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Training for Superintendents and FMs looking to meet their 106 training requirement and employees looking to keep their Section 106 skills up to date
HPTC partners with the Stewards Individual Placement Program to provide training & hands-on experience in the preservation trades.
When and how to use Categorical Exclusions to comply with NEPA when a proposed action has no potential for significant environmental impact.
Access online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge in the areas of Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources.
The graphic story depicts the effects of ground water irrigation on gravestones in western U.S. cemeteries.
The graphic story explains how rust can be converted into a stable surface that can then be painted.
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.
Learn how to gain access to the collection of Cultural Landscape Guidance Documents on the Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA).
Learn more about the IMR visitor use management workgroup which focuses on addressing VUM issues & identifying ways to improve access & visitor experiences.
Learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an insect that feeds on ash tree species, and methods to monitor, mitigate, and restore EAB infested areas.
Craftspeople from the HPTC spent two days sharing their skills and knowledge with the public and NPS employees during the Preservation Trades Rodeo.
Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of fire blight, a common disease that affects plants in the rose family, including apples, pear, and peach.
A calendar of training and conference events for those engaged in trail work at all levels, both professional and volunteer.
The programmatic agreement provides guidance to NPS Superintendents and cultural resource managers on using the PA during Section 106 reviews in parks.
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!
Section 106: Step One, Initiate the Process.
This page contains all of the NPS Section 106 training webinars scheduled for 2020. Check back as the list is updated often.
The graphic story explains why modern mortar should not be applied to historic brick walls.
This graphic story explains why original wood windows can outlast modern windows.
A collection of reference materials that assist maintenance workers in caring for vegetation significant to the historic character of a cultural landscape.
The Preservation Horticulture Workshop provides participants with the foundation of maintaining trees and shrubs in a historic cultural landscape.
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.
This online component addresses prerequisite WF skills and knowledge to help you get ready for the field‐based course and eventual competency evaluation.
This video identifies considerations for replacing trees in historic landscapes, from selection to replanting techniques.