After interpreters and archeologists develop an interpretive product together, the product will still need maintenance. Develop your upkeep plan here!
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This resource raises awareness of the current NPS service-wide strategic plans available as well as a new framework applicable to your individual plans.
Citizen science is a great thing to do in national parks! This page provides guidance, resources, toolkits, and related information.
This guide presents an operational definition of adaptive management, and explores when and how it should be used for managing natural resources.
Via a study conducted by New York University's Dolly Chugh, learn more about bias and strategies to reduce your implicit bias.
Links to supplemental material related to topics covered in Unit D of Interdisciplinary Resource Protection and Law.
The NPS has Section 106 Regional Coordinators assigned to each region. The contact information for each 106 Regional Coordinator is provided below.
Learn how to align education standards to your park's education program to ensure that a higher level of learning is attained by students.
A guide for identifying climate adaptation options when creating comprehensive, strategic, and implementation plans.
This competency describes how interpreters and educators embrace site research and continuous collaborative learning about the relevance of their sites.
An essential theme question is a building block of an audience-centered experience. Learn the qualities & some examples of good essential theme questions.
In 2015, BOEM published 'Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes,' that provides guidance for tribal consultation in advance of proposed undertakings.
Explore these wilderness resources to learn more about the Wilderness Stewardship Program and become a wilderness steward.
Learn how to understand your audience & choose techniques that maximize the connection students make with parks & the learning opportunities that can occur.
Objectives inform students of the purpose of the lesson & what they can expect to learn by the end of the lesson or activity. Learn how to create quality objectives for your lesson plans.
Overview Access a list of wilderness toolbox resources compiled by the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center to help you do your job protecting the nation’s treasures. Sample Toolboxes: Wilderness Character: provides information for wilderness managers about wilderness character. It provides the laws and agency policies concerning wilderness character, defines it, discusses how it is being used in
Use these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to answer some of your Section 106 compliance questions!
This page provides links to a variety of resources to help you plan, design, and develop site-produced interpretive media products.
This competency describes the skills for designing visitor experience through collaboration, knowledge of medium and technique, analysis and iteration.
Land Acknowledgments are statements developed in consultation as a means to recognize the connections between indigenous people and their ancestral lands.
Your Regional Environmental Coordinator should be your first point of contact for park-specific NEPA questions.
Essential Questions help focus content on the crucial & important parts of a lesson. Good questions provoke thought & encourage students to think critically about the subject.
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.
Selecting nursery stock or creating specifications for planting can have a large impact on successful plant establishment in the cultural landscape.
As we shift to sharing park resources and stories in a virtual sphere, use the best practices outlined in this guide to help you plan and execute an engaging virtual tour for your visitors.