EMPLOYEE TRAINING OVERVIEW
Training for USFWS employees is a central feature of the USFWS Cultural Resources program. A well-informed workforce greatly enhances the ability to adequately execute FWS stewardship responsibilities. Employees are encouraged to look at National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) at a glance, Archaeological Resource Protection Act (ARPA) at a glance, and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) at a glance for information on some of the cultural resource compliance issues that FWS faces every day. Additionally, if you require assistance with a cultural resources issues, please contact your Regional Historic Preservation Officer for guidance.
National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) at a glance information illustrating the Service's cultural resources compliance responsibilities.
Archaeological Resource Protection Act (ARPA) at a glance information pertaining to ways of protecting cultural resources on Service lands.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) at a glance Information illustrating how the Service can best deal with Native American objects found on its lands.
The Cultural Resources Team in Region 1 provide a useful and easy-to-understand guidebook for cultural resource management that should be consulted by all USFWS employees.
Considering Cultural Resources (943 KB PDF)
Please also consult the other tabs found on this page for Web-based training modules at FWS and also at other DOI Bureaus. These trainings are developed to help answer your Cultural Resource needs.