Month: July 2014

FameLab Revisited

  We just took part in another FameLab competition in Troy, New York, at Rensselaer Polytechnic (RPI) Institute sponsored by NASA’s Astrobiology program in collaboration with the British Council. Lisa Brochu is one of three judges along with Cheryl Zook of National Geographic and…

Light Up People’s Brains with Music

  When I was in the third grade, Lloyd Higgerson, the music teacher, came to our class and introduced the opportunity to be in the band. I wanted to play trumpet and my parents bought the instrument and encouraged me to practice. And practice….

13 Reasons to Take Our 2015 Tanzania Ecotour

Join us for this exciting opportunity from January 22nd to February 1st in Tanzania. Download the itinerary and TANZANIA REGISTRATION   If you want to see lions, leopards, cheetah, elephants, cape buffalo, black rhinos, hippos, monkeys and diverse kinds of birds in their natural savannah…

The Interpretive Farm, Oz Style

  We were recently driving south from Melbourne to Phillip Island in Australia to watch the amazing emergence of 16,000 little penguins from the ocean at dusk. Along the highway we spotted a series of signs much like the old Burma Shave signs in…

5 Ways to Turn T-shirts into Memorabilia with a Message

I love owning, wearing and buying t-shirts. They are comfortable, usually inexpensive, and serve as a palette for art and messaging. I can think of five good reasons to use them at interpretive sites and in social marketing campaigns as a way to promote…