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The mission of the Wilderness Stewardship Program is to identify and advance park lands to become part of the National Wilderness Preservation System
6 Minutes for Safety is an interagency wildland fire safety training program which delivers relevant one page daily topics, This Day in History, and the Wildland Firefighter Week of Remembrance to all wildland firefighters. Primary objectives include: To help firefighting personnel to actively troubleshoot known high risk situations encountered on the fireline. Promote a vigilant fire
The ability to pick ourselves up when life knocks us down is called resilience. How have you increased your resilience when confronted with roadblocks?
This course will help volunteers, partners, and employees of parks and recreation agencies prepare for an active shooter situation.
The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute provides scientific research services for the four National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) agencies.
Learn more about the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and the training opportunities the training center offers.
Each year the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center & its partners offer one or more free webinars on different topics. Access new & archived webinars here.
Learn more about the requirements for operating both manned and unmanned aircraft in the National Park Service.
This article provides tips for the perfect desk configuration for your teaching style, your students, and your classroom space.
The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register.
This course explores the four most important principles of managing wilderness. The stories and case studies are based on real situations.
What It Is Director’s Order 41 – Wilderness Stewardship provides accountability, consistency, and continuity in the National Park Service (NPS) wilderness stewardship program, and guides servicewide efforts in meeting the requirements of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131-1136). This Order clarifies, where necessary, specific provisions of Management Policies 2006 and establishes specific instructions and requirements.
Director's Order #50B provides guidelines for NPS employees in reference to managing risk on the job, no matter what position they hold.
The purpose of this Director’s Order is to set a new Servicewide direction, with increased emphasis on the prevention of visitor incidents.
This Director's Order defines responsibilities and establishes the standards for electronic information published by the NPS on the Internet and Intranet.
The purpose of this Director’s Order is to provide direction to NPS personnel who interact with Members of Congress and congressional staff.
Learn about Emergency Preparedness & Emergency Operations plans for incident management at the park level and management/relief for emergency situations.
This course covers evaluating proposals for scientific activity in wilderness related to paleontological resources while preserving wilderness character.
The FLETC is absolutely committed to providing the best training possible to all of the law enforcement organizations that we serve.
2014 Fire & Life Safety Deficiencies Identified in Buildings that House Cultural Resources- pdf
This course covers managing paleontological resources found in wilderness, including defining paleontological resources, stewardship, and law and policy.
Through this course, gain skills in recognizing safety and conflict situations in your park and how to respond and de-escalate conflict.
This article explains and defends the "contradictory mandate" inherent in the Organic Act of 1916.
These training plans cover the requirements for becoming a Public Information Officer, whether you are working at the local, regional or national level.
This 4 page PDF provides useful tips to help trainers select effective instructional strategies and technologies as they design a course or class.
During this course, participants will deliver 3 presentations over 3 days with feedback provided from course instructors after each session.
Find aviation training that meets standards for natural resource agencies at the Interagency Aviation Training website.
This course provides an in-depth look at the inventory and monitoring process associated with paleontological resources in wilderness resources.
The national Leave No Trace (LNT) training program has grown to include over 6,500 Leave No Trace Master Educators, and Leave No Trace Trainers.
This appendix provides guidelines for NPS park, center, and regional compliance with NAGPRA statute and regulations.
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group provides information on training and qualifications, publications, tools and resources for wildfire personnel.
This course explains the legal basis for managing air quality in wilderness and the various issues involved for management.
This course will discuss the qualities of wilderness character and the dilemmas in keeping wilderness natural yet untrammeled.After completing this course, you should be able to:Describe and differentiate the natural and untrammeled qualities of wilderness characterExplain the dilemma that might exist in trying to preserve these two qualities while managing resources in wildernessRecognize the influences on making management decisionsApply a 4-step process for making natural resource restoration decisions that optimized both the natural and untrammeled qualities of wilderness character
This course discusses the process for evaluating proposals for conducting scientific activity in wilderness and while preserving wilderness character.
This course presents the legal foundation for managing natural resources in wilderness and addresses the myths and realities of wilderness management.
This course addresses monitoring goals and methods and weighing the costs associated with gathering precise and accurate data from monitoring efforts.
This course discusses the basis of lightscape resource management, including the threats and principles for management of night sky in wilderness.
This course covers monitoring soil and water resources, management and mitigation and restoration of impacts on soil and water in wilderness.
This course covers sounds versus noises in acoustical environments in wilderness and identifies threats and strategies for addressing soundscape management.
This course presents guidelines and current policies managers can follow when managing threatened and endangered species in wilderness.
This course defines the vegetation component of wilderness resource, their value to wilderness and mandated management policies.
This Google Site provides employees in the Northeast Region with access to important Operational Leadership resources and tools.
Competencies are a combination of knowledge & skills in a career field that allows employees to perform a task at a specific level of proficiency.
The NPS Aviation Program is unique, challenging and the one of most diverse and complex of any aviation programs within the Department of the Interior.
A CUA is a permit that authorizes suitable commercial services to a park that are determined to be an appropriate use of the park.
Park staff are likely to be the 1st responders to an EMS incident. All NPS staff are encouraged to have training in CPR, AED use, and basic first aid.
Informational article about the improvements being made in terms of employee health and wellness and where to find more information.
Discussing the balancing act that is the NPS desire to preserve the natural world with the desire to protect human life and limb.
The primary function of the Regulations Program is to develop and coordinate the publication of regulations that govern VRP in NPS units.
Discusses the Call-to-Action Goal #32, Play It Safe initiative as announced by former Director Jarvis as a measure to encourage employee safety on the job.
Search and Rescue (SAR) is one of the most important jobs that rangers do. Understand how Search and Rescue skills are essential for all NPS staff.
Superintendent discretion determines whether or not SPUs can occur (ie: weddings, concerts, commercial filming, & athletic events etc.).
The mission of the Wilderness Stewardship Program is to identify & designate specific areas and to steward those lands at the highest level of protection.
This annotated list contains some of the many important laws that apply directly and indirectly to the daily operations of the National Park Service.
Intellectual Property (IP) defined as it pertains to NPS functions, as well as the importance of tracking/controlling IP Servicewide.
What It Is The policies contained in Chapter 6: Wilderness Preservation and Management provide guidance in the management of designated, recommended, potential and proposed wilderness areas located within National Park Service lands. Covered topics include: Wilderness eligibility considerations Resource management Scientific activities Fire management Trails and campsites Signage Native American access and use Rights-of-way Why It
Wilderness is a valuable resource and must be protected. This tool will help you determine whether a wilderness permit should be issued.
Explore these wilderness resources to learn more about the Wilderness Stewardship Program and become a wilderness steward.
This course provides supervisors with the tools to implement the principles of operational leadership and implement the program in their workplaces.
A park compendium focuses on protecting public safety and preserving the natural and cultural resources that make NPS sites unique. Learn more here!
Policy Memorandum 13-01 establishes an updated policy for National Park Service (NPS) employees driving on official travel.
The Wilderness Stewardship Building Blocks workshop will focus on compliance with the Wilderness Act, as well as the proposed Vision 2020 goal.
The course encourages participants to challenge their views on cultural and wilderness stewardship, identify the common ground, and work together to solve complex issues.
What It Is Reference Manual #18 – Wildland Fire Management contains the most detailed and comprehensive instructions for implementing servicewide wildland fire management programs for the National Park Service. The manual provides NPS field employees: Legal references, Operating policies, Standards, Procedures, General information, Recommendations, and Examples to assist them in carrying out NPS Management Policies and
What It Is Reference Manual #41: Wilderness Stewardship provides comprehensive guidance to National Park Service employees responsible for managing and preserving wilderness character and wilderness resources throughout the NPS system. RM-41 serves as Level 3 guidance, and includes relevant legislation, regulations, Management Policies, other instructions or requirements issued through Director’s Order #41, as well as
The Reference Manual 60 - Aviation Management provides detailed guidance to NPS personnel engaged in aviation management activities.
Regulations & Special Park Uses
Read about the experience of two rookie firefighters at National Park Service's Structural Fire Academy
Structural fire revew of incident at Big Hole National Battlefield
Structural fire at The Wayside: Home of Authors, a 300 year old historic structure.
Vehicle fire in the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park
This video discusses the role new media and social media on crisis management and how an organization can better communicate during a crisis.
The purpose of this course is to acquaint you with the contents of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and its application in managing a wilderness area.
On December 19, 2014 the U.S. Congress enacted Title 54 of the United States Code devoted solely to the laws applicable to the National Park Service.
Learn some fun training games and activities to incorporate in your training sessions or meetings that will engage participants.
Learn more about the reasons behind the legislative decision to transition NPS codes from Title 16 to Title 54.
The VAP is to serve victims of crime. The VAP ensures victims are advised of their rights, given access to services, and treated with dignity and respect.
This needs assessment is unique; it was designed as a census of the entire population of VRP employees rather than a study of a “sample” of VRP employees.
This course covers visitor use management in wilderness, explains why it is necessary, reviews the relevant authorities and examines management challenges.
This course contains four modules that introduce the process for monitoring campsites, trail impacts and visitor use in wilderness.
This course covers factors that contribute to recreation impacts, and examines management strategies and tactics for solving visitor use impact problems.
Learning and Development staff along with NPS Law Enforcement Training Center staff collaborate to load the CLP with relevant information
Competencies correlate with job performance, can be measured against well-accepted performance standards, and can be improved through training
An inter-agency guide to the collaborative stewardship of America's National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS).
WHAT is Wilderness Basics? The Wilderness Basics Toolkit is an online resource available for parks, regions, and/or programs to use when developing the Wilderness Basics for any wilderness area (designated or other categories of wilderness). The Toolkit is a collection of templates, examples, and other resources to develop Wilderness Basics in a park. Chapter 2 of Keeping
Advance your skills with these three Wilderness University Education Programs recommended by the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center.
Course announcement for Wilderness Stewardship Building Blocks course, also known as Preservation of Wilderness Character Training.
The Wilderness Stewardship Certificate Program (WSCP) exists to support wilderness professionals and those who work in related areas
Overview Simply designating a wilderness does not assure its preservation. An understanding of wilderness values is needed to guide all activities in wilderness. Wilderness management applies guidelines derived from social and natural sciences to preserve the qualities for which wilderness was established. Wilderness Stewardship Competency Levels Wilderness professionals can use these competencies to identify gaps
This website is a public wilderness site formed in 1996 through a collaborative partnership visiting the site can help you learn more about Wilderness.
The National Wildland Fire Training website allows access to local, geographic area, national and other interagency wildland fire training information.
About the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center The Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center’s (LCC) is an interagency center dedicated to promote learning in the wildland fire service by providing useful and relevant products and services that help to reveal the complexity and risk in the wildland fire environment. Some of those products are: Video Training Library Incident
The WFSTAR program is governed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Groups Training Division. The WFSTAR website is a collection of previous years, and new and updated videos. These videos and the accompanying instructor/student guide, are designed to be used in building a wildland fire refresher for your unit but can also easily be used as