Methods of interpretation
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...Nature interpreters in an outdoor setting or historical interpreters at a museum have responsibilities similar to language interpreters: they translate a message into words and images an audience can understand. The message to interpret may be the natural phenomena of the site, the history of the area, or the concerns of the managing agency (such as ecology, conservation, and so on). Whatever the theme, the interpreter must relate the unfamiliar to the familiar and at the same time stimulate interest and concern for the subject matter. This guide will introduce the subject of interpretation. Separate guides will show how to use various media and techniques (trails, brochures, slides, bulletin boards, recordings, demonstrations) to interpret a theme or concept to an audience...--Page 
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