Cultural resources include architecture (historic and prehistoric structures and sites), archeological resources (sites, artifact collections, and associated documentation), cultural anthropology resources (sites, collections, values, and traditions), cultural landscapes (historic sites, designed landscapes, vernacular landscapes, and ethnographic landscapes), historic reasearch, and museum collections (artifacts, specimens, archives, and objects). NCR Resource Stewardship and Science (RESS) Cultural Resources staff can assist regional park units in identifying, evaluating, preserving, protecting, and managing their varied cultural resources in the following areas:
- Cultural Anthropology
- Cultural Landscapes
- Cultural Resource Planning and Compliance
- Historic Architecture
- Museum Program / Museum Resource Center
- NCR National Historic Landmarks Program
If you need assistance from RESS, you may submit a Solution for Technical Assistance Requests (STAR) request online (NPS Only).