Installing Pannier’s exhibit bases and frames is a fairly straightforward process; however, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. We recently developed a series of step-by-step instructional videos to help understand what is involved in installing your exhibit bases, even before the crate hits your doorstep.
During a family vacation to Washington DC last summer, Clarion Area High School sophomore, Nick Cherico became intrigued by all of the historical and interpretive signage. He enjoyed reading every panel and learning about our nation’s history. He decided that this could be his Eagle Scout project – interpretive and historical signage in his home town.
Established in 1981, Viles Arboretum is home to 20 botanical collections from around the world and six miles of walking trails. It also houses Maine’s largest outdoor collection of sculpture and second longest wetland boardwalk for wildlife viewing. Viles Arboretum is all about trees and nature and education the public about the marvels of nature.
Climate Change is one of the most talked about topics in the world today. For the past three years, Pannier has been working with the National Park Service (NPS) as part of a Plan, Design, Build contract to design wayside exhibits that provide awareness of the impacts of Climate Change in different areas of the country. This project was awarded as part of Pannier’s IDIQ contract with NPS.
Founded in 1984, Colorado Preservation, Inc. promotes historic preservation to the state of Colorado by providing advocacy, education, outreach and preservation services to communities and individuals. Currently they are working on 11 preservation service projects. Pannier has had the opportunity to work with them on two this past year.
Located at the Greenville Downtown Airport, Runway Park is the perfect combination of fun and education for children of all ages. The park features an aircraft themed playground, part of a Boeing 737 airplane, an airport hangar that can be rented out and its newest addition, 17 educational signs.
For over 30 years, the Triangle Land Conservancy has owned and managed over 16,700 acres and six nature preserves across six counties in North Carolina. In 2016, they opened their “That Makes Sense” trail.
Pannier Graphics Wins Two National Park Service Contracts
Pannier Graphics, the industry leader in Fiberglass Embedded panels, Gel Coat Laminate panels and Exhibit Bases, has once again been awarded Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts with the National Park Service. In October, Pannier was awarded a three-year contract for Wayside Exhibit Panels and this past week was awarded a three-year contract for Wayside Exhibit Bases.
Located on 44 acres in Cortland, NY sits the 162-year-old Cortland Rural Cemetery. The cemetery was established in 1853 and is home to over 19,000 graves. There are also multiple historic building on the grounds.
In the summer of 2015, the cemetery opened a “cemetrail” that features 20 interpretive signs throughout the grounds as well as tree markers. The self-guided tour provides educational insights on some of the cemetery’s noteworthy burials, history and operations. The signs were developed in cooperation with the students and faculty from SUNY Cortland.
Heart Mountain Ranch is located north of Cody, Wyoming and is owned by The Nature Conservancy. It supports one of the greatest concentrations of rare plants ever discovered on private property in Wyoming. Many native mammals are also often seen here, particularly elk, mule deer and antelope.