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The National Park Service has many training centers as well as connections with partner training centers. Learn more about each one in this resource.
The course encourages participants to challenge their views on cultural and wilderness stewardship, identify the common ground, and work together to solve complex issues.
BEST Preservation Workshops will cover historic resources that occur nation-wide and continue to use the Vanishing Treasures curriculum to share problem-based and hands-on learning.
This workshop gives students an opportunity to gain valuable skills essential to directing and overseeing the preservation, treatment, and maintenance of park cultural resources,
An interactive three-day class providing an overview of tribal consultation.
Participants will gain a working knowledge of photogrammetry and learn about associated equipment, field work planning and techniques, processing, and products.
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how treatment decisions are developed, how resources are evaluated, and how compliance, laws, and Secretary of the Interior’s Standards are directly connected to the work performed by trades personnel.
In this workshop, students examine historic structures in the field and record conditions on a site-wide scale in an effort to identify the root causes of building failure.
This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the basics of wood window preservation, including documentation, stripping, scraping and sanding, back-bedding and glazing, and painting.
This workshop will introduce students to historic masonry preservation with a focus on the properties and weathering of masonry system components, and the use of traditional methods for repair.
Trainees will build on science foundations for preserving wood windows and focus on lead safety, joinery, dutchman repairs, and fabrication of rails, stiles, and muntins.
This workshop combines classroom and hands-on field work to give trainees an effective introduction to pre-contact masonry preservation, with special emphasis on preservation at archaeological sites.
This five day Wood and Log Preservation and Repair workshop covers beginning wood science and log repair techniques to prepare trainees to effectively care for these important buildings.
This workshop introduces students to beginning preservation engineering concepts for historic wood structures.
In this course, participants will learn how to effectively plan and implement all phases of an oral history project and will explore how interviews can in turn help inform preservation treatment plans.
This workshop provides an introduction to Integrated Pest Management, with special emphasis on pest issues in parks located in the Northern Rockies.
This workshop will focus on preservation challenges for multi-material masonry resources that have a legacy of incompatible treatments.
This course teaches students the mechanics and associated concepts of moisture, air, and energy dynamics as a starting point before examining how to effectively manage these in historic structures.
The National Park Service (NPS) manages a variety of facilities that enable visitors to experience national parks in a safe and accessible environment.
The Vanishing Treasures Training Center offers preservation workshops in technical skills, preservation theory, and field methodology.
The Trades Alive video series provides step-by-step tutorials on different aspects of historic preservation in parks.
The LMPT is designed to meet the entry level training needs of law enforcement officers responsible for protecting natural resources and public lands.
Temple University offers a full-time, Federally-Accredited (FLETA) NPS Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program (SLETP) and certificate in NPS Management.
In an effort to better meet its operational costs and provide improved services to guests, Albright Training Center is increasing it nightly lodging rates.
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