These documents are designed to serve as models with the goal of making natural interpretation in Iowa better and more professional.


  IAN Professional Standards

These documents are designed to serve as models with the goal of making natural interpretation in Iowa better and more professional. The examples used in these models are not meant to be appropriate for all environmental education programs. When using any of these standards for a specific program, you need to take into account your particular situation and resources.

Professional Standards for Interpretive Naturalists
Guidelines for Nature Centers
Professional Standards for Use of Live Animals in Environmental Education
Creating a Long-term Environmental Education Plan
IAN Professional Development Program (links to committee page)
Internship Standards for Interpretive Naturalist

 
             

IAN River Exploration