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Land Acknowledgments are statements developed in consultation as a means to recognize the connections between indigenous people and their ancestral lands.
This learning activity presents a series of videos to introduce key concepts of scenario planning in the context of climate change adaptation.
The NPS Integrated Pest Management program, in collaboration with the NPS invasive species programs, is hosting weekly webinars in 2021. Presenters will share information on topics such as Invasive Species, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Use Proposal System (PUPS), and Museum Management.
The Connected Conservation webinars highlight topics and tools aimed at furthering the practice of landscape conservation.
Your Regional Environmental Coordinator should be your first point of contact for park-specific NEPA questions.
Develop your ability to analyze a big, complicated project or issue and distill it down into the narrative core that is both concise and compelling.
Citizen science is a great thing to do in national parks! This page provides guidance, resources, toolkits, and related information.
Learn about a 2016 program bringing high school students to Cape Cod and Indiana Dunes to learn about and spread the science of climate change effects.
Learn how to use citizen science to support your agency's mission, and the benefits citizen science projects provide to science and outreach programs.
The Career Academy for Natural Resources is an array of developmental opportunities that allow you to map your own path to professional growth.
This web page contains three self-paced, on-line lessons intended to improve the quality and readability of scientific writing.
The NEPA Citizens guide is for citizens to effectively participate in the review of environmental effects in Federal decision making.
Access recordings of monthly webinars that share information about what's happening in the field of science and natural resources, and how you can get involved.
Find online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge and skills in Natural Resources and Science.
Training and other resources for employees who may encounter or respond to petroleum and chemical spills.
This training is targeted to all park employees who may see a spill, such as a car rollover, incident on the beach, release from oil and gas operations on parklands, or otherwise come across a spill. It serves as a guide for employees to follow during their daily operations to prevent the spread of contamination and injury and to notify the correct response team.
Discover how concepts from improvisational theater can improve professional communication skills in a small, interactive group setting.
The Disaster Recovery Training Series will give you an understanding of what you may encounter while serving as an NCR Disaster Recovery Field Coordinator.
A selection of federal laws that you may encounter as a natural resource professional with the National Park Service.
Discover the ABT (And, But, Therefore) Framework, a powerful tool that helps your communication be both concise and compelling.
The RAD decision framework is a simple tool for resources managers to use when tackling the practical and philosophical challenges of responding to rapid, irreversible ecological change.
By the end of this learning activity, you will be able to: • Discuss major steps for planning Climate Smart Recovery. • Identify effective communication strategies. • Identify scientifically valid sources for data on climate change. What Can I Expect? This Learning Activity will take about 20 minutes to complete and includes links to additional resources. You can start and stop at any time—we’ll track your progress and let you pick up where you left off. You must visit each section and finish the activities in order to mark this training as complete. NCR Disaster Recovery Training Series Planning for a Climate Smart Future is part five of a five-part training series that addresses the importance of Climate Smart Recovery. To complete the entire series, you will need to visit all of the following links:
This learning activity will introduce you to the effects of climate change and the major factors that influence disaster recovery and planning.
By the end of this learning activity, you will be able to:
- Discuss projected impacts of climate change on natural resources.
- Describe specific pathways to plan for climate change during natural resource recovery projects.
This learning activity will introduce you to cultural resources and disaster impacts, and how you can work towards climate smart cultural resource disaster recovery.