76-100 of 173 results for ""
Learn more about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and discover potential ways to control the spread of disease to hemlock trees.
The Cultural Landscapes Inventory (CLI) report collection is available to parks and the public through IRMA.
The Cultural Landscape Inventory (CLI) Professional Procedures Guide defines the data elements, organization, and methodology of the CLI.
This page provides access to a "starter kit" of resources to help you develop and hone your skills in facilitated dialogue.
Facilitating a visitor's connection to the story of the place through techniques and interactions (interpretation) with the resource can catalyze care.
Use the questions in this guide – and the worksheet at the end -- to help you investigate a project’s rationale and to identify gaps and additional needs.
Dialogic questions are the heartbeat of audience-centered experiences. Here are guidelines and examples of dialogic questions.
This competency describes how interpreters and educators embrace site research and continuous collaborative learning about the relevance of their sites.
Describes how interpreters and educators develop critical self-awareness of values and bias as a means to better communicate with diverse audiences.
This page will help you understand the difference between orientation, information and interpretation – and when and why to provide these visitor services.
Tilden's 6 principles have remained useful to interpreters. Even the roots of the newest interpretive revolution in audience-centered experience reach back.
The Service-Learning Toolkit outlines the core components and quality standards of service-learning programming as an effective means of engaging youth.
This book provides readers with standards and guidelines gathered from 102 experts in the window preservation field.
Understanding the strengths & limitations of different interpretive product types can enable a good match between audience, message, resource & interpreter.
Published by the National Park Service, Preservation Briefs provide guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings.
The Morning Meeting Toolkit is a resource to help you with your briefings (tailgate meetings, toolbox talks, or crew briefings).
Preservation basics of the National Park Service, including guiding legislation and preservation maintenance such as preservation horticulture.
This is an introduction to cultural landscapes of the National Park Service. The video is an overview of how cultural landscapes are defined and managed.
Learn more about the best practices for turf management as part of preservation maintenance of historic properties.
A video introduction to bridge grafting from Buckner Orchard. The technique is used to stabilize historic fruit trees.
This video of a replacement planting at historic Chatham Gardens demonstrates considerations for planting boxwood hedges in historic gardens.
These videos introduce turf management in cultural landscapes, including a history of turfgrass & how turfgrass can be managed to reflect historic character.
This six-minute video, "Exploring History," illustrates how history is central to the mission of the National Park Service.
Learn the three components of creating defensible space in a cultural landscape and review a example from the field that successfully uses these components.
An essential theme question is a building block of an audience-centered experience. Learn the qualities & some examples of good essential theme questions.