Interpretive Design

Native Plants & Pollinators

Interpretive Panels Client: U.S. Forest Service, Lolo National Forest Theme: Understand the importance of pollinators to our food supply and learn how your garden can be pollinator-friendly Writing: Susan Reel Illustrations: Nancy Seiler EASTERN U.S. SPECIES VERSION WESTERN U.S. SPECIES VERSION Panel Specifications: Low-profile, 36″ wide x 24″ high x 1/2″ thick high-pressure laminate. Sign [...]

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Montana Birding & Nature Trail

40-page guide featuring 25 viewing sites in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana Theme: Discover the Nature of Lewis & Clark. Client: Montana Natural History Center and partners, Missoula, Montana Award: First Place Media Award (2006) National Association for Interpretation Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications Results! “The brochure that you developed and produced is excellent – beautiful design, [...]

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Mount Jumbo

Three-panel wayside exhibit Theme: How a community saved a mountain through local fundraising along with the cultural history of Mount Jumbo. Client: Five Valleys Land Trust Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications

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Silver’s Lagoon

Three-panel wayside exhibit Theme: Discover life above, on the surface, and below the surface of Silver’s Lagoon Client: The Montana Natural History Center Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications Illustrations: Libby Anderson, age 12

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Chelan-Douglas Land Trust

10-panel wayside exhibit Client: Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, Wenatchee, WA Theme: New open space trailhead for Horse Lake, Day Drive, and Jacobson Preserve in the Wenatchee foothills featuring wildlife, ecology and cultural notes. Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications Illustrations: Nancy Seiler

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Montana Audubon

Six-panel wayside exhibit features Montana Audubon’s new wet lab on the banks of the Yellowstone River in Billings, Montana Client: Montana Audubon Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications Illustrations: Nancy Seiler

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U.S. Forest Service, Seeley Lake

Three-panel wayside exhibit Theme: Exhibit examines the historic and present use of fire in this old growth larch grove. Girard Grove has the largest larch (or tamarack) tree in the U.S. Client: U.S. Forest Service, Seeley Lake Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications

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Medicine Rocks State Park

Five-panel wayside exhibit Theme: Medicine Rocks, located in eastern Montana is the site of a prehistoric river. Panels examine plants, wildlife, Native American culture, ranching, and geology. Client: Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Writing: Lee Lamb Illustrations: Nancy Seiler

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Hell Creek State Park

Four-panel wayside exhibit with brochure Theme: Interpretation examines archeological find of the first T-Rex dinosaur with “PaleoTrail” and the natural history of the mule deer with “Mule Deer Trail”. Also looks at retreating lake shores of Ft. Peck Reservoir. Client: Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications

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C.J. Austin Co.

Wayside exhibit Theme: History of neighborhood corner store and adaptive re-use and green technology construction Client: Loken Builders Writing: Allan Mathews

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Maud S Canyon Nature Trail

Four-panel wayside exhibit Theme: A walk in Maud S Canyon leads visitors into the bedrock of Butte, Montana’s geology, history and community. Client: East Ridge Foundation Writing: Deborah Richie, Deborah Richie Communications Illustration: Ed Jenne, E.R. Jenne Illustration

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Primm Meadow

Three-panel wayside exhibit Theme: This rare ponderosa pine grove bears witness to stories of hardiness and renewal. Client: Five Valleys Land Trust, Missoula, Montana Results! “The kiosk display created by Nancy and Deborah truly captured the essence of the public and natural values of Primm Meadow and illuminated the uniqueness of its’ magnificent old ponderosa [...]

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