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A collection of reference materials that assist maintenance workers in caring for vegetation significant to the historic character of a cultural landscape.
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.
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!
Section 106 requires Federal agencies consider how their actions affect historic resources. Training options and 106 resources are provided on this page.
Find training and resources to help you make recreation facilities and programs accessible to people with all levels of ability.
Using the ADA Planning Guide as a reference, learn how to plan an event or program with accessibility in mind.
The Preservation Horticulture Workshop provides participants with the foundation of maintaining trees and shrubs in a historic cultural landscape.
What the video to receive an introduction to the Facility Management Software System (FMSS) & the National Park Service's Enterprise Asset Management (EAM).
This training session orients facilities managers to existing policies that guide NPS climate change response actions.
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.
The Park Roads and Parkways Program Handbook provides guidance and best practices for creating safe and cost-effective transportation systems in the NPS.
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.
In 2015, BOEM published 'Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes,' that provides guidance for tribal consultation in advance of proposed undertakings.
This page acts as a comprehensive guide to learning about the conservation and restoration of glass with plain glazing.
Learn more about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and discover potential ways to control the spread of disease to hemlock trees.
This book provides readers with standards and guidelines gathered from 102 experts in the window preservation field.
Preservation basics of the National Park Service, including guiding legislation and preservation maintenance such as preservation horticulture.
Learn more about the best practices for turf management as part of preservation maintenance of historic properties.
This video of a replacement planting at historic Chatham Gardens demonstrates considerations for planting boxwood hedges in historic gardens.