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NOLS: Backcountry Safety

As a NOLS instructor, I strive to teach my students to assess risks, overcome adversity, and become strong leaders while introducing them to truly wild…

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NOLS: Educating the Educators

In 2011, after pursuing a Master’s degree in recreation, I started making calls to numerous collegiate outdoor recreation programs. I found myself hearing one thing…

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NOLS: Training Leaders

Posted in High Impact Partnerships, Nonprofit Partners | by melissa_hemken@nols.edu, Monday, September 29th, 2014, Tags: , , , ,

The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is unique as it teaches technical skills and leadership on extended wilderness expeditions. A successful expedition requires individuals to…

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Crowdfunding the way to sustainability education

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by somethinggooditw@aol.com, Tuesday, August 5th, 2014, Tags: , , ,

Something Good in the World (SGITW), a grassroots environmental organization and 1% for the Planet nonprofit partner, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds…

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Poco a Poco, Bird by Bird

by Sarah Otterstrom I grew up spending lazy summers along the shores of northern lakes in the Inland Pacific Northwest. Maybe this is where my…

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NOLS:Wilderness

NOLS defines wilderness as a place where nature is dominant and consequences are real. Living in these conditions, away from the distractions of modern civilization,…

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NOLS: Creating Community

NOLS’ core values are at the heart of our institution. Leadership, community, safety, excellence, wilderness, and education inspire everything we do. We share a commitment…

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A Wild & Scenic Success! Rose Sells out Oakland’s First Wild & Scenic Film Fest

Posted in Events, High Impact Partnerships, Member Businesses | by Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, Monday, August 18th, 2014, Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Thanks to our supporters, sponsors and partners we hosted our second film fest benefit, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, on April 18 to a…

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The 6th Annual Save The Frogs Day: April 26th, 2014

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by Save the Frogs, Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, Tags: , , , ,

Save The Frogs Day is the world’s largest day of amphibian education and conservation action. Last year our supporters held 270 events in at least…