Basic Content Tier General Sessions Operations and Management

Naturalist Training Zipline Guides – OM13

E146 - Oregon Convention Center February 10, 2023 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Callie Murphy

Workshop Description

You will learn and discuss the benefits of developing a naturalist program (native flora/fauna) for zipline guides. Whether you want better inspections, educational tours, or something in between, lets talk about the natural resources that we’re using to zipline. You will look at your companies’ goals and discuss what naturalist trainings could include to fit the needs of the company.


Learning Objectives

Participants will…

  1. learn about the difference in recreational and educational goals in the outdoor field.
  2. discuss the benefits from having zipline guides have naturalist training.
  3. explore different tracts that a naturalist training can look like for site specific needs.
  4. connect with similar operations and discuss how they currently are or could further develop a naturalist training program.
  5. walk away with actionable ideas on how to create or further develop naturalist programs for their zipline guides.