TUPELO, MS: Natchez Trace Parkway staff invites community members to share input on Parkway educational programming, community outreach and education, and informational publications as part of the development of a Long Range Interpretive Plan. Meetings will be held from 10:00 AM to noon at the following locations.
Hohenwald, TN: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the Housing Authority Office, 109 Allison Ave.
Tupelo, MS: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266 on the Natchez Trace Parkway (located two miles north of Highway 78).
Ridgeland, MS: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Mississippi Craft Center, 950 Rice Road.
Natchez, MS: Thursday, April 9, 2015, location to be determined.
These meetings are open to community residents to share ideas on what information the Natchez Trace Parkway provides through the park’s webpage, social media, brochures, signs and educational resources. Parkway staff are interested developing the best ways to share the Parkway’s stories and hearing community perspectives on the type of experiences the park should provide to visitors.
“We are looking forward to the opportunity to receive feedback from the public that will help guide our interpretive efforts.” states Superintendent Mary Risser.
For more information about this and other Parkway programs, please contact Kristin Schwarz at Kirstin_Biondi@nps.gov or call 1-800-305-7417.
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