Interagency Wilderness Interpretation & Education Training: Action Planning for the 50th Anniversary and BeyondDates: Monday October 22, 2012-Thursday October 25, 2012
Location: Estes Park, CO
Lead Trainer: Steve Archibald
Target Audience: Interpreters, public-affairs staff, communication specialists, wilderness managers, and non-agency partners and stakeholders.
Description: This course will help participants: Strengthen knowledge about the values and benefits of wilderness in a changing world within and outside participants' agency; Identify internal and external wilderness interpretation, education, and communication issues within and outside participants' specialty areas and agencies; Develop action plans to address wilderness interpretation, education, and communication issues using a process that capitalizes on the diverse and collective skill sets that participants bring; Position to advance their unit objectives by becoming part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Wilderness Act; Inspire, equip, and motivate to provide wilderness interpretation, communication, and education to a variety of internal and external audiences to raise the next generation of wilderness stewards.
Enrollment: For Department of Interior employees and DOI Learn please click on the following link, log in, and submit a request to attend this course. Once approved by your supervisor, log back in to this link and enroll in the Interagency Wilderness Interpretation & Education Workshop.
For Department of Agriculture employees and AgLearn please click on the following link, log in, and search the course catalog using the keywords "wilderness education" http://www.aglearn.usda.gov/. Select the "Carhart Interagency Wilderness Interpretation & Education" workshop and register.