Focuses on strategies for captivating your trail audience with provocative, well designed interpretive panels.
by Jennifer Rigby, Director, The Acorn Group, Kristin Lundstrom, Environmental Educator/Volunteer Coordinator, City of Boise Parks and Recreation, Erica Fielder, Owner and artist, Erica Fielder Studio
“Telling a Better Story” focuses on strategies for captivating your trail audience with provocative, well designed interpretive panels. Get practical advice for developing theme-based messages, establishing budgets, selecting images and design elements, understanding how visitors learn, writing interpretive text, and preparing files for production. Join us for discussions and case studies, and take away valuable tips and techniques to turn ordinary panels into extraordinary experiences. The Foothills Learning Center in Boise, Idaho developed a permanent interactive self-guided accessible “Story” trail for children and adults. Ten reading platforms feature different nature related stories that change monthly throughout the year.