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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.
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.
Online training for Getting Started with Section 106.
These free webinars presented by educators from parks all over America can give you new ideas and best practices to power your education programming.
Connect with fellow Building Geeks by joining the Preservation Trades Network or an NPS program that fosters the traditional trades.
Submit your FMLP application for the 2018 Facility Manager Leaders Program class! Registration is open from October 1, 2017 - December 15, 2017.
Selecting nursery stock or creating specifications for planting can have a large impact on successful plant establishment in the cultural landscape.
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.
Identify ten skills that you currently consider to be your strengths when collaborating with others and five skills that you most want to strengthen.
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.
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!
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.
Learn how to integrate activities into your lesson plans to create effective and engaging lessons for students.
This competency describes the skills needed by interpreters and archeologists to effectively interpret the archeological resources of the National Parks.
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!
A NPS education developer coordinates educational program logistics, collaborates with partners, facilitates development of programs, & evaluates programs.
This course provides an instructor cadre with the foundations needed to teach rescuers the fundamentals of survival in swift moving water.
Section 106 requires Federal agencies consider how their actions affect historic resources. Training options and 106 resources are provided on this page.
Section 106: Step Three, Assess Adverse Effects
The National Historic Preservation Act requires federal projects to follow the 106 process. Step Two: Identify Historic Properties
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.
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!
This resource provides information on Tribal Historic Preservation Grants, including the application process, reporting requirements and designating a THPO.
Learn more about about the upcoming ARPA for Cultural Resources Professionals classes and how to register.