Rigorous format requirements for the publication series ensure consistent presentation, compliance with NPS graphic identity and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements, and correct creation of the final PDF.
Please follow the instructions that are embedded in the report templates. Reports not meeting the format requirements may be returned to the author or submitter for correction. All templates are downloadable from the IRMA Data Store.
MS Word TemplatesNatural Resource Report template
Natural Resource Data Series template
Layout and formatting review checklist for both types of reports
Adobe InDesign TemplatesInDesign templates can be used for either series, and are for Adobe Creative Suite versions 6 or later
Basic template for documents that will be distributed primarily online
Formal template for documents that will be printed (in addition to online distribution)
Data Store InstructionsDetails on uploading and activating the final PDF in the IRMA Data Store
Last updated: August 8, 2019