November 03, 2016
There are so many digital ways to explore our national parks: from social media to mobile apps; virtual field trips to webcams; 360-degree movies to the nps.gov website. Parks and programs across the country are using all these tools to enhance your visitor experiences! What follows are 100 digital ways you can celebrate our national parks today and for the next century. These are not the only digital paths to our parks and programs, but examples of the treasures that await.
July 06, 2016
A look at how the changes in technology has affected the way we tell stories and share our experiences.
June 14, 2016
What would it take to make a school run as a National Park? Find out as the Barrie School participated in this National Learning Summit experience along with National Park Service leadership.
May 26, 2016
An innovative idea and the first of its kind in the National Park Service, and interactive map created from an existing static park map and turned into another product for visitors to use.
April 19, 2016
Are you looking for a way to get involved in the digital experience of our parks? We now have virtual volunteer and web development opportunities.
April 06, 2016
A look at some of the ways digital tools are utilized across the National Park Service and the impacts on our visitors.
March 29, 2016
There is always more than one way of learning, understanding and experiencing. From the invaluable life lessons taught by Marvin Minsky we explore how every aspect of a park experience is connected and can all be combined with digital paths.
March 22, 2016
Since the birth of the National Park Service (NPS), technological innovations have been used to generate engagement in our national parks, tell our nation’s environmental/scientific and cultural/historic stories, and support preservation and stewardship activities.
March 15, 2016
Allison Druin, Special Advisor for National Digital Strategy describes her first experiences with the National Park Service as a child, as a Professor, and now working for the National Park Service.
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