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The 2021 Cultural Resources Training Catalog offers both in-person classroom and online learning opportunities for National Park Service employees.
The Wildland Fire Program protects the lives, property, & resources of the NPS in a manner which also allows for the natural role of fire on the landscape.
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.
The course encourages participants to challenge their views on cultural and wilderness stewardship, identify the common ground, and work together to solve complex issues.
This workshop provides an introduction to Integrated Pest Management, with special emphasis on pest issues in parks located in the Northern Rockies.
This workshop introduces students to beginning preservation engineering concepts for historic wood structures.
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.
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 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 focus on preservation challenges for multi-material masonry resources that have a legacy of incompatible treatments.
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 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 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.
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.
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.