• Students at South Peak

    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller

    National Historical Park Vermont

Conservation Study Institute

A group of 13 people sit in earnest conversation on the wicker chairs of a sunlit porch, vibrant green woods behind them.

NPS Photo





The NPS Conservation Study Institute, based at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP, works with national parks and partners to advance leadership and innovation, and in collaborative conservation for the stewardship of our national system of parks and special places. The Conservation Study Institute's website can be found at www.nps.gov/csi/

Did You Know?

A man dressed all in white is contrasted by the dark and knobbly bark of spruce trees. Published in American Forests magazine in 1910.

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt NHS have in common a passion for trees! Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller has the oldest sustainably managed woodland in North America. FDR, an amateur forester, personally supervised the planting of hundreds of trees on his Hyde Park estate.