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Components of a Site Interpretive Plan

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Our site interpretive plans usually consist of six sections. For an overview read the descriptions below. For more information click on the highlighted text.

1. Detailed Information

  • a compilation and assessment of up-to-date information about your organization, site and current and perspective visitors

2. Current Learning Theory and Concepts

  • descriptions and assessment of current learning approaches that can be integrated into your offerings

3. Tools

  • planning and evaluation worksheets, tables, checklists and forms that can help you to develop and deliver effective interpretation

4. Interpretive Situation

  • the identification of key interpretive outcomes at your site and how your site fits in with other interpretation and education sites within your region and nationally

5. Interpretive Framework

  • site-specific policies and procedures for effectively connecting visitors to your site’s features and special places through meaningful experiences

6. Implementation

  • the phasing and implementation of recommendations identified in all sections of the plan

Each site’s interpretive plan is unique. It must reflect the your site’s features, visitor motivations and the culture and practice of your agency.

We can provide an interpretive plan tailored specifically to your site.

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We have developed site interpretive plans for a wide variety of sites ranging from large urban parks within major cities, to high-use sites within an hour’s drive of urban centres to wilderness areas located far from human habitation. Some of these plans include concept plans for interpretive centres.