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Planning Interpretive and Education Programs for Wetlands

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Abstract

This chapter is intended to introduce readers to the fields of interpretation and environmental education, and then describe how to plan interpretive and educational opportunities focused on wetlands and wetland trails. The chapter briefly discusses the history and definition of interpretation and environmental education, as well as the similarities and differences between them. The chapter provides numerous examples and activities to help the reader better understand these concepts and how to apply them in wetland settings. The chapter concludes with an in-depth discussion of how to develop effective non-personal wetland interpretive products, which includes things like signs and brochures.

Keywords

Environmental Education Text Block National Park Service Tangible Resource Tour Company 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Recreation, Parks and Tourism Resources ProgramWest Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA

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