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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.
What It Is The policies contained in Chapter 6: Wilderness Preservation and Management provide guidance in the management of designated, recommended, potential and proposed wilderness areas located within National Park Service lands. Covered topics include: Wilderness eligibility considerations Resource management Scientific activities Fire management Trails and campsites Signage Native American access and use Rights-of-way Why It
Wilderness is a valuable resource and must be protected. This tool will help you determine whether a wilderness permit should be issued.
This Director's Order defines responsibilities and establishes the standards for electronic information published by the NPS on the Internet and Intranet.
This video discusses the role new media and social media on crisis management and how an organization can better communicate during a crisis.
Structural fire at The Wayside: Home of Authors, a 300 year old historic structure.
Structural fire revew of incident at Big Hole National Battlefield
The Wilderness Stewardship Certificate Program (WSCP) exists to support wilderness professionals and those who work in related areas
Read about the experience of two rookie firefighters at National Park Service's Structural Fire Academy
The mission of the Wilderness Stewardship Program is to identify and advance park lands to become part of the National Wilderness Preservation System
The ability to pick ourselves up when life knocks us down is called resilience. How have you increased your resilience when confronted with roadblocks?
The National Wildland Fire Training website allows access to Local, Geographic Area, National and other Interagency Wildland Fire Training information.
The national Leave No Trace (LNT) training program has grown to include over 6,500 Leave No Trace Master Educators, and Leave No Trace Trainers.
WHAT is Wilderness Basics? The Wilderness Basics Toolkit is an online resource available for parks, regions, and/or programs to use when developing the Wilderness Basics for any wilderness area (designated or other categories of wilderness). The Toolkit is a collection of templates, examples, and other resources to develop Wilderness Basics in a park. Chapter 2 of Keeping
The FLETC is absolutely committed to providing the best training possible to all of the law enforcement organizations that we serve.
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
The WFSTAR program is governed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Groups Training Division. The WFSTAR website is a collection of previous years, and new and updated videos. These videos and the accompanying instructor/student guide, are designed to be used in building a wildland fire refresher for your unit but can also easily be used as
The purpose of this Director’s Order is to set a new Servicewide direction, with increased emphasis on the prevention of visitor incidents.
2014 Fire & Life Safety Deficiencies Identified in Buildings that House Cultural Resources- pdf
Vehicle fire in the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park