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Connect with fellow Building Geeks by joining the Preservation Trades Network or an NPS program that fosters the traditional trades.
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.
Identify ten skills that you currently consider to be your strengths when collaborating with others and five skills that you most want to strengthen.
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!
This competency describes the skills needed by interpreters and archeologists to effectively interpret the archeological resources of the National Parks.
Section 106 requires Federal agencies consider how their actions affect historic resources. Training options and 106 resources are provided on this page.
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
National NAGPRA administers the national implementation of NAGPRA: developing regulations, assisting Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and other Federal agencies with the NAGPRA process.
This resource provides information on Tribal Historic Preservation Grants, including the application process, reporting requirements and designating a THPO.
Learn more about the requirements for operating both manned and unmanned aircraft in the National Park Service.
Listen to the podcast and take a moment to reflect: How do we decide which objects to preserve? How do our personal criteria compare to the "official" ones?
This course teaches participants how to understand and communicate the importance of clean air and visual resources for national parks.
The NPS has Section 106 Regional Coordinators assigned to each region. The contact information for each 106 Regional Coordinator is provided below.
The purpose of this brief guide is to help staff understand the compliance process and why it produces better projects and decisions.
NAGPRA addresses the rights of lineal descendants, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations to Native American cultural items.
A suite of documents covering the assessment and investigation in ARPA cases.
The Trades Alive video series provides step-by-step tutorials on different aspects of historic preservation in parks.
The NPS Climate Change Response Strategy articulates six principles for effective decision making in a changing climate & lays out a vision to promote climate change science & apply best management practices & sustainable behaviors.
The act authorizes the American Battlefield Protection Program to partner, administer grants, and undertake studies to preserve our battlefield heritage.
This course provides hands-on training in the use of Aquatics Informatics' Aquarius Time Series water quality data management software.
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.
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.