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The National Wildfire Coordinating Group provides information on training and qualifications, publications, tools and resources for wildfire personnel.
What It Is Director’s Order 41 – Wilderness Stewardship provides accountability, consistency, and continuity in the National Park Service (NPS) wilderness stewardship program, and guides servicewide efforts in meeting the requirements of the Wilderness Act (16 U.S.C. 1131-1136). This Order clarifies, where necessary, specific provisions of Management Policies 2006 and establishes specific instructions and requirements.
What It Is The policies contained in Chapter 6: Wilderness Preservation and Management provide guidance in the management of designated, recommended, potential and proposed wilderness areas located within National Park Service lands. Covered topics include: Wilderness eligibility considerations Resource management Scientific activities Fire management Trails and campsites Signage Native American access and use Rights-of-way Why It
Wilderness is a valuable resource and must be protected. This tool will help you determine whether a wilderness permit should be issued.
This document uses natural resource examples to create a better understanding of how adaptive management can be implemented in the field.
In this video series from NPS Climate Change Response, you'll learn how four parks are approaching park management in the face of an unpredictable future.
This video series examines the ways NPS science personnel and citizen scientists are studying the effects of climate change.
One of the NPS Preservation Partnership Programs, this program uses tax credits to encourage private-sector investment in historic buildings.
Learn about a 2016 program bringing high school students to Cape Cod and Indiana Dunes to learn about and spread the science of climate change effects.
This guide presents an operational definition of adaptive management, and explores when and how it should be used for managing natural resources.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has launched a new guide for resilient design and landscape planning.
Search and peruse thousands of images from the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection found online at the Library of Congress.
The HPTC library is located at the Gambrill House and houses periodicals, manuals, reports, and books related to historic preservation.
Structural fire at The Wayside: Home of Authors, a 300 year old historic structure.
Structural fire revew of incident at Big Hole National Battlefield
A short introduction to program evaluation for NPS professionals who work with internship programs
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Libarary on the History of Women documents the lives of women of the past and present for the future.
Get a glimpse at the power of transformation and its ability to help us carry out the mission of the NPS and positively change society as a whole.
The Wilderness Stewardship Certificate Program (WSCP) exists to support wilderness professionals and those who work in related areas
Read about the experience of two rookie firefighters at National Park Service's Structural Fire Academy
The mission of the Wilderness Stewardship Program is to identify and advance park lands to become part of the National Wilderness Preservation System
The National Wildland Fire Training website allows access to Local, Geographic Area, National and other Interagency Wildland Fire Training information.
The national Leave No Trace (LNT) training program has grown to include over 6,500 Leave No Trace Master Educators, and Leave No Trace Trainers.
The Forest Service guide to Road Closures and Obliteration outlines procedures and techniques for closing existing roads on Forest Service lands.
This national monument maintains an extensive collection documenting the continuing effort to win voting rights and equality for women.