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Participants will gain a working knowledge of photogrammetry and learn about associated equipment, field work planning and techniques, processing, and products.
This online, self paced course outlines the key Section 508 requirements that federal agencies must follow to be considered compliant.
A series of three webinars will use the Results-Based Accountability (RBA) Framework to address challenges related to workplace environment, supervision, and employee and visitor engagement.
A one-day 106 agreements class led by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
ACHP offers multiple one-day essentials courses providing an overview of the Section 106 review process.
This course will help volunteers, partners, and employees of parks and recreation agencies prepare for an active shooter situation.
This course provides an understanding of air resources, why they are important and the laws, regulations and policies governing air resource management.
This workshop introduces students to beginning preservation engineering concepts for historic wood structures.
This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the basics of wood window preservation, including documentation, stripping, scraping and sanding, back-bedding and glazing, and painting.
In this class, participants will learn how to build and manage upward relationships, both with their boss and those higher.
This course provides an overview of legislation, regulation, authorization, directive and policy that form the basis for the Volunteer-In-Parks program.
In this Challenge, play the role of coach to an IT Systems Engineer who isn't on board with the need for coaching. Learn how to manage resistant coachees.
The Connected Conservation webinars highlight topics and tools aimed at furthering the practice of landscape conservation.
Many employees experience career stagnation. This course examines strategies to overcome it.
In this course, participants will learn how to effectively plan and implement all phases of an oral history project and will explore how interviews can in turn help inform preservation treatment plans.
This course explores the four most important principles of managing wilderness. The stories and case studies are based on real situations.
In this workshop, students examine historic structures in the field and record conditions on a site-wide scale in an effort to identify the root causes of building failure.
This primer provides an overview of the planning and design basics needed to develop interpretive media products.
This course covers how to create a clear and persuasive message in PowerPoint 2016 and how to use sound, images, color and styles to optimize visual impact.
In this class participants will inventory of their values, interests, skills, and needs and learn how to develop and implement an action plan to further their career.
This online module explores methods of planning and executing an effective career development path.
An interactive three-day class providing an overview of tribal consultation.
This self-paced course explores the reasons we write and teaches the essential elements of effective interpretive writing.
This course covers evaluating proposals for scientific activity in wilderness related to paleontological resources while preserving wilderness character.
This class exercise explores the many critical factors to take into account when planning how to focus self-development efforts.
The Eppley Institute for Parks & Public Lands is offering an online certificate program aimed at helping professionals establish a strong foundation in the physical and programmatic components of accessibility compliance. During the four-unit course, participants will explore various components of disability and accessibility, access, and standards and guidelines for accessible design. Each of the
This course covers managing paleontological resources found in wilderness, including defining paleontological resources, stewardship, and law and policy.
Through this course, gain skills in recognizing safety and conflict situations in your park and how to respond and de-escalate conflict.
This course discusses the options available when you're trying to get your career on the right track, from in-house job changes & lateral moves to promotion planning.
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how treatment decisions are developed, how resources are evaluated, and how compliance, laws, and Secretary of the Interior’s Standards are directly connected to the work performed by trades personnel.
This workshop will introduce students to historic masonry preservation with a focus on the properties and weathering of masonry system components, and the use of traditional methods for repair.
This workshop provides an introduction to Integrated Pest Management, with special emphasis on pest issues in parks located in the Northern Rockies.
Trainees will build on science foundations for preserving wood windows and focus on lead safety, joinery, dutchman repairs, and fabrication of rails, stiles, and muntins.
Welcome to the Interpreting Climate Change (ICC) Self-Study Modules. These modules are designed for self-study -- in your own time and at your own pace.
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.
Participants will find supporting resources and principles to respond to climate change and learn more about ways in which climate change is impacting parks.
This course explores the critical role science plays in helping the NPS fulfill its mission and meet the mandate of the Organic Act.
During this webinar, a Microsoft trainer will provide an overview, best practices, and tips and tricks for using Microsoft PowerApps.
This course orients students to a natural resource management and science career path, covering natural resource roles, scientific integrity, and ethics.
In this course, you will learn about the ideas that formed and transformed the NPS, the people who supplied those ideas, and the laws that shaped the NPS.
This course provides an in-depth look at the inventory and monitoring process associated with paleontological resources in wilderness resources.
This course provides you with an understanding of why emotional intelligence abilities are important as a leader.
This simulation course provides a tool to practice your leadership skills by leading an organization through a significant transition.
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.
Learn more about Power BI, a collection of software services, apps, and connectors that work together to turn unrelated sources of data into coherent, visually immersive, and interactive insights.
Explore how to create time-saving automation using Microsoft Power Automate (formerly known as Microsoft Flow) to simplify common repetitive tasks.
Students gain an understanding of how to make resource management decisions in the face of accelerating, widespread and complex change and uncertainty.
This course explains the legal basis for managing air quality in wilderness and the various issues involved for management.
This course will discuss the qualities of wilderness character and the dilemmas in keeping wilderness natural yet untrammeled.After completing this course, you should be able to:Describe and differentiate the natural and untrammeled qualities of wilderness characterExplain the dilemma that might exist in trying to preserve these two qualities while managing resources in wildernessRecognize the influences on making management decisionsApply a 4-step process for making natural resource restoration decisions that optimized both the natural and untrammeled qualities of wilderness character
This course discusses the process for evaluating proposals for conducting scientific activity in wilderness and while preserving wilderness character.
This course presents the legal foundation for managing natural resources in wilderness and addresses the myths and realities of wilderness management.
This course addresses monitoring goals and methods and weighing the costs associated with gathering precise and accurate data from monitoring efforts.
This course discusses the basis of lightscape resource management, including the threats and principles for management of night sky in wilderness.
This course covers monitoring soil and water resources, management and mitigation and restoration of impacts on soil and water in wilderness.
This course covers sounds versus noises in acoustical environments in wilderness and identifies threats and strategies for addressing soundscape management.
This course presents guidelines and current policies managers can follow when managing threatened and endangered species in wilderness.
This course defines the vegetation component of wilderness resource, their value to wilderness and mandated management policies.
The NRSS monthly webinar series shares the work NRSS is doing, what's happening in the field of science and natural resources, and how you can get involved.
This course focuses on how employees can foster their flexibility and resiliency in the post-pandemic workplace.
Join this advanced one-day landscape preservation seminar and explore the sometimes conflicting issues that direct the process of change and decision-making for challenging landscapes.
Join this one day course reviewing emerging technologies for documenting and preserving cultural resources, preceded by basic and advanced GIS courses.
This one-day seminar covers advanced GIS techniques and expands on the preceding two-day introductory basics course.
Join this two day course on GIS technology to provide better planning and decision making for our national heritage.
A three-day seminar focusing on memoranda of agreement and programmatic agreements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
This online module is a refresher course for NPS Agreements Technical Representatives to maintain their current ATR certification.
The National Park Service (NPS) Scorecard is a compilation of key performance and efficiency measures that assist in the justification of funding requests.
This online component addresses prerequisite WF skills and knowledge to help you get ready for the field‐based course and eventual competency evaluation.
This training opportunity enables NPS employees to learn about the features and functions of Office 365, the new email and collaboration system replacing Google.
Learn on-boarding information, tools, and resources to help enhance your new employee's performance, commitment, & job satisfaction.
This course covers natural resource stewardship philosophy, laws, and policies governing natural resource management and tools for science-based management.
This course provides a basic understanding of NPS concessions and the responsibilities of a Concession Management Specialist.
This class explores the ways you can be proactive in advancing your career and successful in achieving your career goals.
This workshop combines classroom and hands-on field work to give trainees an effective introduction to pre-contact masonry preservation, with special emphasis on preservation at archaeological sites.
The course encourages participants to challenge their views on cultural and wilderness stewardship, identify the common ground, and work together to solve complex issues.
This course defines internal customers, expectations placed on serving internal customers and how to treat your coworkers as you would external customers.
In this course, you'll learn about guidelines and techniques for each stage of an on-site customer service visit: preparation, arrival, service, wrap up, and follow up.
In this course, participants will learn many techniques that can help consistently deliver the best customer service over the phone.
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 covers how to analyze staffing needs, project future staffing needs, and ensure that recruitment efforts successfully bring in new employees.
This workshop will focus on preservation challenges for multi-material masonry resources that have a legacy of incompatible treatments.
This course teaches you strategies for teleworking efficiently, staying "plugged in" to the office, and managing your interactions with co-workers and customers.
Through this web-based training, OPM covers the essentials of managing teleworkers.
Successful organizations employ coaching as a means to improve performance. Explore the five steps of effective coaching in this quick, 6 minute course.
Are you new to working with the National Park Service? Join us as we cover some of the basic concepts needed by all employees to meet the NPS mission.
The purpose of this course is to acquaint you with the contents of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and its application in managing a wilderness area.
This course teaches students the mechanics and associated concepts of moisture, air, and energy dynamics as a starting point before examining how to effectively manage these in historic structures.
Participants will learn how to be more productive in their professional and personal lives by learning to manage time, stress and resources effectively.
This training provides step-by-step training for logging on to a workstation with your PIV card.
Discover how to manage the performance appraisal process on a year-round basis and learn tips for using performance appraisals to your advantage.
This course covers visitor use management in wilderness, explains why it is necessary, reviews the relevant authorities and examines management challenges.
This course contains four modules that introduce the process for monitoring campsites, trail impacts and visitor use in wilderness.
This course covers factors that contribute to recreation impacts, and examines management strategies and tactics for solving visitor use impact problems.
This 1-hour interactive webinar provides on-boarding resources new NPS employees need to be successful in their new NPS career.
This five day Wood and Log Preservation and Repair workshop covers beginning wood science and log repair techniques to prepare trainees to effectively care for these important buildings.
This free, self-paced, online class uses eight lessons containing videos and exercises to present simple rules of style that improve written communication.