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Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation!

By Tasha Block on Jun 23, 2014

Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation (ASC) is an organization that provides opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to give back to conservation science. ASC pairs a network of outdoor volunteers with scientific agencies that are in need of data from hard to reach places. This is a fantastic opportunity for NOLS alumni to put their wilderness skills to use in aid of conservation science! For more info check out ASC’s web page here. A recent project in the Pacific Northwest placed volunteers on a 3-month long search for Pacific Marten in the Olympic National Forest. You can explore Olympic National Park, immediately to the west of the project area, on a Fall Semester in the Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest Backpacking Adventure, or Pacific Northwest Backpacking course. Check out the video of the search for the Pacific Marten below (credit to ASC).

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Topics: Alumni, Environment, Conservation, Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, Research, Live the Dream, Pacific Northwest

Former NOLS Chair honored

By Casey Adams on Aug 13, 2013

The Murie Center
presented former NOLS Board of Trustees Chair Gretchen Long with the third
annual Spirit of Conservation Award last week.

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Topics: NOLS, NOLS Board of Trustees, Conservation, Sea Kayaking, award, The Murie Center, Grand Teton National Park, Environmental Stewardship, wildlife, wild places, Spirit of Conservation Award