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In this video from the U.S. Forest Service, Bernie Weisgerber goes over the basic techniques for axe grinding and axe work.
In this learning activity, participants will acquire foundational knowledge of NPS cultural resources and explore the "why” of cultural resource management.
This learning activity introduces participants to how history is practiced within the NPS and where we preserve and interpret a vast array of natural and cultural resources.
Join Karnell Hillscan as he creates a stopwater for a historic boat repair.
Join Rebecca Prasher as she demonstrates canvas sewing techniques.
In this learning activity, participants will learn the types of pruning, proper cuts, timing, and basic tools required in preservation horticulture pruning.
A collection of reference materials that assist maintenance workers in caring for vegetation significant to the historic character of a cultural landscape.
Use these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to answer some of your Section 106 compliance questions!
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.
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!
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.
This resource provides information on Tribal Historic Preservation Grants, including the application process, reporting requirements and designating a THPO.
Listen to the podcast and take a moment to reflect: How do we decide which objects to preserve? How do our personal criteria compare to the "official" ones?
The act authorizes the American Battlefield Protection Program to partner, administer grants, and undertake studies to preserve our battlefield heritage.
Learn about the importance of Section 106 and how the loss of Penn Station in New York helped lead to the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act.
This program serves to develop, implement, & oversee a nationwide program of cultural landscape documentation & preservation in national park units.
You've filmed your Trades Alive video, now what? Learn more about what to do now that you have your footage complete.
Do you have an idea in mind for a great Trades Alive video but you don't have any of the technology to actually capture the footage? Learn how to borrow a video kit!
Calling all trades specialists, videographers, and everyone interested in keeping traditional trades skills alive! Learn more about how you can develop and share videos about trades skills.
The Preservation Horticulture Workshop provides participants with the foundation of maintaining trees and shrubs in a historic cultural landscape.
Provides experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students while introducing NPS career opportunities in cultural resources
Learn about the above-ground, noninvasive and minimally-disturbing, invasive techniques archeologists use to make informed decisions about where to investigate.