Strategies--Nurturing a culture of collaboration


  1. Exchange experiences and broaden understanding throughout the NPS.
  2. Model best practices in partnership.
  3. Operate as integral to larger natural, historical, cultural and social goals.
  4. Engage in community-oriented conservation and grassroots efforts outside the park that share conservation, environmental consciousness, and cultural heritage values.
  5. Reach beyond our boundaries and leverage partnerships to achieve our mission.
  6. Model the Collaborative Way in urban areas through facilitation &community stakeholder engagement.
  7. Sustain "Urban Matters" online community as a means to advance the NPS Urban Agenda more broadly to the NPS and partners.
  8. Explore agreements with other federal agencies, such as HUD, EPA, HHS, Transportation and Agriculture, on urban interests.

Last updated: February 26, 2015