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A list of all the learning activities that are required as part of the Historic Preservation Fundamentals Learning Series.
The 2021 Cultural Resources Training Catalog offers both in-person classroom and online learning opportunities for National Park Service employees.
Access online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge in the areas of Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources.
The Preservation Horticulture Video Series introduces the basics of preservation horticulture in the National Park Service. These videos introduce the essential principles and practices in preserving historic plant materials.
Join Dominic as he discusses trowels, hammers, and chisel in this video for the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
America’s archeological resources embody a rich heritage of human experiences and cultural identities. They tell us about people from the past and establish important connections to the present. Interpreters help archeologists fulfill the NPS mission by facilitating personal connections with archeological resources and encouraging stewardship. This learning series is to help interpreters become more familiar
This page is for the Historic Preservation Fundamentals Virtual Offering. All information and course materials are provided on this page.
Internship program providing young people with an overview of landscape management practices through educational workshops and hands-on field experiences.
In this video from the U.S. Forest Service, Bernie Weisgerber goes over the basic techniques for axe grinding and axe work.
Join Karnell Hillscan as he creates a stopwater for a historic boat repair.
Join Rebecca Prasher as she demonstrates canvas sewing techniques.
Learn about the above-ground, noninvasive and minimally-disturbing, invasive techniques archeologists use to make informed decisions about where to investigate.
Learn how archeologists use relative and absolute dating methods to determine the age of sites, artifacts, and the behaviors they represent.
Archeology is an interdisciplinary field, and many archeologists specialize in a subfield of archeology. Learn about the variety of subfields in this resource!
Join crews as they replace old stucco on the columns in the Tanner Amphitheater at Arlington as part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation Video Series.
Join Gail and Mike to learn about matching mortar to historic samples as a part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation Videos Series.
The Guide for Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) on Cultural Landscape Report Contracts provides technical information for NPS staff.
Learn about shaping large granite boulders into cube shapes with Kyle Miraz as part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation Video Series.
Learn about rough splitting large granite boulders to prepare for drystone masonry projects in this video as part of the Trades Alive Video Series.
Dominic DeRubis uses a plugging chisel to remove old mortar between bricks in this video as a part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
Learn from carpenter Mark Stafford has he explains proper chisel technique as a part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
Watch this video to learn about repointing mortar joints in historic structures.