Top 10 ways to turn information into interpretation. Continue reading Top 10 ways to turn information into interpretation
We adjust our interview questions for full-time park interpreters fairly regularly. A few years ago I added: Name three ways you turn information into interpretation. I like the question and believe it tells us a lot about what an applicant understands about the art of interpretation. I feel it’s a very easy question with a … Continue reading Top 10 ways to turn information into interpretation
Place-based behavior can change visitors and parks.. Continue reading Place-based behavior can change visitors and parks.
People are adapters. We adapt slowly, and we adapt quickly, depending upon the situation. Social adaptation is one of the fastest of all our adaptation skills. That is – behavior around other people. People have an innate desire to conform, to be within the bell curve of normative behavior, to camouflage our behavior so we … Continue reading Place-based behavior can change visitors and parks.
The Work of Parks. Continue reading The Work of Parks
Each year our park system has a big competition for Park of the Year and other awards. The competition is tough, and gets tougher each year as more time and energy is put into each park and museum’s presentation to the director and managers that make up the selection committee. The award selection meeting is … Continue reading The Work of Parks