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What are the Goodies? Where do they come from? Who are they for? How do I get them? Why should I bother? You'll get your answers here.
HPTC partners with the Stewards Individual Placement Program to provide training & hands-on experience in the preservation trades.
Answers to your questions about the new NPS National Chainsaw Safety Program (NCSP) and Chainsaw Safety Maintenance and Operations (CSMO) training.
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.
The Facility Manager Leaders Program (FMLP) Course of Study (COS) has been released. This Servicewide Maintenance Advisory Committee (SMAC) provided review.
This online module is a refresher course for NPS Agreements Technical Representatives to maintain their current ATR certification.
Access e-courses, recorded webinars, micro learnings, blended and classroom training opportunities that address facility management within the NPS.
The Park Roads and Parkways Program Handbook provides guidance and best practices for creating safe and cost-effective transportation systems in the NPS.
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.
Learn how to gain access to the collection of Cultural Landscape Guidance Documents on the Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA).
Arborist Incident Response Teams use their specialized skills after disasters to safely trim and remove hazard trees while preserving cultural resources.
This video identifies considerations for replacing trees in historic landscapes, from selection to replanting techniques.
Fruitful Legacy explores U.S. orchards and provides technical guidance, illustrations and tables, relevant organizations, and an extensive bibliography.
Learn about the Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program (TTAP) and the work the current cohort is doing with HPTC this summer.
The Cultural Landscape Report Collection is available to parks & the public through IRMA. CLRs are used in many aspects of National Park Service management.
Approximately 20% of the population has a disability which means millions of visitors to National Parks have challenges with mobility, hearing & seeing. Learn the top 4 myths of accessible facilities.
Superintendent discretion determines whether or not SPUs can occur (ie: weddings, concerts, commercial filming, & athletic events etc.).
Learn more about the IMR visitor use management workgroup which focuses on addressing VUM issues & identifying ways to improve access & visitor experiences.
This course provides a basic understanding of NPS concessions and the responsibilities of a Concession Management Specialist.
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.
In 2015, BOEM published 'Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes,' that provides guidance for tribal consultation in advance of proposed undertakings.
Offered on an as-needed basis, this course is designed for those charged with supporting day-to-day facility management operations in the NPS.
The Capital Investment Strategy (CIS) is a philosophy the National Park Service (NPS) uses to help balance the NPS asset portfolio.
There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy versus poison oak since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. Learn more here!