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Creating Successful Academic Partnerships - Wild West Region
Tom Mullin
30 minutes
CE: .5
Date: April 15, 2020
Webinar Recording

Featuring best practices for creating sustainable partnerships with colleges and universities.

Free for NAI members. Nonmembers will be charged a $15 donation towards the Wild West Region's scholarship fund.


Non-member price: $15.00
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WEB0415204/15/2020 12:00:00 AM
Are you ready for (Conservation) Action?
Melissa Casteel King
90 minutes
CE: 1.5
Date: April 30, 2019
Webinar Recording

This session will explore the transformation of Zoo Atlanta’s geographically themed biofact carts into Conservation Stations. Participants will gain an understanding of the framework for the carts along with the tools and methods used to engage guests in an exploration of the issue and how they can take positive action.

Melissa King, Manager of Public Programs at Zoo Atlanta, has Bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology from Georgia State University and is a NAI Certified Interpretive Guide and Trainer. Mrs. King has 11 years’ experience in zoo interpretation and serves as AZA’s Kori Bustard Species Survival Plan Education Advisor.


Non-member price: $40.00
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WEB043019A4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Enrich Guided Hikes with Classical Music
Dave Sutherland
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: April 30, 2019
Webinar Recording

Adding Classical music to your guided hikes can lead you to new audiences, new partnerships, and a new understanding of nature. Learn some tips at this demo, then grab your baton!

Dave Sutherland is an award-winning field naturalist with the city of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks department. Besides over 20 years working in the Boulder area, Dave has led outdoor education programs in California, Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands. Dave is a self-professed natural science geek who uses games and activities to inspire others with his love of nature.


Non-member price: $35.00
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WEB043019E4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
There's no I in Theme
Becky Blois and Amanda Berlinski
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: May 23, 2017
Webinar Recording

Creating a A+ theme doesn’t have to be done alone. Using Sam Ham as our guide, we’ll explore the components of a strong theme and discover the power of collaboration, taking your current “in-progress” themes to the next level!

Becky Blois is the Guest Engagement Coordinator at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. She is a Certified Interpretive Trainer and Certified Interpretive Guide.

Amanda Berlinski is the Manager of Guest Engagement at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. She is a Certified Interpretive Trainer and Certified Interpretive Guide.


Non-member price: $35.00
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WEB0523175/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
Art Of Setting Goals, The
Don Enright
90 minutes
Date: April 20, 2017
Webinar Recording

Do you struggle with goals, outcomes, objectives, and tactics? This webinar suggests a simple and concrete methodology for ensuring your programs have concrete, useful, measurable goals with a minimum of confusion and effort. Participants should be ready to participate, applying these techniques to a current interpretive project they’re working on.

Don Enright is an interpretive planner, writer and naturalist with over 30 years’ experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Don works with parks, museums, science centres, zoos and aquariums to help them increase their visitation, relevance, impact, revenue and visitor satisfaction.


Non-member price: $35.00
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WEB0420174/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Visitor-Centered, Two-Way Interpretation
Brian Forist
60 Minutes
CE: 1
Date: September 13, 2016
Webinar Recording

Two-way interpretation has been shown to engage rather than instruct visitors. It utilizes a constructivist approach that puts the visitors at the center of interpretive experiences. In this webinar, basic tenets of constructivist philosophy and two-way interpretation will be presented along with field examples from the instructor and participants.


Non-member price: $35.00
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WEB0913169/13/2016 12:00:00 AM
How To Offer Inspiration-based Interpretation
Dr. Jacquie Gilson
120 minutes
CE: 2
Date: June 28, 2016
Webinar Recording

Are you offering inspiration-based interpretation? Join in this practical session and find out.

Dr. Jacquie Gilson, an Interpretation Coordinator with Parks Canada, will lead a World Cafe style session based on the nine characteristics of inspiration-based interpretation that resulted from her doctoral research. Examples from her research and Jacquie’s 30 years of experience, plus ideas generated by the participants, will result in a collection of practical tips for offering inspiration-based interpretation at any site.

Jacquie has been actively involved in interpretation and environmental education for 30 years and has worked for parks at the national, provincial, municipal and non-profit levels. She recently completed her doctorate in social sciences with research focused on the role of inspiration in interpretation. For the last 5 years she has been an Interpretation Coordinator for Parks Canada in the beautiful Canadian rocky mountains.


Non-member price: $45.00
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WEB0628166/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
An Inspiration-based Approach to Interpretation
Jacquie Gilson
90 minutes
CE: 1.5
Date: June 21, 2016
Webinar Recording

Is interpretation too information-based and agency-focused? Dr. Gilson believes that taking an inspiration-based approach to interpretation will help us to be more visitor-focused and wholistic, i.e., engaging people at the level of their heads, hearts and hands. Jacquie, who is an Interpretation Coordinator with Parks Canada, will share the results of her doctoral research into the concept of inspiration in interpretation. Findings she will share include: the need to consider what visitors are both inspired by and to, as well as potential benefits and barriers to taking an inspiration-based approach to interpretation.

Jacquie has been actively involved in interpretation and environmental education for 30 years and has worked for parks at the national, provincial, municipal and non-profit levels. She recently completed her doctorate in social sciences with research focused on the role of inspiration in interpretation. For the last 5 years she has been an Interpretation Coordinator for Parks Canada in the beautiful Canadian rocky mountains.


Non-member price: $40.00
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WEB0621166/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
No Animals? No Problem! Animal Programs Without Live Animals
Teresa Root and Mick Garrett
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: March 26, 2015
Webinar Recording

How can you present animal programs when you don’t have live animals? Learn how to incorporate artifacts and props in a variety of ways to make animal themed programs come alive.

Teresa Root is currently a front line interpreter at Dodge Nature Center with more than 30 years of experience in formal and informal education. Along with teaching the 42,000 students who come to Dodge each year, she is the Naturalist Fellowship Coordinator.

Mick Garrett is currently a front line interpreter at Dodge Nature Center with over 17 years of experience in formal and informal education. He is the Day Camp Coordinator and also the assistant animal care coordinator, caring for reptiles, amphibians and raptors.


Non-member price: $35.00
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WEB032615B3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Trail Walks: Engaging Young Children in Active Learning
Kate Murphy
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: March 26, 2015
Webinar Recording

Participants will be introduced to natural science themes and activities that encourage children and their adult partners to interact during a “Little Walk”.

Kate is an early childhood educator for Fontenelle Forest in Bellevue, NE. Kate created and manages a drop in and play program for children newborn to five. Each week a different natural science topic is explored through interactive centers. A “Little Walk” is an integral part of each day’s activities.


Non-member price: $35.00
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WEB032615D3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Evaluation for Program Improvement
Karin Hostetter
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: March 18, 2014
Webinar Recording

Ever wonder if you’re asking the right questions when evaluating programs? Are you unsure of the process to follow to ensure success? If so, then join Karin for this hour-long webinar on program evaluation. Learn how to determine what it is you really want to know and then match that with the right form of gathering information - questionnaires, online surveys, interviews, quizzes, focus groups, etc. The result is information you can use immediately toward program improvement, all with minimal cost and hassle!


Non-member price: $35.00
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WEB0318143/18/2014 12:00:00 AM