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The Forest Service guide to Road Closures and Obliteration outlines procedures and techniques for closing existing roads on Forest Service lands.
Published by: | Content Team: Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Find training and resources to help you make recreation facilities and programs accessible to people with all levels of ability.
Published by: | Content Team: Accessibility, Service Wide Skills, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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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.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations

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The Park Roads and Parkways Program Handbook provides guidance and best practices for creating safe and cost-effective transportation systems in the NPS.
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This fact sheet provides considerations for making transportation systems accessible for persons with disabilities as well as offering additional links.
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North Country National Scenic Trail published this handbook covering the essentials of trail design, construction, and maintenance.
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A calendar of training and conference events for those engaged in trail work at all levels, both professional and volunteer.
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This directory provides a listing of NPS Arborists organized by state.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations

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This Learning Activity will introduce you to the policy for "NPS Chainsaw Safety for Non-Wildland Fire Operations" and the basics of chainsaw operation.
Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Roads, Trails and Grounds

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There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy versus poison oak since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. Learn more here!
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The restoration of the turf on the National Mall neared completion on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 when the final roll of new sod was laid.
Content Team: Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields
Updated August 8, 2016

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Vehicle fire in the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park
Published by: | Content Team: Fire and Aviation Management, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations

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Approximately 20% of the population has a disability which means millions of visitors to National Parks have challenges with mobility, hearing & seeing. Learn the top 4 myths of accessible facilities.
Published by: | Content Team: Accessibility, Service Wide Skills, Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Roads, Trails and Grounds

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Learn about rough splitting large granite boulders to prepare for drystone masonry projects in this video as part of the Trades Alive Video Series.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship, Roads, Trails and Grounds

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Also provided for other agencies, the USFS Standard Trail Plans provide plans, drawings, and specifications for the construction of Forest Service trails.
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The USFS Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook is a wealth of information related to trail construction, made in partnership with the USDA & FHA
Published by: | Content Team: Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields
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