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A science-based foundation that allows the NPS to manage natural resources day to day while focusing on long-term ecological integrity and viability.
The mission of the Wilderness Stewardship Program is to identify & designate specific areas and to steward those lands at the highest level of protection.
Section 106 requires Federal agencies consider how their actions affect historic resources. Training options and 106 resources are provided on this page.
The NPS has Section 106 Regional Coordinators assigned to each region. The contact information for each 106 Regional Coordinator is provided below.
Take the 30-day CLEAR challenge, as an individual or park unit, to improve workforce engagement.
Citizen science is a great thing to do in national parks! This page provides guidance, resources, toolkits, and related information.
This appendix provides guidelines for NPS park, center, and regional compliance with NAGPRA statute and regulations.
The programmatic agreement provides guidance to NPS Superintendents and cultural resource managers on using the PA during Section 106 reviews in parks.
Download the Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for more information on how to adapt historic buildings to be more resilient to flooding risks
The purpose of this brief guide is to help staff understand the compliance process and why it produces better projects and decisions.
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!
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 resource provides information on Tribal Historic Preservation Grants, including the application process, reporting requirements and designating a THPO.
The NPS Climate Change Response Strategy articulates six principles for effective decision making in a changing climate & lays out a vision to promote climate change science & apply best management practices & sustainable behaviors.
Museum tutorials show how to successfully manage a park collection. On this page, NPS museum experts show how to manage archival collections.
Museum tutorials show how to successfully manage a park collection. On this page, NPS museum experts show how to manage cultural collections.
Museum tutorials show how to successfully manage a park collection. On this page, NPS museum experts show how to manage a Natural History Collection.
The Preservation Horticulture Workshop provides participants with the foundation of maintaining trees and shrubs in a historic cultural landscape.
Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of fire blight, a common disease that affects plants in the rose family, including apples, pear, and peach.
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.
Explore these wilderness resources to learn more about the Wilderness Stewardship Program and become a wilderness steward.