Custom Trailhead Signs for Buckeye Trail

The North Country Trail is the longest trail in the National Trails System. It stretches 4,700 miles across eight states. These two unique trailhead signs are positioned at strategic points along the combined North Country and Buckeye Trail in the beautiful city of Defiance, Ohio. This trailhead sign project is a combined effort of the City of Defiance and Defiance County to showcase the community as a Trail Town.

Wayfinding Signs Engage Visitors at University Gardens

The Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens is a 100+ acre urban preserve and native plant demonstration garden on the campus of Calvin University in the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Created in 2018 to showcase the beauty and diversity of native plants, this botanical garden is a living field guide containing more than 200 species of plants found in Michigan. To enable the sharing of information, staff and volunteers at the preserve worked with Pannier to produce wayfinding signs.

Garden Signage Promotes Coastal Landscapes Initiative

New Hanover County Public Library, in cooperation with the New Hanover County Arboretum, NC Cooperative Extension, and North Carolina Sea Grant, installed demonstration gardens to showcase Coastal Landscapes Initiative (CLI) native plant designs. The Coastal Landscapes Initiative is a new collaborative effort to address landscaping at every stage of the process, from planning and design to installation and management. The addition of educational garden signage lets library patrons and others in the community know how they, too, can create landscaping with native plants that are environmentally friendly, low-maintenance, and beautiful.

Informational Signage Educates California’s Central Coast

The Central Coast Wetland Group (CCWG), located along the Central Coast of California, has been implementing wetland restoration projects within the lower Salinas Valley since 1998. The surrounding community seldom has an opportunity to learn about what, why, and how the CCWG accomplishes these impactful projects. The installed informational signage highlights each project’s importance in improving habitat and water quality within the greater watershed.

Custom Panels Create A Unique Visitor Experience

Located in southwestern Pennsylvania, directly east of Pittsburgh, the Conemaugh River Lake is a 70-mile long tributary home to the Conemaugh Dam. The Conemaugh River Lake includes a celebrated recreation area that attracts both locals and travelers looking for outdoor adventure or a quiet escape. There are many recreational opportunities and historic resources to explore, as well as a wide variety of Pennsylvania wildlife to see.

New Interpretive Signs For Tennessee State Park

South Cumberland State Park (SCSP) is the second-largest state park in Tennessee, spanning 31,000 acres of amazing wilderness, waterfalls, bluff views, and canyons to explore. Hiking, rock climbing, and backcountry camping are popular activities for visitors of all ages. SCSP is home to fascinating geological, biological, and human history, but only a few park visitors were aware of its historic background, until now.

Educational Signage Tells the Story of Knife River

Knife River Heritage & Cultural Center (KRHCC) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to engage the public in preserving, presenting, and valuing the history of the Knife River area. The organization was created in 2018 to save the historic railroad train depot from falling down. In just four years, KRHCC volunteers successfully rehabilitated the depot and have accomplished much more, including implementing an educational signage program. 

Interpretive Exhibits Share a Century of Erie Canalway History

After two years of planning, research, and implementation, the Erie Canal Equipment Overlooks are complete with new interpretive exhibits. The interpretive panels are installed in Lockport, New York, along the Pendleton portion of the Erie Canalway Trail. This project serves to educate the community about the historic canal equipment on display and bring the history of the Erie Canal’s 1900s engineering to life.

Historical Signs Created for Connecticut’s Air Line Trail

Jason Gardiner is a member of Boy Scout Troop 57 from East Hampton, Connecticut. He recently earned his Eagle Scout status after the completion of a trail signage project along the East Hampton portion of the Air Line Trail. Jason worked for many months on the creation of four historical signs and his hard work will benefit the community for years to come.