Spotlight on Environmental Education
As an exhibit developer at a private firm, I work with an in-house team of graphic designers, 3-D illustrators, and exhibit designers to conceptualize, design, and develop exhibits for zoos, aquariums, nature centers, and museums.
1. Why are you focusing on EE in your career?
Why not? To me, it seems like the natural thing to do. I love what I do and how it makes me feel, and that’s life should be like. Throughout life, I’ve been involved with EE in one way or another, and now I’ve just shifted my sphere of influence to focus on these free-choice learning environments.
2. What is the most exciting and/or fulfilling aspect about being in the EE field or of being and environmental educator?
The most exciting and fulfilling aspect about what I do is having the opportunity to influence hundreds of thousands of people though a single exhibit. To quote Rachel Carson,