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This guidance is for archeologists who are working with educators to create lesson plans that use archeological artifacts and 3D technology.
The Determinations of Eligibility are regulations that provide guidance in evaluating if a property is eligible for inclusion in the National Register.
Director's Order #28 requires the protection and management of cultural resources in NPS custody through effective research, planning, and stewardship.
The Association for Preservation Technology (APT) is a cross-disciplinary, membership association focused on conservation of the built environment.
Learn how to identify whether an old fruit tree in your park is an heirloom variety or not.
Tree topping is a drastic pruning practice used to reduce the height of a tree. Learn steps to mitigate the effects of poor pruning or damage to the top of the tree.
This video identifies considerations for replacing trees in historic landscapes, from selection to replanting techniques.
Fruitful Legacy explores U.S. orchards and provides technical guidance, illustrations and tables, relevant organizations, and an extensive bibliography.
Watch the video to learn how to rake out mortar joints in historic brick.
The Cultural Landscape Report Collection is available to parks & the public through IRMA. CLRs are used in many aspects of National Park Service management.
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.
Learn about the importance of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act in this engaging and brief video.
Learn more about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and discover potential ways to control the spread of disease to hemlock trees.
Meet Robert Melnick, Professor Emeritus at the University of Oregon and champion of cultural landscape education, and learn about his career and history.
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.
Published by the National Park Service, Preservation Briefs provide guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings.
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.
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.
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.