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A Guide to Cultural Landscape Reports describes their content, process, and format, with techniques for research, documentation, and evaluation.
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The Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of historic landscapes.
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The American Battlefield Protection Program promotes the preservation of significant historic battlefields associated with wars on American soil.
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The American Horticultural Society blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture.
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The American Public Gardens Association is a nonprofit organization committed to increasing the knowledge of public garden professionals in North America.
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The American Society for Environmental History increases awareness of current environmental issues by creating a context based in historical understanding.
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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has launched a new guide for resilient design and landscape planning.
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In 2015, BOEM published 'Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes,' that provides guidance for tribal consultation in advance of proposed undertakings.
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Internship program providing young people with an overview of landscape management practices through educational workshops and hands-on field experiences.
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A video introduction to bridge grafting from Buckner Orchard. The technique is used to stabilize historic fruit trees.
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A California based nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating the beauty of California’s historic gardens and landscapes.
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The California Preservation Foundation CPF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving California’s diverse cultural heritage and historic places.
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The Civil War Trust is a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of America's endangered Civil War battlefields.
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The Cultural Landscape Inventory (CLI) Professional Procedures Guide defines the data elements, organization, and methodology of the CLI.
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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!
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Learn how to gain access to the collection of Cultural Landscape Guidance Documents on the Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA).
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The Cultural Landscape Report Collection is available to parks & the public through IRMA. CLRs are used in many aspects of National Park Service management.
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The Cultural Landscapes Inventory (CLI) report collection is available to parks and the public through IRMA.
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Cultural Resource Enterprise GIS Data is now available for the NPS employees.
Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Archeology, Cultural Landscapes, Historic Structures, History, Museums, Preservation Assistance Programs
Updated October 20, 2020

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The Cultural Resource Geographic Information Systems Facility (CRGIS) uses GIS and GPS technologies in documenting and managing cultural resources.
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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.
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Learn the three components of creating defensible space in a cultural landscape and review a example from the field that successfully uses these components.
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Director's Order #28 requires the protection and management of cultural resources in NPS custody through effective research, planning, and stewardship.
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Learn how to identify whether an old fruit tree in your park is an heirloom variety or not.
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FLS initiates projects with institutions and individuals that promote and advance landscape history and historic landscape design, theory, and practice.
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Fruitful Legacy explores U.S. orchards and provides technical guidance, illustrations and tables, relevant organizations, and an extensive bibliography.
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GCI works to advance conservation practice in the visual arts, broadly interpreted to include objects, collections, architecture, and sites.
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Heritage Documentation Programs include the Historic American Buildings Survey and Engineering Record and the Historic American Landscape Survey.
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Step-by-step guide for soil testing. A soil test is an essential tool for cultural landscape preservation maintenance, as it reveals the health of the soil.
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The International Council on Monuments and Sites is an international organization dedicated to conservation of the world’s monuments and sites.
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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
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The Landscape Institute works to protect, conserve and enhance the natural and built environment for the benefit of the public.
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LALH is committed to fostering an understanding of the fine art of landscape architecture and appreciation for North America’s varied landscape heritage
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Chapter 7 of the National Park Service Cultural Resource Management Guideline provides procedural guidance for the management of cultural landscapes.
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NAPC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building strong local preservation programs through education, advocacy, and training.
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NAOP is the only national organization solely dedicated to preserving the Olmsted legacy by providing advocacy, research, and education.
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The NCSHPO coordinates SHPOs and their staff and communicates and represents the SHPOs with federal agencies and national preservation organizations.
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Each of the 2500+ National Historic Landmarks represents an outstanding aspect of American history and culture, whether a building, site, or district
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Learn the history behind Mission 66 and how the era greatly enlarged the park system and expanded entire categories of parks.
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This directory provides a listing of NPS Arborists organized by state.
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Learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an insect that feeds on ash tree species, and methods to monitor, mitigate, and restore EAB infested areas.
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Learn more about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and discover potential ways to control the spread of disease to hemlock trees.
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Use this resource to identify plants using images within a free database provided by the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.
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This video of a replacement planting at historic Chatham Gardens demonstrates considerations for planting boxwood hedges in historic gardens.
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In this learning activity, participants will learn the types of pruning, proper cuts, timing, and basic tools required in preservation horticulture pruning.
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A collection of reference materials that assist maintenance workers in caring for vegetation significant to the historic character of a cultural landscape.
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Learn more about the best practices for turf management as part of preservation maintenance of historic properties.
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Meet Robert Melnick, Professor Emeritus at the University of Oregon and champion of cultural landscape education, and learn about his career and history.
Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields
Updated June 7, 2018

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Held in October 2015, the Maritime Cultural Landscape Symposium gathered representatives of government & tribal programs, scholars, & consultants to discuss MCLs.
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This video identifies considerations for replacing trees in historic landscapes, from selection to replanting techniques.
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Selecting nursery stock or creating specifications for planting can have a large impact on successful plant establishment in the cultural landscape.
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SGHS provides resources and educational opportunities in historic horticulture and in the preservation of historic gardens and landscapes.
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The Technical Preservation Services (TPS) office of the National Park Service is responsible for historic preservation policy and guidance.
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The act authorizes the American Battlefield Protection Program to partner, administer grants, and undertake studies to preserve our battlefield heritage.
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The American Society for Landscape Architects is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members.
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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.
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TCLP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the public’s awareness and understanding of the importance of America’s cultural landscapes.
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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.
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This is an introduction to cultural landscapes of the National Park Service. The video is an overview of how cultural landscapes are defined and managed.
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Preservation basics of the National Park Service, including guiding legislation and preservation maintenance such as preservation horticulture.
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These videos introduce turf management in cultural landscapes, including a history of turfgrass & how turfgrass can be managed to reflect historic character.
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This video demonstrates the whip and tongue grafting horticultural technique, including the tools and materials, type of cut, and safe hand position. The technique joins two woody plants so that they grow together.
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