Chapter Five: Resource Management
Management of the cultural and natural resources is an important administrative responsibility. The 1986 "Resource Management Plan and Environmental Assessment" lists Whitman Mission National Historic Site's most significant cultural and natural resources:
This chapter addresses administration's role in preserving these cultural and natural resources. The first section covers cultural resource management plus archeology, because archeological discoveries influenced the ways in which superintendents managed these resources; the second section covers natural resource management.
Did You Know?
Archaeologists have uncovered the mission building sites. These sites are now marked on the ground and a trail to follow with signs tells the story of the mission at Waiilatpu.