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NRCA Presentations & Webinars

The following presentations provide an overview and introduction to NRCAs, to assist study investigators and parks as they begin work on a new project.


Title: The Science (and Art) of a Successful Natural Resource Condition Assessment Project
Date: August 30, 2012
Topics: making it work (selected highlights and lessons learned from two experienced investigator teams); group discussion
Recorded presentation: Coming Soon
Presentation slides with notes (introduction) (PowerPoint 1.24MB)
University of Maryland presentation (PDF 7.5MB)
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota presentation (PDF 1MB)

Title: NPS Natural Resource Condition Assessments: Supporting a Condition-Based Approach to Resource Management in Parks
Date: August 23, 2012
Topics: making the case (what they are, why we are doing them); introduction to guidance and products; linkage to other NPS programs and products
Recorded presentation: Coming Soon
Presentation slides with notes (PowerPoint 3.1MB)

Last Updated: September 11, 2012