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Date Permissions Signed

3-23-2018

Date of Award

Winter 2018

Document Type

Masters Field Project

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Environmental Studies

First Advisor

Myers, Gene (O. Gene)

Second Advisor

Stanger, Nicholas

Third Advisor

Walker, Wendy, 1950-

Abstract

As lead researcher and developer of the Interpretation Plan for the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail, this document will detail the background, research, and process involved to develop such a plan for the US Forest Service. I will first conceptualize Interpretation as a profession and its relation to and with Environmental Education with supporting research to help give context to the next section: an introduction to my project. After introducing the Interpretation Plan, I will detail my work and process to develop the Foundational Information, or the core of the Plan. Finally, I will conclude with my challenges, learnings, and lessons from this project. In addition, there will be an appendix that includes the actual Interpretation Plan for the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

1029438688

Geographic Coverage

Pacific Northwest Trail

Genre/Form

masters theses

Language

English

Rights

Copying of this thesis in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this thesis for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author's written permission.

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