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AMI Challenges You to “Create Your Own Path” at the 2017 AMI Workshop

  As many of you may know I am a bit of a Star Wars nerd. I also tend not to follow protocol.  So when asked to chair the 2017 AMI Conference committee I am sure there was a collective cringe and immediate thought of “oh no, what is she going to do?!”  Although I find your lack of faith…

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AMI Conference welcomes keynote speakers Grady Manus and Chip Taylor

This year’s AMI conference will welcome two inspirational keynote speakers-Grady Manus (AMI founding member and past president) and Chip Taylor, Founder of Monarch Watch.   The conference committee is honored that both of these men will join us at Cuivre River State Park for the 2016 AMI workshop.   Chip Taylor will provide the kickoff keynote with his presentation, “Monarch Butterflies: From…

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2016 AMI Conference Registration Now Open

  This year’s AMI conference will be held in the Northeast Region in beautiful Cuivre River State Park in Troy, Missouri.   Registration is now online-check out the conference tab for information about the conference.  You can register by using this link-  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RK8MZLY  

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Big News from Dakota

Apologies for commandeering the official AMI website, but I have news to spread, and this is the easiest way to do it. At the end of this month, I’ll be moving to Wyoming.  My wife Greta has accepted an awesome position with the Buffalo Bill Center in Cody, and we’re very excited.  You should be excited, too.  Here’s why: First, AMI…

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Important Info for Job Seekers from Missouri State Parks

UPDATE: The Interpretive Resource Specialist II register is now open, as well.  It will remain open until April 22. The Interpretive Resource Specialist III (IRS III) register is now open for application. The register will close April 20, 2016. Anyone interested in working for Missouri State Parks as an IRS III MUST be on this register to be considered for…

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2016 Conference

“Crafting Lasting Legacies Through Interpretation” September 12-15, 2016 Cuivre River State Park – Troy, Missouri Mark your calendars for the 2016 AMI workshop at beautiful Cuivre River State Park in Troy, Missouri!  This year’s conference will take place  at the historic Camp Sherwood CCC group camp.  Hosting our workshop at a group camp keeps our costs low and means FREE…

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Save the Date-AMI Conference 2016

Mark your calendars for the 2016 AMI workshop at beautiful Cuivre River State Park in Troy, Missouri!  This year’s conference will take place September 12-15, 2016 at the historic Camp Sherwood CCC group camp.  Hosting our workshop at a group camp keeps our costs low and means FREE lodging for YOU!  The committee is busy planning some amazing field sessions…

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NAI Region 6 Workshop Seeking Vendors

Region 6 of the National Association for Interpretation is having its annual workshop in Springfield, Missouri in February 2016.  They are currently filling out their vendor area, and seeking groups or business that would like to be part of it.  Vendor spaces are open to both private sellers and government/non-profit organizations that just want a showcase for what they do. …

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Make a Difference — Run for Office!

AMI offices for President and Secretary are open for 2016. This is a great opportunity to develop strong professional relationships, to enhance your leadership skills, as well as to enrich AMI with your creativity, experience and knowledge. Please email an electronic “head shot” photograph and your “campaign” write-up on or before August 21. Please consider giving back to this excellent organization…

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Important 2015 Workshop Information

This year’s workshop in Kansas City promises to be another great one, and we hope to have as many AMI members there as we can get.   Not only because we love gathering with fellow interpreters, but also because there is a very important vote coming up at this year’s business meeting.   For those that cannot attend, there will be a chance for…

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