Chuck develops interpretive and education plans, conducts interpretive training sessions, develops curricula and interpretive media materials. His experience includes interpretive planning and program development, working with agencies and community groups to support their training needs and providing consulting support for interpretive projects.
His past work experience includes the National Park Service, Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle, WA) and King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks (Seattle Metro Area).
Ten years ago, Chuck started his own consulting business, Cascade Interpretive Consulting LLC, and focuses on non-formal education and interpretive projects for non-profits, government, formal education institutions and corporate interests.
Past projects include supporting the E3 Washington state-wide environmental education planning process (WA State), developing an interpretive plan for Asilomar Conference Center (Pacific Grove, CA), creating a salmon institute curriculum for Camp Orkila (Orcas Island, WA) and developing a Junior Ranger Program for Florida State Parks. He has also developed and taught an on-line interpretive skills course for Edmonds Community College, an interpretive methods course for Western Washington University and an environmental education course for the University of Washington Bothell.
Chuck has a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental education from Huxley College for the Environment at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA and is a Certified Interpretive Trainer, Guide and Planner through the National Association for Interpretation.
Environment, Societal implications, Envisioning the future