Interpretive Planning and
The Acorn Group offers
services in interpretive planning and design,
writing, visitor studies, and environmental education. Our award-winning
projects reflect the skills of certified planners, designers, and educators who
are passionate about their work. Our greatest satisfaction comes from seeing
plans and drawings become reality and watching visitors take delight in new
work of interpretive planners, graphic designers, writers, exhibit designers, and architects, The
Acorn Group brings a wide set of strengths, skills, and perspectives to each of
its projects. Our goal is to have clients who are not just satisfied, but
amazed and inspired.
take us from the wetlands and rocky shorelines of
California to eastern hardwood forests and everything in between including the
from government agencies to private and non-profit institutions. Our worksites include visitor centers, ecological reserves,
museums, botanical gardens, zoos, parklands, and educational institutions.
for a summary of our work.
of The Acorn Group include the development of interpretive master
plans; conceptual exhibit design; development of interpretive panels and other
print media; large-scale curriculum projects and
environmental education initiatives; evaluation studies; and professional
development in the fields of environmental education and environmental
Acorn Group seeks to strengthen the capacity of educators, interpreters, and
naturalists to deliver programs that forge connections between natural and human
communities. Ultimately, our goal is to advance environmental literacy through
inspiration and knowledge.