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AMI Workshop 2014

This year’s AMI Workshop will take place from September 14-16 in Sedalia, Mo.  This year’s theme, “Finding Your Interpretive Center in the Heart of Missouri”, is about connecting with why you do what you do, and using that why to help carry your message to all your audiences. For details on this year’s workshop, download the Registration Packet (pdf).  The…

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Missouri DNR is Seeking a Natural Resource Education Coordinator

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for protecting, preserving and enhancing Missouri’s natural, cultural and energy resources.  An important part of that responsibility is educating Missourians about those resources. The department has been working to reinvigorate their department-wide education strategy.  The person hired to the Natural Resource Education Coordinator position will have the opportunity to…

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Interpretive Writing Workshop

The Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center in Kansas City will be hosting “The Art of Interpretive Writing” on Friday, October 25.  The workshop will be led by Alan Leftridge, author of Interpretive Writing.  See below for more details: Write compelling interpretive messages! This workshop offers you the basics of interpretive writing that apply to signage, exhibit labels, brochures, websites,…

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Register Now for the 2013 Workshop!

There’s still five days to get the early registration rate for our upcoming workshop in Branson, Missouri!  After August 20, the cost will go up. Registration forms are included in the 2013 AMI Workshop Registration Packet.  So are all the details on field sessions, lodging, and costs.  If you have any other questions, please contact Workshop Committee Chair John Miller at john.miller@mdc.mo.gov or at…

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2013 AMI Workshop

The 2013 Association of Missouri Interpreters Workshop will be held September 12 – 14 in Branson, Missouri.  The workshop theme is “Interpreting New Heights in the Depths of the Ozarks”.  Details are just now begining to be announced, but here’s your quick-&-easy guide to everything you need to know: First off, visit the Conference Page.  This page will always have the…

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Registration for the 2013 NAI Region 6 Workshop

Pardon the recent rash of NAI Region 6 postings– the region’s website is temporarily down, and they need a little help getting info out about their upcoming workshop.  And I didn’t think you guys would mind learning about a really awesome professional training opportunity taking place right next door to us.  Here’s the details: EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE is more…

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NAI Region 6 Workshop Financial Aid

Are you interested in attending the 2013 NAI Region 6 workshop in Manhattan, Kansas — but need a little financial aid? Thanks to generous donors and funding from the members of NAI Region 6, financial assistance for the Region 6 Workshop is available in the form of a Free Workshop Registration. These stipends are open to any current NAI Region…

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Following the Rivers: AMI 2012

The theme for this year’s AMI workshop is “Rivers connect us to life-sustaining resources through time.”  We will be exploring how our cultural and natural heritage has shaped the state, with a spotlight on the deep Missouri Ozarks and the stories we tell to interpret our resources. Pre-conference activities start August 20 in Van Buren, Mo. The workshop is Aug.…

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Conservation Careers Academy

This summer, the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources will once again be hosting its Conservation Careers Academy (formerly known as the Conservation Honors Program).  The five day course is open to high school juniors and seniors, and offers hands-on training in natural resource conservation.  College credit from MU is also available for the course.  This looks to be…

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