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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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NAI Region VI, News

Storytelling Workshop Offered in KC Area

The Greater Kansas City Interpretive Sites Coalition will be hosting a storytelling workshop on February 2.  This three-hour workshop will open the world of storytelling possibilities to you.  Tap into the amazing power of storytelling to educate, entertain, enlighten, and empower.  Discover how to reach out through the magic of stories and explore the use of stories to enhance your…

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Constitution & Bylaws Update

In March of 2011, Eugene Vale and John Miller undertook the task of revising and “cleaning” the Association of Missouri Interpreters’ constitution and bylaws.  No significant changes were made for the “cleaned” AMI bylaws.   This version simply removes duplications, places items in the proper headings, and posts the bylaw changes approved over the last 9 years.  A huge THANK YOU to Eugene Vale for…

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NAI Region VI, News

Fred Christian – Gentleman Mentor

by John Miller, Region 6 Director NAI and the interpretive community mourned the loss of a true master interpreter, Fred Christian, on September 2nd of this year.  His Marilyn postponed the Memorial service to allow family, friends, and fellow interpreters to share the amazing life of this outstanding man.  Specifics of the memorial are attached. I am not alone in knowing that Fred…

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2012 Awards Nominations

Each year, AMI recognizes outstanding interpreters and interpretation in the state of Missouri with a whole panel of awards.  We count on our membership to keep us updated on where and when great interpration is happening, and to nominate their peers.  Those of you that attended the 2011 conference know that we only received one award nomination this year.  The Awards Committee has challenged us to fill all…

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2012 AMI Elections

The AMI 2012 Elections are quickly approaching!  Here’s a note from your Elections Chair, Lisa LaCombe: This is your big chance to make a difference! As interpreters, we are crucial for facilitating stewardship for our natural and cultural history. YOU can make a difference! YOU can leave behind a legacy! We are the Association of Missouri Interpreters and in this…

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Registration is Online for the 2011 AMI Workshop

Registration is now available for the AMI workshop in Farmington, Missouri.   Conference and field trip details are available on the conference page.   To register, visit the registration page on the NAI website. Registration ends September 2.  Hurry so you can get your favorite field trip!  As field trips fill up, they will be removed from the NAI registration page.  We could…

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Financial Assistance for CIT Training

The National Association for Interpretation will conduct a “Train the Trainers” workshop on August 22-26, 2011  at Powder Valley Nature Center in Kirkwood, Missouri.  This workshop is the first step in becoming a Certified Interpretive Trainer (CIT).  Thanks to generous donors and funding from members of AMI, financial assistance is available for the workshop fee (travel and lodging costs are not covered). …

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