Author Archives: Rhonda Schwinabart

Field School Preserves Voices from 1968 Parks Program

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer in the Parks program, the National Park Service­­­–National Capital Region recently engaged George Mason University’s Folklore Studies Program to locate, document, and preserve the stories of past program participants.   To read the full story, please visit https://www2.gmu.edu/inclusive-and-accessible/field-school-preserves-voices-1968-parks-program).

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Recording of Recent CESU Presentation to NOAA Now Available Online

A recording of a recent CESU Network presentation by Jen Lechuga, ONMS Environmental Compliance Coordinator and NOAA CESU Program Manager; Bill Thompson, North Atlantic Coast CESU Research Coordinator; and Danny Filer, Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Coordinator, is now available online at http://library.noaa.gov/About/News/Brown-Bag-Seminars.  This presentation was part of the NOAA Central Library Brown Bag Seminar Series.   

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National Park Contributions to the History of Science Graduate Student Symposium

National Park Contributions to the History of Science Graduate Student Symposium Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 EST John Muir Room, Dept of the Interior Building Off-site? Register for the webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7837708496459946241 What do the hot springs of Yellowstone, the plant communities of Indiana Dunes, and the Pleistocene fossils of Tule Springs have in […]

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Historian Position Available (Announcement Number: IMDE-18-014)

HISTORIAN Announcement Number: IMDE-18-014 The National Park Service, Intermountain Region, Heritage Partnerships Program Historic American Building Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Program, Denver, Colorado will soon be announcing an opening for a Historian, GS-0170-07/09 Full Performance GS-12. As a Historian for the National Park Service you will […]

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Are We There Yet? Preservation of Roadside Architecture and Attractions Symposium Call for Presentations, Papers and Posters

 April 10-12,  2018,  Tulsa, Oklahoma The symposium will bring together architects, engineers, landscape architects, site managers, conservators, facility managers, and other cultural resource professionals to discuss issues related to the preservation of roadside features, such as:The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) will host a three-day symposium on the preservation of roadside architecture […]

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation Seeks Project Associate

Project Associate Working from the foundation’s offices in Washington, D.C., the successful candidate will support TCLF’s various programs, including What’s Out There®, Landslide®, and Pioneers of American Landscape Design®. Specific tasks include writing texts, conducting research, photography and photo editing, website content management, basic graphic design, and event planning. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, […]

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Large Lakes Observatory (University of Minnesota Duluth) Announces Postdoctoral Opportunity in Sediment Biogeochemistry

Large Lakes Observatory seeks a postdoctoral researcher to investigate sediment biogeochemistry in the framework of a NSF-funded project on the role of benthic communities in coupled C-N-P dynamics in the Great Lakes. A successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of biogeochemists, ecologists, and modelers to investigate how recent large-scale changes in the profundal benthic […]

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National Park Service Releases Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy

National Park Service News Release Release Date:  January 6, 2017 Contact:    Jeffrey Olson, Jeffrey_olson@nps.gov 202-208-6843   National Park Service Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today released its strategy that connects cultural resources and climate change. The Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy (CRCC Strategy) is a landmark statement for […]

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CHWA CESU Research Project Recently Featured in NPS Newsletter

A research project funded through the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unity (CHWA CESU) was recently featured in an article in the Winter 2016 NCRN Natural Resource Quarterly newsletter of the National Park Service.  The article, written by Dan Filer, CHWA CESU Coordinator, and Andrew Landsman, Biologist & GIS Manager (CHOH), discusses a bat hibernation site […]

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