Updated Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | 07:57 AM ET
BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT - NM
Site Restoration Facilitated By Helicopter Deliveries
Alcove House, a significant but difficult to access cultural site within the park, is being repaired through the efforts of staff members from several divisions – and with the assistance of a contract helicopter that is delivering building materials to the location via a 150-foot long line.
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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Today’s Almanac – June 18, 2013
Today’s weather notes and remembrances from National Park Service history. Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rains are forecast for the Northeast and for an area from Texas to the Carolinas.
WASO PRESS RELEASE
Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Report Issued
According to a new NPS report, the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program has helped generate $66 billion ($106 billion in inflation-adjusted dollars) in private investment in historic rehabilitation over the program's 35 years.
FIRE AND AVIATION MANAGEMENT
Wildland Fire Memo And Communication Plan Released
A memo has been issued announcing a strategic communication plan intended to facilitate communication between NPS leadership and the wildland fire workforce. Details are also included on a series of related webcasts, the first of which will be held today.
MARSH - BILLINGS - ROCKEFELLER NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK - VT
Foundation Provides Grant For Historic Preservation Project
The park has received a grant to develop an innovative trellis system for vines growing on the historic brick mansion. The project is designed to select trellis options that will minimize damage to the building.
AZTEC RUINS NATIONAL MONUMENT - NM
New Citizens Take Oath In Great Kiva
On June 7th, ten new Americans took their citizenship oaths in a place sacred to the first Americans, the Great Kiva at Aztec Ruins National Monument.
JEWEL CAVE NATIONAL MONUMENT - SD
Young Girl Seriously Injured In Fall
A three-year-old girl who got away from her mother while on a cave tour slid through a railing and fell about 17 feet, landing on rocks below.
LITTLE RIVER CANYON NATIONAL PRESERVE - AL
Teenager Drowns In Little River
A 19-year-old boy drowned while attempting to swim the Little River on the evening of June 15th. Divers recovered his body later that night.
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NIFC/NPS FIRE AND AVIATION MANAGEMENT
National Fire/Incident Situation Highlights
NIFC is at PL 2. Red flag warnings have been posted for today for most of Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and Arizona and part of eastern California.
GS-1102-14 Chief Contracting Officer
Midwest Regional Office is recruiting for a chief of contracting. Closes: July 9th.
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
WS-4749-8 Maintenance Worker Supervisor (Detail)
National Capital Region has issued an announcement for a detail for a maintenance worker supervisor. Closes: July 1st.