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VRP Training Series provides virtual, synchronous and asynchronous trainings on topics affiliated with the VRP Directorate. This is an on-going training series.
Participants of this 2-hour, live, virtual session will re-engage with the principles of Operational Leadership and will recall the tools available to help manage daily risk for park staff. Attendees will hear about future plans for the service-wide program and will learn additional best practices for operationalizing these principles at the unit level to further
In this ongoing webinar series, specific topics related to the management of special park uses will be discussed. Each session with begin with an in-depth overview of the selected topic followed by a robust question and answer session. Target audience is Park permit coordinators, compliance staff and staff responsible for signing Special Use Permits. Questions are requested to be submitted prior
National Park Service Swift Water Incident Management Course Learning and Development The Swift Water Incident Management (S.W.I.M.) Course provides potential swift water rescue technicians with the fundamentals of survival in moving water and is recommended for anyone who may be called upon to enact in-water rescues. Students will gain knowledge in hydrology, hazards, risk management,
As a federal archeologist your expertise must go beyond flakes, features, and fauna, to a working knowledge of cultural resource law and its implementation. Learn more about ARPA training opportunities here.
These training plans cover the requirements for becoming a Public Information Officer, whether you are working at the local, regional, or national level.
Learn more about the requirements for operating both manned and unmanned aircraft in the National Park Service.
This annotated list contains some of the many important laws that apply directly and indirectly to the daily operations of the National Park Service.
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
Policy Memorandum 13-01 establishes an updated policy for National Park Service (NPS) employees driving on official travel.
Explore these wilderness resources to learn more about the Wilderness Stewardship Program and become a wilderness steward.
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.
A CUA is a permit that authorizes suitable commercial services to a park that are determined to be an appropriate use of the park.
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
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
Wilderness is a valuable resource and must be protected. This tool will help you determine whether a wilderness permit should be issued.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) contains rules that protect resources and keep visitors safe within the National Park System. Learn more here!
Wellness Check-Ins will provide an open space for NPS employees to share thoughts, process reactions to these stressful times, offer each other support, and build community. This interactive session is not a training; rather, it is a facilitated dialogue that calls upon our wisdom and strengths. These one-hour sessions will be offered 3 times. Employees may
The Superintendent's Compendium contains closures and use restrictions that help protect park resources and keep visitors safe. Learn more here!
General NPS statutes have moved from from Title 16 U.S Code to Title 54 U.S. Code. Learn why and how it impacts the National Park System here!
Regulations & Special Park Uses
This Google Site provides employees in the Northeast Region with access to important Operational Leadership resources and tools.
The Visitor and Resource Protection directorate works to protect the safety and health of our visitors, partners, NPS Staff, and natural and cultural resources.
The FLETC is absolutely committed to providing the best training possible to all of the law enforcement organizations that we serve.
This course provides supervisors with the tools to implement the principles of operational leadership and implement the program in their workplaces.