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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
Published by: | Content Team: Wilderness Stewardship, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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The 2016 Federal Register Notice for Federally Recognized Tribes covers approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Preservation Assistance Programs

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Take the 30-day CLEAR challenge, as an individual or park unit, to improve workforce engagement.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, For Supervisors

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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
Published by: | Content Team: Fire and Aviation Management, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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Provides a guide for citizen's interested i Section 106 review process, the National Register of Historic Places and other historic preservation laws.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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A Guide to Cultural Landscape Reports describes their content, process, and format, with techniques for research, documentation, and evaluation.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The Forest Service guide to Road Closures and Obliteration outlines procedures and techniques for closing existing roads on Forest Service lands.
Published by: | Content Team: Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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A one-day 106 agreements class led by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
Content Team: Archeology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Preservation Assistance Programs
Delivery: Distance

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ACHP offers multiple one-day essentials courses providing an overview of the Section 106 review process.
Content Team: Archeology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Preservation Assistance Programs
Delivery: Distance

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The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) recognizes that many of our partners working remotely are better positioned to engage in remote learning and is therefore pleased to remind you that we offer a variety of distance learning opportunities that may meet your needs. The ACHP has seven courses available for FREE on the eLearning
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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A virtual course, including pre-work and three webinars, to instruct students on how to prepare Resource Damage Assessments that are legally sound and begin the process of providing peer review of RDAs. Open to 10 students.
Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields
Delivery: Distance
Oct 29 - Nov 19, 2020 Register Now

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The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of our nation's diverse historic resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Structures, History, Preservation Assistance Programs

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This course teaches participants how to understand and communicate the importance of clean air and visual resources for national parks.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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This course provides an understanding of air resources, why they are important and the laws, regulations and policies governing air resource management.
Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields
Delivery: Distance

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Science and Learning Centers facilitate and support research and science education programs.
Published by: | Content Team: Alaska Region, Service Wide Skills

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The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute provides scientific research services for the four National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) agencies.
Published by: | Content Team: Wilderness Stewardship, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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The Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of historic landscapes.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The American Alliance of Museums' mission is to champion museums and nurture excellence in partnership with our members and allies.
Published by: | Content Team: Museums, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The American Anthropological Association is the world’s largest association for professional anthropologists.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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AASLH is a nonprofit providing resources for history professionals and volunteers, including access to white papers and sample planning documents.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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AAPA is a professional organization for physical anthropologists, those who study the adaptations, variability, and evolution of human beings.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The American Battlefield Protection Program promotes the preservation of significant historic battlefields associated with wars on American soil.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, History, Preservation Assistance Programs

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The American Horticultural Society blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The American Indian Religious Freedom Act protects and preserves American Indians inherent rights of freedom to believe, express, and exercise religion.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Archeology, Preservation Assistance Programs

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ALHF strives to improve the representation of Latino heritage in, visitors to, and long-term stewardship of America’s national parks.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Preservation Assistance Programs

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The American Latino Heritage Initiative explores how the legacy of American Latinos can be recognized, preserved, and interpreted for future generations.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Archeology, Preservation Assistance Programs

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The American Public Gardens Association is a nonprofit organization committed to increasing the knowledge of public garden professionals in North America.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The American Society for Environmental History increases awareness of current environmental issues by creating a context based in historical understanding.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, History

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Formed in 1879, Archaeological Institute of America is the oldest archeological society in the United States.
Published by: | Content Team: Archeology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The Connected Conservation webinar series highlights topics and tools aimed at furthering the practice of landscape conservation.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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An interdisciplinary journal that explores innovative thinking on critical issues across the spectrum of place-based heritage management and stewardship.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Libarary on the History of Women documents the lives of women of the past and present for the future.
Published by: | Content Team: History, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Museums

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Learn more about the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and the training opportunities the training center offers.
Published by: | Content Team: Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center, Training Centers, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields, Wilderness Stewardship

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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.
Published by: | Content Team: Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields, Wilderness Stewardship

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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has launched a new guide for resilient design and landscape planning.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures

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The Association for Preservation Technology (APT) is a cross-disciplinary, membership association focused on conservation of the built environment.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Learn more about the requirements for operating both manned and unmanned aircraft in the National Park Service.
Published by: | Content Team: Fire and Aviation Management, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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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.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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This national monument maintains an extensive collection documenting the continuing effort to win voting rights and equality for women.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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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.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Updated August 12, 2020

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In 2015, BOEM published 'Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes,' that provides guidance for tribal consultation in advance of proposed undertakings.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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A video introduction to bridge grafting from Buckner Orchard. The technique is used to stabilize historic fruit trees.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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A California based nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating the beauty of California’s historic gardens and landscapes.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Pacific West Region

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The California Preservation Foundation CPF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving California’s diverse cultural heritage and historic places.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Pacific West Region, Preservation Assistance Programs

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CASCA communicates the necessity of basic research in anthropology and the social sciences to the Canadian federal and provincial governments.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The Career Academy for Natural Resources is an array of developmental opportunities that allow you to map your own path to professional growth.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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Citizen science is a great thing to do in national parks! This page provides guidance, resources, toolkits, and related information.
Published by: | Content Team: Interpreting Critical Issues and Hot Topics, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields

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The Civil War Trust is a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of America's endangered Civil War battlefields.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, History, Preservation Assistance Programs

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The Cultural Landscape Inventory (CLI) Professional Procedures Guide defines the data elements, organization, and methodology of the CLI.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The NPS Climate Change Response Strategy articulates six principles for effective decision making in a changing climate & lays out a vision to promote climate change science & apply best management practices & sustainable behaviors.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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Identify ten skills that you currently consider to be your strengths when collaborating with others and five skills that you most want to strengthen.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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Connect with fellow Building Geeks by joining the Preservation Trades Network or an NPS program that fosters the traditional trades.
Published by: | Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The Connected Conservation webinars highlight topics and tools aimed at furthering the practice of landscape conservation.
Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science
Delivery: Distance

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Dusting stone objects and architectural features will better preserve and protect cultural resources for the enjoyment of current and future visitors.
Published by: | Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Cultural Resources Stewardship

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Conserve O Grams are concise technical bulletins that provide information about specific collections management techniques and practices.
Published by: | Content Team: Museums, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Over several decades, NPS staff at National Capital Parks East (NACE) has been converting areas from mowed turf into grassy meadow. Learn their process in this resource!
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Videos, eLearning, and other resources to help bird lovers improve their understanding, gain confidence in their skills, and pursue their passion for birds.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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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.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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This guidance is for archeologists who are working with educators to create lesson plans that use archeological artifacts and 3D technology.
Published by: | Content Team: Archeology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Learn how to gain access to the collection of Cultural Landscape Guidance Documents on the Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA).
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The Cultural Landscape Report Collection is available to parks & the public through IRMA. CLRs are used in many aspects of National Park Service management.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The Cultural Landscapes Inventory (CLI) report collection is available to parks and the public through IRMA.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Learn how COVID-19 persists on surfaces and how you can effectively deactivate the virus while preserving valuable cultural resources.
Published by: | Content Team: National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, Training Centers

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This NPS website sets out a vision and broad approach for managing impacts to and learning from cultural resources under modern climate change.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Provides experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students while introducing NPS career opportunities in cultural resources
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Preservation Assistance Programs

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Cultural Resource Enterprise GIS Data is now available for the NPS employees.
Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Archeology, Cultural Landscapes, Historic Structures, History, Museums, Preservation Assistance Programs
Updated October 12, 2017

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The Cultural Resource Geographic Information Systems Facility (CRGIS) uses GIS and GPS technologies in documenting and managing cultural resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Archeology, Cultural Landscapes, Historic Structures, Preservation Assistance Programs

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The Cultural Resources Training Catalog for 2020, offering both in-person classroom and online courses for National Park Service employees
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Tree topping is a drastic pruning practice used to reduce the height of a tree. Learn steps to mitigate the effects of poor pruning or damage to the top of the tree.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations

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This course explores the four most important principles of managing wilderness. The stories and case studies are based on real situations.
Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields, Wilderness Stewardship, Visitor and Resource Protection
Delivery: Distance

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Learn the three components of creating defensible space in a cultural landscape and review a example from the field that successfully uses these components.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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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.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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The Determinations of Eligibility are regulations that provide guidance in evaluating if a property is eligible for inclusion in the National Register.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Preservation Assistance Programs

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Director's Order #28 requires the protection and management of cultural resources in NPS custody through effective research, planning, and stewardship.
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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.
Published by: | Content Team: Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields, Wilderness Stewardship

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Learn how to identify whether an old fruit tree in your park is an heirloom variety or not.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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This book explains the history and styles of log cabins, condition and historic assessments, preservation requirements, project planning, and safety.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is an institute which supports research and learning in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian Studies.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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The Environmental Purchasing Newsletter provides green purchasing guidance, best practices, case studies, and training opportunities.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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This course covers evaluating proposals for scientific activity in wilderness related to paleontological resources while preserving wilderness character.
Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields, Wilderness Stewardship, Visitor and Resource Protection
Delivery: Distance

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Learn about a 2016 program bringing high school students to Cape Cod and Indiana Dunes to learn about and spread the science of climate change effects.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields, Youth Programs, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Executive Order 13327 allows executive branch departments and agencies to increase management attention to real property resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations

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This six-minute video, "Exploring History," illustrates how history is central to the mission of the National Park Service.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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One of the NPS Preservation Partnership Programs, this program uses tax credits to encourage private-sector investment in historic buildings.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Preservation Assistance Programs

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Program for reuse of Federally owned properties declared surplus by the General Services Administration.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Preservation Assistance Programs

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2014 Fire & Life Safety Deficiencies Identified in Buildings that House Cultural Resources- pdf
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations, Fire and Aviation Management, Visitor and Resource Protection

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Learn about a new research project looking mitigating the effects of fire suppressants on cultural resources.
Content Team: National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, Training Centers
Updated June 9, 2020

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FLS initiates projects with institutions and individuals that promote and advance landscape history and historic landscape design, theory, and practice.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields
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