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CIP - Archive


Past Workshops and Related Information

Meetings and workshops were held among stakeholders in May 2009 to initiate this planning effort.

Meeting Goals

  1. Develop Yosemite National Park's Outreach and Visitor Experience Goals.
  2. Identify specific audiences (current and potential) for Yosemite's Interpretation and Education Program, and brainstorm methods appropriate for engaging specific audiences.
  3. Outline the "continuum of engagement" for Yosemite's audiences, identifying primary roles and responsibilities of interpretive partners.

Past Workshops and Related Information





April 2008


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Comprehensive Interpretive Plan Fact Sheet

May 1, 2009
9:00 am -4:00 pm


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Stakeholders Workshop #1
This first workshop was designed to outline primary and secondary interpretive themes for Yosemite .

Interpretive Planning Overview for YOSE Stakeholder Meeting

May 20, 2009
9:00 am -
4:00 pm



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Stakeholders Workshop #2
The second workshop convened providers of interpretation in and around Yosemite - including NPS staff, assocated American Indian tribes, NPS concessioners, Yosemite Association staff, tour companies, community museums, and others.

Interpretive Planning Stakeholder Meeting Agenda

Interpretive Planning Overview for YOSE Stakeholder Meeting Number 2

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