Posts by Jon Kohl | PUP Global Heritage Consortium

Author Archive:

7/10 US National Park Service Publishes Fire Island National Seashore Visitor Experience Plan 1.0 Facilitated by PUP/CBI

Patchogue, New York. The PUP Global Heritage Consortium is pleased to announce the publication of Version 1.0 of the Visitor Experience Plan for Fire Island National Seashore, a unit of the US National Park Service located on the south shore of Long Island, New York. PUP members Stacie Smith of the Consensus Building Institute and…

Read More →

6/23 PUP Consortium Earns Federal Tax-Exempt Status

The PUP Consortium is proud to announce that the Internal Revenue Service of the US Government has officially bestowed upon the Consortium the status of a 501(c)3 charitable organization. This means that the organization is now exempt from US taxes and can receive tax-deductible contributions from American taxpayers. Perhaps more important, the status is a…

Read More →

5/24 PUP Successfully Launches Spanish Interpretation Webinar Series

The PUP Global Heritage Consortium, National Association for Interpretation, and CATIE university launched its new Spanish language heritage interpretation webinar series with its first installment by PUP coordinator Jon Kohl entitled, “Más allá de las palabras del intérprete: Integrando el contexto total para diseñar oportunidades para tener experiencias del visitante.” Eleven participants registered from Argentina,…

Read More →

4/25 PUP/NAI/CATIE Launch New Program of Spanish Webinars on Heritage Interpretation

Why Spanish-language Interpretation Webinars? The Spanish-speaking world lacks regular online opportunities about interpretation. Therefore, many interpreters in Latin America feel isolated without access to resources in order to improve their interpretive ability. They also lack an association, a regular publication such as a newsletter or journal, and must depend on developed countries (principally Spain and…

Read More →

4/20 PUP Releases 2016 Annual Report

PUP releases its 2016 annual report both in PDF form and in web-based form. Says PUP Director, Jon Kohl, “Since we advocate that plans should be web-based and easily updated rather than in printed and bound format which makes them nearly impossible to update, we decided to start showcasing this approach first with our annual…

Read More →

4/5 PUP Will Collaborate with US National Parks to Create Interpretive Plan in Colombia’s Tayrona National Park

Bogotá, Colombia. Colombia National Natural Parks has an agreement with the US National Park Service and the International Conservation Corps (ICCF), an American NGO, in which both send current (former) and retired (latter) park personnel to countries to carry out park-related projects as international cooperation. ICCF also has a local Colombian chapter. As such in…

Read More →

3/24 PUP Has Strong Showing at International Heritage Interpretation Conference in Mexico

San José del Cabo, México. The PUP Consortium participated in a variety of ways at the most recent international interpretation conference sponsored by the National Association for Interpretation (March 19-23), the leading association for heritage interpreters. Here are some of the more prominent ways that PUP participated.   PUP advisor Dr. Sam Ham gave the…

Read More →

3/16 PUP Country Rep for Colombia, Carlos Rosero, Wins Best Nature Guide 2017

Carlos Romero of Bogota, Colombia, PUP’s country representative in Colombia, just won Best Nature Guide of 2017 for EcoTripMatch.com’s inaugural nature guide competition. Congratulations to Carlos not only for the award, but the diverse ways in which he puts his guiding skills to work. Click here for the announcement. In the words of Carlos’s nominator:…

Read More →

3/13 PUP Announces Its First General Member in New Membership Program

Windsor, Vermont. This month PUP has been testing its new general membership program and is now live. It would also like to announce its very first general member, Mr. Bill Hochstin of Windsor, Vermont. Bill saw PUP coordinator give a talk at Dartmouth College a few weeks ago about his book and decided to sign…

Read More →

3/8 PUP Signs Agreement with OpEPA to be Colombia Country Office

Bogota. PUP Consortium director Jon Kohl signed an MOU with Luis Alberto Camargo, executive director of OpEPA — Organization for Education and Environmental Protection — to become PUP’s second country office organization after Mexico. OpEPA now formally represents PUP in Colombia and will manage its programs in Colombia as applicable. Carlos Rosero, who has been…

Read More →

Back to Top