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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.
Selecting nursery stock or creating specifications for planting can have a large impact on successful plant establishment in the cultural landscape.
Learn how to gain access to the collection of Cultural Landscape Guidance Documents on the Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA).
Find training and resources to help you make recreation facilities and programs accessible to people with all levels of ability.
A CUA is a permit that authorizes suitable commercial services to a park that are determined to be an appropriate use of the park.
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.
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.
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 information about new enhanced features in some AMRS reports. These features can help with data analysis and review.
As the NPS prepares to enter a new calendar year and continues to reach visitors both in-person and online, watch this webinar to gain knowledge from experts in digital media and accessibility. Content areas include captioning, audio description, alternative text, and social media.
Access resources for understanding and implementing the parametric scoring process. This process will determine portfolio level deferred maintenance.
A collection of reference materials that assist maintenance workers in caring for vegetation significant to the historic character of a cultural landscape.
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.
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.
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.
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.