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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.
Published by: | Content Team: Accessibility, Service Wide Skills, Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Roads, Trails and Grounds

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Learn more about the IMR visitor use management workgroup which focuses on addressing VUM issues & identifying ways to improve access & visitor experiences.
Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields
Updated November 21, 2018

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This course provides a basic understanding of NPS concessions and the responsibilities of a Concession Management Specialist.
Content Team: Commercial Services, Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields
Delivery: Distance

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

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In 2015, BOEM published 'Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes,' that provides guidance for tribal consultation in advance of proposed undertakings.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Offered on an as-needed basis, this course is designed for those charged with supporting day-to-day facility management operations in the NPS.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The Capital Investment Strategy (CIS) is a philosophy the National Park Service (NPS) uses to help balance the NPS asset portfolio.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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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!
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Step-by-step guide for soil testing. A soil test is an essential tool for cultural landscape preservation maintenance, as it reveals the health of the soil.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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This page acts as a comprehensive guide to learning about the conservation and restoration of glass with plain glazing.
Published by: | Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation

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The Welding Institute has a great reference on wrought iron and welding. Read more on the challenges with welding with wrought iron.
Published by: | Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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Learn more about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and discover potential ways to control the spread of disease to hemlock trees.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Jenny Dems is presented with a special Boots on the Ground Award for her many years of service to the FMLP, Facility Management, and the NPS.
Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Facility Manager Leaders Program
Updated April 26, 2018

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At the end of Class 9, we asked the graduates to provide us with words of wisdom and advice they would pass on to the next class. Learn what they said!
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Manager Leaders Program, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The "Excellence in Leadership" award is presented during the Facility Manager Leaders Program (FMLP) graduation ceremony.
Content Team: Facility Manager Leaders Program, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields
Updated April 26, 2018

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This book provides readers with standards and guidelines gathered from 102 experts in the window preservation field.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The "Boots on the Ground" award recognizes a FMLP mentor who has gone above and beyond the mentoring of his or her own protege.
Content Team: Facility Manager Leaders Program, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields
Updated April 19, 2018

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Preservation basics of the National Park Service, including guiding legislation and preservation maintenance such as preservation horticulture.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Learn more about the best practices for turf management as part of preservation maintenance of historic properties.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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This video demonstrates the whip and tongue grafting horticultural technique, including the tools and materials, type of cut, and safe hand position. The technique joins two woody plants so that they grow together.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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This video of a replacement planting at historic Chatham Gardens demonstrates considerations for planting boxwood hedges in historic gardens.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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These videos introduce turf management in cultural landscapes, including a history of turfgrass & how turfgrass can be managed to reflect historic character.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Bill Doerrer, Facility Manager at Nicodemus National Historic Site
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Betsy Dodson, former NPS Park Facility Management Program Training Manager
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Learn the three components of creating defensible space in a cultural landscape and review a example from the field that successfully uses these components.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields
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