Registration is now open for the 2010 Association of Missouri Interpreters Conference at Crowder State Park in Trenton, Missouri. The conference theme this year is “Back to Basics.” The conference will focus on hands-on workshops, service projects, and skill-building programs that will appeal to interpreters of all levels. Sessions on several topics will be presented during the conference, including Leave No Trace, Being Creative on a Budget, and Wild Edibles. Among the field studies offered will be a historical tour of the city of St. Joseph, clean-up and sampling at Locust Creek in Pershing State Park, and more. This year’s keynote speaker will be Wren Smith, Interpretive Programs Manager for Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest south of Louisville, Kentucky. Lodging for the conference will be at the Crowder State Park Group Camp. Lodging costs will be included with registration. Registration forms are available here as a Microsoft Word Document or Adobe PDF file. The complete conference agenda is also available (Adobe PDF file). For more information, visit our conference page or contact Conference Planning Chair Adam Brandsgaard, (660) 646-6122.