Some Educational and Interpretive Approaches
Fresh ideas that will get more children off couches and into nature.
This session features the collaborative work of a trail designer/builder, an outdoor education program administrator, and an interpretive planner/designer. They will share experiences of watching synergy at work on trails, ways to make trails and open space areas interesting and fun for youth, how trails can be designed for use in outdoor education, and how interpretive media on trails invite younger audiences to explore their world more fully. Session includes an overview of where environmental education has been and where it is headed with implications for trail planning. Our hope is to generate fresh ideas that will get more children off couches and into nature.
While the Trail Program has identified and documented 133 miles of potential trails, the Strategic Plan is focused on delivery of the immediate 100-mile goal in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
American Rivers makes it easy for you to get involved. This National River Cleanup Handbook will provide all the information you need to organize a river cleanup.
A Synthesis of Research Findings, Management Practices, and Research Needs
The historic Neutaconkanut Hill park has been improved with trail work and facilities for visitors.