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NPS has defined six turf classes to guide parks in setting objectives for turf management and maintenance. This activity describes classes of turf in the National Park System, which vary by function, asset value, species mix and maintenance requirements. Turf may be valued as a facility asset, a natural resource, a cultural resource, or a combination of these, depending upon the situation. 
Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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In this learning activity you will identify the four criteria used by the National Register of Historic Places when determining the “Significance” of a historic property and be able to describe the seven aspects used by the National Register of Historic Places when evaluating the "Integrity" of a historic property.
Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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Online training for Getting Started with Section 106.
Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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These free webinars presented by educators from parks all over America can give you new ideas and best practices to power your education programming.
Content Team: Curriculum-based Education, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Programs
Updated January 9, 2020

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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, Programs

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Submit your FMLP application for the 2018 Facility Manager Leaders Program class! Registration is open from October 1, 2017 - December 15, 2017.
Content Team: Facility Manager Leaders Program, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Programs
Updated January 8, 2020

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Selecting nursery stock or creating specifications for planting can have a large impact on successful plant establishment in the cultural landscape.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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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.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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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, Programs

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A monthly webinar series devoted to a chapter-by-chapter review of the standards for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and link to the registration.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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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, Programs

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Participants will be exposed to new ways of crafting visitor experiences that let your audience express themselves, discuss powerful issues facing them today, and share their perspectives within your site.
Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Programs
Delivery: Classroom

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After interpreters and archeologists work together to develop an interpretive product, the product continues to require maintenance. Learn how to develop a useful maintenance plan for your product in this resource!
Published by: | Content Team: Archeology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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A NPS education developer coordinates educational program logistics, collaborates with partners, facilitates development of programs, & evaluates programs.
Published by: | Content Team: Curriculum-based Education, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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Section 106 requires Federal agencies consider how their actions affect historic resources. Training options and 106 resources are provided on this page.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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Section 106: Step Three, Assess Adverse Effects
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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The National Historic Preservation Act requires federal projects to follow the 106 process. Step Two: Identify Historic Properties
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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National NAGPRA administers the national implementation of NAGPRA: developing regulations, assisting Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and other Federal agencies with the NAGPRA process.
Published by: | Content Team: Anthropology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs, Archeology, Preservation Assistance Programs

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Award winning curriculum which develops the knowledge and competencies of selected employees through a year-long education and training program; learn how to become a mentor here!
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Manager Leaders Program, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Programs

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This resource provides information on Tribal Historic Preservation Grants, including the application process, reporting requirements and designating a THPO.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Programs, Preservation Assistance Programs