Portfolio    Examples of creative projects directed and created

 

  The Aldo Leopold Nature Center  - the Midwest's premiere center for nature-based programming for families, children and educators.   

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center - the Midwest's premiere center for nature-based programming for families, children and educators.   

   The Climate Science Education Center   -- an interactive learning museum where "High Tech meets High Touch!" features state of the art exhibits and multi-media experiences for all ages. 

The Climate Science Education Center -- an interactive learning museum where "High Tech meets High Touch!" features state of the art exhibits and multi-media experiences for all ages. 

Nature Passport -- the area's first collaborative program features self-guided  educational "scavenger hunts" and journal activities for children and families at 17 local cultural sites.  In English, Spanish and Hmong languages.

  Take a Walk with Aldo Leopold Interactive Trail  -- award-winning interpretive trail guides visitors with thoughtful questions Aldo Leopold would have asked them had he been at their side.  In English, Spanish and Audiotape for Visually-Challenged.

Take a Walk with Aldo Leopold Interactive Trail -- award-winning interpretive trail guides visitors with thoughtful questions Aldo Leopold would have asked them had he been at their side.  In English, Spanish and Audiotape for Visually-Challenged.

  Aldo Leopold: Learning from the Land   --  (broadcast video)  award-winning documentary chronicles the family story of renowned ecologist and author of "A Sand County Almanac" Aldo Leopold.

Aldo Leopold: Learning from the Land  -- (broadcast video) award-winning documentary chronicles the family story of renowned ecologist and author of "A Sand County Almanac" Aldo Leopold.

  Nature Net News  -- an online monthly newsletter with practical tips and helpful information for parents and first-time nature explorers with young children.

Nature Net News -- an online monthly newsletter with practical tips and helpful information for parents and first-time nature explorers with young children.

  The Children's Shack  -- child-scaled replica of Aldo Leopold's famous Shack reflects the land ethic and is the center of educational programming.

The Children's Shack -- child-scaled replica of Aldo Leopold's famous Shack reflects the land ethic and is the center of educational programming.

  Nature Net: the environmental learning network  -- a regional consortium of 16 independent organizations, Nature Net hosted one of the first online portals for educators, and created innovative initiatives to encourage collaborations between  schools, cultural institutions, and families.

Nature Net: the environmental learning network -- a regional consortium of 16 independent organizations, Nature Net hosted one of the first online portals for educators, and created innovative initiatives to encourage collaborations between  schools, cultural institutions, and families.

Aldo Leopold as a Boy: Discovering the Mysteries of the Land -- handcrafted exhibit explores Leopold's childhood and teaches visitors the skills he learned for observing clues and solving nature's mysteries in the outdoors.

   Juliette Kinzie: Frontier Storyteller   -- children's biography on 19th century adventurer and author published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

Juliette Kinzie: Frontier Storyteller -- children's biography on 19th century adventurer and author published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

  Towards a More Sustainable Future   (video)  -- short video overview describes a new approach to reaching and connecting with children and families spearheaded at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

Towards a More Sustainable Future (video) -- short video overview describes a new approach to reaching and connecting with children and families spearheaded at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

  Dino-Rama!  -- promotion and public events for animated dinosaur exhibits and programs at the Chicago Academy of Sciences, as well as at innovative offsite public spaces and shopping centers.

Dino-Rama! -- promotion and public events for animated dinosaur exhibits and programs at the Chicago Academy of Sciences, as well as at innovative offsite public spaces and shopping centers.

  Teaching Children to Care   (video)  -- describes an educational family center to honor and share the legacy of Nina Leopold Bradley .

Teaching Children to Care (video) -- describes an educational family center to honor and share the legacy of Nina Leopold Bradley .

   Earth Alive!   -- online and in-school citizen science program that leads participants to a deeper understanding of science and the seasons.

Earth Alive! -- online and in-school citizen science program that leads participants to a deeper understanding of science and the seasons.