construction standard may apply to you.
What It Is The policies contained in Chapter 6: Wilderness Preservation and Management provide guidance in the management of designated, recommended, potential and proposed wilderness areas located within National Park Service lands. Covered topics include: Wilderness eligibility considerations Resource management Scientific activities Fire management Trails and campsites Signage Native American access and use Rights-of-way Why It
What It Is Reference Manual #41: Wilderness Stewardship provides comprehensive guidance to National Park Service employees responsible for managing and preserving wilderness character and wilderness resources throughout the NPS system. RM-41 serves as Level 3 guidance, and includes relevant legislation, regulations, Management Policies, other instructions or requirements issued through Director’s Order #41, as well as
Wilderness is a valuable resource and must be protected. This tool will help you determine whether a wilderness permit should be issued.
The Superintendent's Compendium contains closures and use restrictions that help protect park resources and keep visitors safe. Learn more here!
General NPS statutes have moved from from Title 16 U.S Code to Title 54 U.S. Code. Learn why and how it impacts the National Park System here!
The programmatic agreement provides guidance to NPS Superintendents and cultural resource managers on using the PA during Section 106 reviews in parks.
Section 106: Step One, Initiate the Process.
NAGPRA addresses the rights of lineal descendants, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations to Native American cultural items.
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
This recorded webinar informs affected employees about the implementation of the new Park Ranger (I) Standard Position Descriptions and the potential impact to their own positions.
Learn about the importance of Section 106 and how the loss of Penn Station in New York helped lead to the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Service and comfort animals are a part of everyday life for many NPS employees. This article guides you on how to manage requests for animals in park housing.
Access Section 106 sample letters to help you craft your own! These letters are real life examples from previous projects to use as a guide.
The National Historic Preservation Act requires federal projects to follow the 106 process. Step Four: Resolve Adverse Effects.
The Determinations of Eligibility are regulations that provide guidance in evaluating if a property is eligible for inclusion in the National Register.
Director's Order #28 requires the protection and management of cultural resources in NPS custody through effective research, planning, and stewardship.
This order sets forth policy and assigns responsibilities for administering the Fee Program, including legal requirements, roles and types of fees.
Learn about the importance of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act in this engaging and brief video.