Learn about trail training services and opportunities plus a wide variety of technical resources available.
Speakers: Bob Finch, Executive Director, Outdoor Stewardship Institute; Alex Weiss, Greenways & Trails Coordinator; Florida Office of Greenways & Trails; Mike Brown, BLM, National Training Center
Better training and skills help build more sustainable trails, empower volunteers to be more effective, and help youth develop careers and confidence. This session will present educational opportunities, training providers, and a wide range of resources for trails and greenways. Efforts of the National Trails Training Partnership, the Outdoor Stewardship Institute, and American Trails will be emphasized, along with BLM's survey of skills for national scenic and historic trails. Learn about trail training services and opportunities plus a wide variety of technical resources available. Join us in sharing ideas as well as needs for trails training, improving cooperation, and building skills.
Stefis Demetropoulos of the Florida Forest Service tells the story of how one volunteer can make a difference.
Exhibitions are complex presentations that convey concepts, showcase objects, and excite the senses. However, as museums recognize the diversity within their audiences, they realize that exhibitions must do more: exhibitions must teach to different learning styles, respond to issues of cultural and gender equity, and offer multiple levels of information. The resulting changes in exhibitions have made these presentations more understandable, enjoyable, and connected to visitors’ lives.
The Accessibility Guidelines are intended as a reference manual and department policy on accessible design and shall be utilized in planning and implementing regular maintenance activities, construction projects, publications, exhibits, new programs, and special events. The guidelines are not a comprehensive set of requirements for all situations, but rather a summary of information from many sources which provide guidance for common uses in the State Park System. This document is an update to the 2009 edition.
Kartchner Caverns State Park provides tours that see over 150,000 people annually and the information that rangers provide on the tours is crucial to the experience. The Deaf and Hard of Hearing community has been missing out on a vital part of the experience, until now.