As a wildlife educator, you know what a privilege it is to care for and introduce a wild animal to the public. Whether you’ve been in the field for 10 days or 10 years, knowing how to be an effective presenter ensures your programs stay fresh and impactful for you, your animal ambassador, and your audience alike. Get ready for our top tips every wildlife educator should know. We'll start with our first tip:
1. Make a Lesson Plan
Be prepared. Create a lesson plan that covers your program goals, main talking points, supplies needed and associated activities for participants to do. A thoughtfully devised lesson plan helps you stay on track and accomplish your goals! For a sample lesson plan, visit www.rmwalliance.org/resources.