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This website is a public wilderness site formed in 1996 through a collaborative partnership visiting the site can help you learn more about Wilderness.
Competencies are a combination of knowledge & skills in a career field that allows employees to perform a task at a specific level of proficiency.
The purpose of this Director’s Order is to provide direction to NPS personnel who interact with Members of Congress and congressional staff.
This needs assessment is unique; it was designed as a census of the entire population of VRP employees rather than a study of a “sample” of VRP employees.
Policy Memorandum 13-01 establishes an updated policy for National Park Service (NPS) employees driving on official travel.
Intellectual Property (IP) defined as it pertains to NPS functions, as well as the importance of tracking/controlling IP Servicewide.
During this course, participants will deliver 3 presentations over 3 days with feedback provided from course instructors after each session.
What It Is Reference Manual #18 – Wildland Fire Management contains the most detailed and comprehensive instructions for implementing servicewide wildland fire management programs for the National Park Service. The manual provides NPS field employees: Legal references, Operating policies, Standards, Procedures, General information, Recommendations, and Examples to assist them in carrying out NPS Management Policies and
Course announcement for Wilderness Stewardship Building Blocks course, also known as Preservation of Wilderness Character Training.
The NPS Aviation Program is unique, challenging and the one of most diverse and complex of any aviation programs within the Department of the Interior.
Park staff are likely to be the 1st responders to an EMS incident. All NPS staff are encouraged to have training in CPR, AED use, and basic first aid.
A CUA is a permit that authorizes suitable commercial services to a park that are determined to be an appropriate use of the park.
Find aviation training that meets standards for natural resource agencies at the Interagency Aviation Training website.
The Reference Manual 60 - Aviation Management provides detailed guidance to NPS personnel engaged in aviation management activities.
An inter-agency guide to the collaborative stewardship of America's National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS).
On December 19, 2014 the U.S. Congress enacted Title 54 of the United States Code devoted solely to the laws applicable to the National Park Service.
This 4 page PDF provides useful tips to help trainers select effective instructional strategies and technologies as they design a course or class.
Learn more about the reasons behind the legislative decision to transition NPS codes from Title 16 to Title 54.
This article explains and defends the "contradictory mandate" inherent in the Organic Act of 1916.
Learn some fun training games and activities to incorporate in your training sessions or meetings that will engage participants.
This article provides tips for the perfect desk configuration for your teaching style, your students, and your classroom space.
The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute provides scientific research services for the four National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) agencies.
This annotated list contains some of the many important laws that apply directly and indirectly to the daily operations of the National Park Service.
What It Is Reference Manual #41: Wilderness Stewardship provides comprehensive guidance to National Park Service employees responsible for managing and preserving wilderness character and wilderness resources throughout the NPS system. RM-41 serves as Level 3 guidance, and includes relevant legislation, regulations, Management Policies, other instructions or requirements issued through Director’s Order #41, as well as
Competencies correlate with job performance, can be measured against well-accepted performance standards, and can be improved through training