An Introduction to Preserving and Interpreting the Heritage of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Online


Target Audience:

External Affairs, Visitor Services, Friends, Public facing administrative, wage-grade, and law enforcement officers, Interested FWS employees, Friends members, and contracted EE providers.

Summary and Objectives:

Offers USFWS employees a foundation in the agency's history and culture and to inspire students to bring history alive at their duty stations.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate how our history and heritage are relevant today and inform the future of our agency and conservation.
  • Apply an array of tools to help them communicate our history and heritage with colleagues and the public.
  • Be able to conduct an oral history in accordance with USFWS Heritage Committee National Oral History program.
  • Evaluate, preserve, document, and use artifacts: Articulate the importance of preserving our culture though artifacts.
  • Be able to properly preserve and catalog artifacts stored at the field level.
  • Design a heritage product for use at their station/office.
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16.0 hours
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