For the more information about the geologic resources of the National Park Service, please visit http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/.


Orientation to the National Park Service

NPS Fundamentals I: NPS Mission & History

Fundamentals I is a course developed by the NPS. You will learn how the National Park Service began, and how it fits into the larger picture of the federal government. The course is divided into three modules. You may download the modules by clicking on the images below.

Module 1:
The History of the National Park Service

Opening page of Fundamentals I: Module 1

(PDF - 1.21MB)

Module 2:
The Organization of The NPS    

Opening page of Fundamentals I: Module 2

(PDF - 903KB)

Module 3:
The NPS and the Federal Government

Opening page of Fundamentals I: Module 3

(PDF - 751KB)


NPS Fundamentals I: Videos

Video 1: Origins of the National Park Idea | Video 2: Creation of the NPS | Video 3: Changing Times Video 4: NPS Regroups | Video 5: Environmental Era


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Last Updated: August 17, 2012