Earth Day 2020: 50th Anniversary Initiatives
December 3, 2019
10a Pacific/1p Eastern
April 22, 2020 will be the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and Earth Day Network has big plans to SAVE the Earth! This presentation will review the details of our programs and resources and how you can get involved in the largest environmental movement in the world.
As the Education Coordinator at Earth Day Network, Kira Heeschen works to engage and mobilize students and educators in Earth Day stewardship and environmental literacy activities. Kira earned her bachelor’s degree in earth science from James Madison University and her master’s degree in environmental education at Antioch University New England.
Small Yet Mighty: Writing Interpretive Captions
December 10, 2019
1:00pm Eastern / 10:00am Pacific (one hour)
Captions are small, but mighty! If crafted thoughtfully, captions are interpretive opportunities that give meaning to our resources and foster future stewards. You’ll learn how to make the most of photographs on social media and in exhibits by learning the seven rules of caption writing.
Sarah Lisle is the Director of Interpretation at the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance. She loves people and places and it's her passion to connect the two in engaging exhibits and meaningful interpretive experiences. For over ten years she's worked in the field of interpretation and exhibit development, connecting people to special places and stories.
The Future is Queer: Practices in Queering Interpretation
January 7, 2020
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (90 min)
In this session, participants will examine privilege as it pertains to interpretive planning and programming. Participants will reflect on individual and organizational practices and develop strategies for engaging a diverse and meaningful audience.
Casey Bries is an Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Open Space & Mountain Parks department for the City of Boulder, Colorado. Casey serves on the City of Boulder’s Racial Equity Team, NAI’s DEI Committee and has developed a variety of Equity and Inclusion Trainings for staff and volunteers.