Interp. Planning Text Book

John Veverka & Associates

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Interpretive Consultants

Provoke, Relate, Reveal and more!

For the Cutting edge in Heritage Interpretation

Interpretive Planning, Training, Evaluation and more!

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From interpretive planning for castles in Wales for the National Trust and bird sanctuaries in Michigan for the Kellogg Biological Station, to interpretive training in Alabama for the US Army Corps of Engineers, and museum exhibit evaluation in Wisconsin - (bottom row) and critiquing ancient temples interpretation on Malta for Malta Heritage, prehistoric archaeological site interpretation in Utah for Nine Mile Canyon/BLM, and docent/interpretive staff training for the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff, we do that - and more!

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This essential planning guide  by John Veverka offers a step-by-step approach to interpretive planning, from an understanding of the "psychology of the audience" and how visitors learn and remember in recreational settings, to interpretive planning for site & facilities, self-guiding trails, museum exhibits, and more. 


Chapter 1    Interpreting to Visitors - Learning concepts

Chapter 2    Introduction to Interpretation

Chapter 3    The Interpretive Planning Process

Chapter 4    Planning Trails, Tours, Byways

Chapter 5    Planning Interpretive Exhibits

Chapter 6    Planning Conducted Programs


Interpretive Master Planning  can be ordered from:

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The cost is $24.95

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