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Learn about the de-escalation model, S.L.O.W., and the ways you can implement the model in your interactions with park visitors.
News You Can Use Landscape Culture is a quarterly newsletter publication for landscape stewards prepared by the NPS Park Cultural Landscapes Program. Please find past issues of the newsletter below. SUMMER: Read the Summer 2019 edition (PDF) Replanting John Muir’s Victorian Garden 1 Selecting Nursery Stock Part 2: Plant Inspection Employee Spotlight: Lanette King Pests
This page is designed to empower you with resources curated by a diverse group of Employee Learning & Development staff members from across the service to support you in being either a mentor, mentee, or both!
Learn on-boarding information, tools, and resources to help enhance your new employee's performance, commitment, & job satisfaction.
2020-2021 dates for the "On-boarding for Success: An NPS Supervisor's Primer" are open and available. Sign up for a webinar session now!
Peer Coaching & feedback are the bedrock of making interpretation better. Feedback helps us see new ways interpretive experiences can grow and change.
Use this toolkit to help host structured conversations with your team members; the conversation prompts and facilitation resources can help you create an environment of respect, inclusion, and safety.
Pulse surveys are intentionally designed to provide quick, actionable insights into the health of a park or program, hence the name ‘pulse.’
What interests you? What do you love learning about? Building Audience Centered Experiences (ACE) is all about how curious we are
A more holistic examination of our shared history can help us better integrate knowledge into a new way of being and interacting together. Use these resources to learn more.
Access a list of discussion guides designed to help you open lines of discussion with visitors, explore new perspectives, invite mutual learning, and potentially evolve collective meaning.
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.
Tips for keeping your drinking water supply safe when you're using less of it.
The Workplace Satisfaction Project shares a menu of diverse morale building resources that employees at any level can use to improve their workplace.
Learn how to transform your website into a thriving hub of a much larger creative community by just checking the fuel gauge and seeing how full of good, useful content your website is.
Find a series of quick reference guides to help you build new digital experiences for your visitors. The guides are easily downloadable as PDFs, or browsable right here on the CLP.
In this resource, learn how to encourage your visitors to participate and express themselves virtually.
Learn how to leverage social media and questions to engage visitors and encourage them to join a virtual conversation.
The Cultural Resources Training Catalog for 2020, offering both in-person classroom and online courses for National Park Service employees
Watch Jason Church discuss a traditional Louisiana construction method called Bousillage, a Louisiana French term for walls made of mud. Watch the Video To learn more, visit Bousillage.
Watch the Video To learn more, visit Application and Preparation of Limewash.
Watch the Video To learn more, visit Iron Fence Repair.
Resetting a Stone Grave Marker To learn more, visit Resetting a Stone Grave Marker. Lifting and Hoisting Stone Grave Markers To learn more, visit Lifting and Hoisting Stone Grave Markers. Resetting Ground-Supported Headstones To learn more, visit Resetting Ground Supported Headstones. Cleaning a Stone Grave Marker To learn more, visit Cleaning a Stone Grave Marker.
Looking to build your interpretive skills? There’s no need to pay for tuition or fees to get the latest and greatest interpretive learning. So much of it lives right here in the Common Learning Portal! From workbooks and activities you can explore, to books and blogs you should read, there’s so many resources to help
Learn how you can use ACE to develop programs and experiences for your younger audiences too!