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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!
The programmatic agreement provides guidance to NPS Superintendents and cultural resource managers on using the PA during Section 106 reviews in parks.
The NPS has Section 106 Regional Coordinators assigned to each region. The contact information for each 106 Regional Coordinator is provided below.
Section 106 requires Federal agencies consider how their actions affect historic resources. Training options and 106 resources are provided on this page.
Take the 30-day CLEAR challenge, as an individual or park unit, to improve workforce engagement.
This appendix provides guidelines for NPS park, center, and regional compliance with NAGPRA statute and regulations.
The purpose of this brief guide is to help staff understand the compliance process and why it produces better projects and decisions.
A collection of reference materials that assist maintenance workers in caring for vegetation significant to the historic character of a cultural landscape.
Handling objects in a museum collection must be done safely and effectively. It is important to learn good handling techniques.
Use these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to answer some of your Section 106 compliance questions!
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.
This resource provides information on Tribal Historic Preservation Grants, including the application process, reporting requirements and designating a THPO.
Museum tutorials show how to successfully manage a park collection. On this page, NPS museum experts show how to manage archival collections.
Museum tutorials show how to successfully manage a park collection. On this page, NPS museum experts show how to manage cultural collections.
Museum tutorials show how to successfully manage a park collection. On this page, NPS museum experts show how to manage a Natural History Collection.
The Preservation Horticulture Workshop provides participants with the foundation of maintaining trees and shrubs in a historic cultural landscape.
The Guide for Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) on Cultural Landscape Report Contracts provides technical information for NPS staff.
Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of fire blight, a common disease that affects plants in the rose family, including apples, pear, and peach.
Tree topping is a drastic pruning practice used to reduce the height of a tree. Learn steps to mitigate the effects of poor pruning or damage to the top of the tree.
Learn how to gain access to the collection of Cultural Landscape Guidance Documents on the Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA).
This video identifies considerations for replacing trees in historic landscapes, from selection to replanting techniques.
Fruitful Legacy explores U.S. orchards and provides technical guidance, illustrations and tables, relevant organizations, and an extensive bibliography.
The Cultural Landscape Report Collection is available to parks & the public through IRMA. CLRs are used in many aspects of National Park Service management.
Learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an insect that feeds on ash tree species, and methods to monitor, mitigate, and restore EAB infested areas.