Here are some
LINKS to other interpretive organizations and sites that may be of interest to you.
If you find that any of these links are not working, please let us know. If
you want us to add any other sites to this list, please feel free to contact us.
The National Association for
The Society for the
Interpretation of Britain's Heritage
(new Eurpoean interpretive site).
Scottish Interpretation Network
Other interpretive related organizations and sites.
Association for Living History, Farms and Agricultural
Museums. This site provides a wealth of resources including links to over
80 other international living history sites. Visit them at: www.alhfam.org
American Association for State and Local History. www.aaslh.org
American Association of Museums (AAM) www.aam-us.org
Association of Science & Technology Centers www.astc.org/astc/astchome.htm
American Zoo & Aquarium Association www.aza.org
The International Wolf Center - www.wolf.org
Visitor Studies Association http://museum.cl.msu.edu/vsa
ZooNET is a great resource guide for zoos and
zoo resources. Visit it at: www.mindspring.com/~zoonet
Museums Hotlist. This is a wonderful site
with links to a ton of museums, zoos and related sites. Visit them at: sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/museums.html.
Park Ranger on the Web is another great resource
with lots of links to other sites/resources of interest to interpreters. Visit them
Museum Association (ENGLAND), the organizations
web site with lots of links and information. www.museumsassociation.org
The 24 Hour Museum - National Museum Gateway to
most of the museums and galleries in the UK. A really wonderful museum resource that
you've got to visit. www.24hourmuseum.org.uk
is a new web site (2003) that offers a wealth
of resources to interpretive naturalists and environmental educators.
Environmental Education Resource Sites
Environmental Education Links. This site
provides links to lots of different environmental education sites, programs and related
North American Association for Environmental Education
(NAAEE) web site. naaee.org.
The Outdoor Classroom (The Evergreen Foundation), Canada.
Schoolyard naturalization sources and Links. www.evergreen.ca/oc2cover.html
The Green Teacher: Education for Planet Earth.
Back issues of their publication and other information. www.web.net/~greentea
Great Smoky Mountains Institute - a residential
environmental education center located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park - www.nps.gov/grsm/tremont.htm
The Student Conservation
Association provides job and internship opportunities for conservation career
seekers, including interpretive positions in parks, historical sites and related
Agencies - USA
National Park Service
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Agencies in Australia
Agencies: England, Scotland, Wales
English Heritage Web
The Forestry Commission
Snowdon National Reserve,
Countryside Council for Wales.
Scottish Natural Heritage
Agencies - Canada
Canadian Heritage Sites
Ontario Museum Association
Discussion Lists you may want to join.
Museum-L list (contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum-ED list (contact email@example.com
for subscription details).
Interp-l list (managed by the US National Park Service with
interpreters in parks, universities, etc. on the list). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for subscription details.
Educational Resource Providers
Acorn Naturalists provides a wealth of books,
models, and related environmental education materials. Their catalog is really
impressive and extensive. You can contact them at (800) 452-8886, or visit their web
site at: http://acornnaturalists.com
The Butterfly Web Site - This is your place to
purchase live insects, preserve/mounted specimens, and other related insect resources. http://butterflywebsite.com
Go Buggy! Visit the Young Entomologists'
Society. This resource site (a non-profit organization) includes a
wealth of resources including: Minibeast Merchandise Mall, Butterfly & Moth World and
Carolina Biological Supply Company. They
have a website with on-line catalog: www.carolina.com.
You can also E-Mail them at: email@example.com
Pasco Scientific, Roseville, CA. They
offer mainly high-quality physics equipment and computer-related biology and earth science
Central Scientific Company, Franklin Park, IL.
They are a long-time supplier of quality physical science school equipment and a
good assortment of life-science school equipment. www.cenconet.com
Museum Marketing Tips
Newsletter. This is a great resource for anyone interested in keeping up on
marketing techiques and strategies. A must for any heritage tourism planner. www.museummarketingtips.com.