Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Technology in Interpretation Workshop

Posted by Kirk Mona
Next Monday, June 14th is a free workshop sponsored by the Minnesota Naturalists' Association. The workshop is open to professional and volunteer naturalists and support staff. You do not have to be a member of MNA to attend though becoming a member helps support programs like these.

Technology in Interpretation
Monday, June 14, 2010
Lowry Nature Center in Carver Park Reserve, Victoria


RSVP to: Lowry Nature Center
763-694-7650


Schedule:

8:30-9:00 - Registration and Refreshments

9:00-10:00 – Introduction to the topic – Large Group Discussion/Sharing – Show and Tell*

What exactly is “technology in interpretation”? Can technology make enhance our interpretive efforts? How much technology is enough; how much is too much? When is it effective?

*Do you have a cool tech toy that you are using at your site? Bring it to show and share or bring photos if it is too big to bring!

10:00-11:00 - Concurrent Sessions

A) Video and Audio tours: A “how to” session with Allison Neaton, Supervisor Lowry Nature Center

B) Social Media Panel Discussion led by Tom Moffatt, Supervisor Silverwood Park

11:00-12:00 –Concurrent Sessions A or B repeated

11:30-12:30- Lunch, Networking

Optional hiking on trails on your own after lunch (map and suggestions provided)

Directions/confirmation will be sent to those who RSVP.

Sessions will be both indoors and outdoors. If weather is inclement, all sessions will be indoors. Indoor space available for lunch.


~Kirk

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