Project Code: USDA-USA-5
|Project Title||Connect to the History of Our Public Lands - Support the NFGT Heritage Program|
|Project Summary||Intern(s) would work with Heritage Program Manager for the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, performing a majority of data entry and documentation work. Includes engagement and learning with District Heritage Staff to gather information in support of overall Forest Heritage Program|
|Agency||Department of Agriculture|
|Number of Interns||1|
Conducts inventories of Forest cultural resources in areas of proposed Forest Service projects pnline and using Agency databases. Researches reference materials such as State and National register files, historic documents, archeological reports, maps and aerial photos, and interviews source individuals concerning project areas. Input data for updating Heritage site database. Performs a variety of computations and assessments of standard archeological data, such as entering archeological artifact and projects data in appropriate forms and databases. Produces site and survey maps.
Transfers GPS data to a GIS program loaded in a computer to create a map. Will learn to use applications and databases integral I the management of forest resources.
|Editing and proofreading|
|Social media management|
Volunteers will be signed up under Individual Volunteer Agreements (OF-301a). All Volunteers are asked to record their hours worked on this project and will be reported in the Volunteer & Service Programs Accomplishments Database (VSReports), the official reporting database.