Treatments > Interim Protection and
When housekeeping and maintenance.. preventive conservation has
- Pending the approval of presenvation treatment decisions based
on a conservation assessment.
- As part of the response plan in the event of an emergency.
- If there is risk of health and safety.
- Construction Project
"Pending treatment decisions reached through the planning
process, all resources will be protected and preserved in
their existing states
5: Cultural Resource Management, 5.3 Stewardship, 5.3.5 Treatment
of Cultural Resources, 2001
NPS Management Policies, National
"One of these is the Appleton Charter, formulated by the
English-speaking branch of ICOMOS Canada in 1983.4 This philosophy
forms the backbone of the Levels of Intervention System used by
many heritage professionals within the Canadian Parks Service. This
set of guidelines subdivides conservation into two categories: at
the level of minimum intervention is preservation (or protection),
which consists of interim protection and stabilization; more
radical intervention is defined as development (or enhancement)."
Ricketts, Shannon. "Raising the Dead: Reconstruction Within
The Canadian Parks Service," CRM, Volume 15, No. 5,
p.13. [Download PDF format file.]