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Learn the basics of project review under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act in this three-day seminar.
This page contains all of the NPS Section 106 training webinars scheduled for 2020. Check back as the list is updated often.
The programmatic agreement provides guidance to NPS Superintendents and cultural resource managers on using the PA during Section 106 reviews in parks.
This workshop gives students an opportunity to gain valuable skills essential to directing and overseeing the preservation, treatment, and maintenance of park cultural resources,
An interactive three-day class providing an overview of tribal consultation.
A collection of reference materials that assist maintenance workers in caring for vegetation significant to the historic character of a cultural landscape.
Handling objects in a museum collection must be done safely and effectively. It is important to learn good handling techniques.
Use these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to answer some of your Section 106 compliance questions!
This learning activity introduces participants to how history is practiced within the NPS and where we preserve and interpret a vast array of natural and cultural resources.
In this learning activity, participants will acquire foundational knowledge of NPS cultural resources and explore the "why” of cultural resource management.
This learning activity is for people who work at sites with historic resources and want to advance their knowledge of historic preservation standards and treatments.
After you have completed this learning activity, you will be able to use relevant, site-specific, resource documents to obtain background information on property history, significance, integrity, and treatment objective.
In this learning activity, participants will learn the types of pruning, proper cuts, timing, and basic tools required in preservation horticulture pruning.
In this learning activity you will learn about the "character-defining features" for historic properties and how character-defining features relate to historic property significance and integrity.
In this learning activity, you will use the seven aspects of integrity to recognize which aspect of integrity can be most affected by work performed at historic properties.
NPS has defined six turf classes to guide parks in setting objectives for turf management and maintenance. This activity describes classes of turf in the National Park System, which vary by function, asset value, species mix and maintenance requirements. Turf may be valued as a facility asset, a natural resource, a cultural resource, or a combination of these, depending upon the situation.
In this learning activity you will identify the four criteria used by the National Register of Historic Places when determining the “Significance” of a historic property and be able to describe the seven aspects used by the National Register of Historic Places when evaluating the "Integrity" of a historic property.
Online training for Getting Started with Section 106.
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.
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.
After interpreters and archeologists work together to develop an interpretive product, the product continues to require maintenance. Learn how to develop a useful maintenance plan for your product in this resource!
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