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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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This fact sheet provides considerations for making transportation systems accessible for persons with disabilities as well as offering additional links.
Published by: | Content Team: Accessibility, Service Wide Skills, Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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This book explains the history and styles of log cabins, condition and historic assessments, preservation requirements, project planning, and safety.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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A CUA is a permit that authorizes suitable commercial services to a park that are determined to be an appropriate use of the park.
Published by: | Content Team: Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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These webinar recordings cover the basics of environmental purchasing, including purchasing requirements and tools to help you make purchase decisions.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The Environmental Purchasing Newsletter provides green purchasing guidance, best practices, case studies, and training opportunities.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Executive Order 13327 allows executive branch departments and agencies to increase management attention to real property resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations

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Provides an overview of the Historic Preservation Training Center and introduces the five teams that work within the organization.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Career Fields

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If you're entering areas like crawlspaces and manholes, the OSHA's Confined Space in Construction standard may apply to you.
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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A variety of resources for Personal Property Management including downloadable spreadsheets, sample memos, policies, and workshop presentations
Published by: | Content Team: Administration, Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields, Budget and Finance, Washington D.C. Area Support Office (WASO)

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Learn more about the General Services Administration (GSA) and how it can help you make your administrative role easier.
Published by: | Content Team: Administration, Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields

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The Council on Environmental Quality released new guidelines for Sustainable Federal Buildings, replacing the guidance from 2008.
Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields
Updated January 23, 2017

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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has launched a new guide for resilient design and landscape planning.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures

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Limited Time Only: Basic heavy equipment training programs which cover components, pre-use inspection, principles of operation, and safety issues.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, National Capital Area- NPS Region 1

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Structural fire at The Wayside: Home of Authors, a 300 year old historic structure.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Preservation, Visitor and Resource Protection

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Structural fire revew of incident at Big Hole National Battlefield
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Fire and Aviation Management, Visitor and Resource Protection

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The Forest Service guide to Road Closures and Obliteration outlines procedures and techniques for closing existing roads on Forest Service lands.
Published by: | Content Team: Roads, Trails and Grounds, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Watch a video in which dry stone mason Mark Jurus explains the techniques and features of a well-constructed dry laid stone wall.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Craftspeople from the HPTC spent two days sharing their skills and knowledge with the public and NPS employees during the Preservation Trades Rodeo.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers
Updated August 11, 2016
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