by Mark MacAllister
A variety of institutions have provided important conservation, technical, and educational expertise for Field Trip Earth.
NC Zoo Society
Saving a piece of the world for its wildlife. The NC Zoo Society is a private, non-profit membership organization that builds partnerships in support of the North Carolina Zoo, its projects wild life and wild places.
VF Corporation is one of the world's largest apparel companies. For over 100 years, it has grown by offering consumers high quality, high value branded apparel. Their leading brands in jeanswear, intimate apparel, outdoor and specialty apparel span virtually every channel of distribution. By understanding consumer needs and working in partnership with its retail customers, its goal is to be the world's most responsive apparel company. VF is the global leader in creating powerful brands of apparel. The consumer is the focus of everything it does. It is the best at bringing people comfort and quality in their brands. They know their consumers, where they are and where they're headed.
webslingerZ is a premier provider of Internet, Extranet, and Intranet solutions. It offers a wide variety of products and services for e-commerce, business management, and higher education. webslingerZ is responsible for the identity, graphic design, and software components of the Field Trip Earth website.
North Carolina Zoological Park
The Park's mission is to encourage understanding of and commitment to the conservation of the world's wildlife and wild places.
Chatham County Schools
Teachers and staff from Chatham County Schools (Pittsboro, North Carolina) assisted in the design of educational and instructional materials for the site, and also tested and evaluated the site while it was under development.
Asheboro City Schools
Teachers and staff from Asheboro City Schools (Asheboro, North Carolina) assisted in the design of educational and instructional materials for the site, and also tested and evaluated the site while it was under development.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The initial development of Field Trip Earth was supported in part by a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS is a federal grant-making agency that promotes leadership, innovation, and a lifetime of learning by supporting the nation's museums and libraries.
About the author:
Mark MacAllister is the Project Coordinator for Field Trip Earth.
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