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The Southwest Outdoor Educator Course Brings History to Life in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

By NOLS Southwest staff on 1/26/11 7:09 AM

On a bluebird mid-January day in western Arizona a group of NOLS students descended a rocky desert canyon to re-emerge from the wilds at a ghostly visage of America’s past. They were not the only ones to happen upon the Rob Roy mine in the remote Kofa Mountains. Meeting them there were a team of biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and a carful of Southwest Branch staff. The goal of this Sonoran rendezvous was to aid in the restoration and preservation of a historic desert landmark.

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Topics: mine, educator, NOLS, Behind the Scenes, Southwest, outdoor, service project, fish, wildlife, kofa, construction

New Video: NOLS Leaders on NOLS Instructors

By William Roth on 6/4/10 3:45 AM

Leader, teacher, role-model, demigod - grads describe their NOLS instructors in this installment of the NOLS Leaders series.

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Topics: educator, Alumni, NOLS, leadership, role, teacher, national, model, outdoor, school, Educators Notebook, instructor, experiential, demigod, grad, leader, wilderness, backcountry