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An introduction and refresher on the Tribal consultation process, and forum for advice on best consultation practices for managing park resources.
VRP Training Series provides virtual, synchronous and asynchronous trainings on topics affiliated with the VRP Directorate. This is an on-going training series.
Crucial Conversations teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics—at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and
When and how to use Categorical Exclusions to comply with NEPA when a proposed action has no potential for significant environmental impact.
The Connected Conservation webinars highlight topics and tools aimed at furthering the practice of landscape conservation.
Participants of this 2-hour, live, virtual session will re-engage with the principles of Operational Leadership and will recall the tools available to help manage daily risk for park staff. Attendees will hear about future plans for the service-wide program and will learn additional best practices for operationalizing these principles at the unit level to further
This training series is designed for Cultural Resource Professionals who want to refresh their skills, look more closely at a particular topic, or explore new directions that ARPA may take them in their work.
In this ongoing webinar series, specific topics related to the management of special park uses will be discussed. Each session with begin with an in-depth overview of the selected topic followed by a robust question and answer session. Target audience is Park permit coordinators, compliance staff and staff responsible for signing Special Use Permits. Questions are requested to be submitted prior
Learn on-boarding information, tools, and resources to help enhance your new employee's performance, commitment, & job satisfaction.
NPS Fundamentals: Introductory Concepts for New Employees lays the foundation for a number of the topics that will be covered in the NPS Residential program.
We want to help you start your career on the right foot. This interactive 1-hour webinar covers what you need to be successful in your new NPS career.
The Interpreting Climate Change virtual course provides an overview of the practical knowledge and skills that will enable interpreters to develop effective, engaging programming for both natural and cultural sites.
This course provides an understanding of air resources, why they are important and the laws, regulations and policies governing air resource management.
Participants will find supporting resources and principles to respond to climate change and learn more about ways in which climate change is impacting parks.
Through this course, gain skills in recognizing safety and conflict situations in your park and how to respond and de-escalate conflict.
This free, self-paced, online class uses eight lessons containing videos and exercises to present simple rules of style that improve written communication.
This course explores the critical role science plays in helping the NPS fulfill its mission and meet the mandate of the Organic Act.
This course will help leaders think about how to reconnect with and engage employees, review and rewrite policies, and redesign workspaces in the wake of a pandemic.
In this course, you'll learn what COVID-19 is, who is at the highest risk of contracting it, how it's transmitted, signs and symptoms, and precautions you should take to prevent and treat it.
This course focuses on how employees can foster their flexibility and resiliency in the post-pandemic workplace.
This course covers natural resource stewardship philosophy, laws, and policies governing natural resource management and tools for science-based management.
This course orients students to a natural resource management and science career path, covering natural resource roles, scientific integrity, and ethics.
Students gain an understanding of how to make resource management decisions in the face of accelerating, widespread and complex change and uncertainty.
This course will help volunteers, partners, and employees of parks and recreation agencies prepare for an active shooter situation.
This training opportunity enables NPS employees to learn about the features and functions of Office 365, the new email and collaboration system replacing Google.