New Interpretation Course Now Available!

Are you in charge of interpretation for schools, but don’t know much about school curriculum? Do you want to tailor your interpretive programs so they are more appealing for field trips? This course is

Sharpen your Presentation Skills: Ready, Set, Go!

Are you new to presenting and instruction, a little rusty being in front of the group, or not getting positive feedback on your presentations? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then

Upcoming Changes Planned for Your Interpretation E-courses!

This fall, the Eppley Institute will be making several improvements to our online Interpretation Courses. The National Park Service and several other interpretive agencies are in the process of revising their Interpretation and Education

Eppley at World Urban Parks Congress

The Eppley Institute has been selected to present at two sessions of the inaugural World Urban Parks Congress in Ponte de Lima, Portugal from May 25 through May 30, 2015. The first presentation is

Special Use Permitting for Parks and Recreation Professionals

Parks—and other public facilities—are amazing venues for all kinds of events. From arts fairs and family reunions to sports competitions and political rallies, agencies are inundated with a variety of requests to use their

Bloomington Master Plan Project is Underway!

In January 2015 the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands and the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department established a partnership to research and draft a new five-year master plan for the Department. The
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Partnering for Marine Boater Education in the Everglades

Every year millions of people visit our National Parks to enjoy their beauty, play in the outdoors, or explore new territory. These visitors come by car, plane, boat—some even hike into our public lands—each