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Celebrating Earth Week at NOLS

By Sarah Zimmerman on 4/18/16 1:37 PM

At NOLS, we value the environment and are excited to celebrate it during Earth Week! A healthy environment sustains our livelihood on many different levels because we love to work, play, and learn outside.

Take a look at what we’re doing to celebrate Earth Week at Headquarters in Lander, Wyoming—maybe you can bring some of these ideas to your workplace!

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Topics: Lander, Environmental Stewardship, stewardship, sustainability

Creating a Climate of Thanks

By Karly Copeland on 12/3/14 4:13 AM

In the world of environmental sustainability, too often the amount of work to do overshadows a great many accomplishments that should be celebrated. This Thanksgiving, NOLS was happy to take a moment and offer #climatethanks. In case you missed us on twitter, here are three pieces of gratitude we’d like to offer up for those who work to preserve our wilderness classrooms:

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Topics: NOLS Faculty, Behind the Scenes, NOLS alumni, NOLS staff, sustainability

From our history into the future, together

By Casey Adams on 7/11/12 4:01 AM

NOLS’ and Skander Spies’ histories have weaved through one another extensively over the past five years.

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Topics: Missoula, responsible, NOLS, Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, LEED, Serious, American made, wilderness medicine, Northwestern University, Energetechs, windows, Live the Dream, energy efficiency, Alaska, sustainability, Montana, Denali

Sustainability Report Released

By Dana Scott on 4/14/11 4:50 AM

NOLS’ Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Department is happy to announce the release of the first annual Sustainability Report. This report tells the story of NOLS’ path to formalize environmental sustainability at the school in the context of its educational mission.

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Topics: nols sustainability report, report, LNT, nols report, green, Environmental Stewardship, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, leave no trace, 2011, sustainability

NOLS wins Sustainable Tourism Award

By NOLS on 10/14/10 5:25 AM

NOLS has been recognized by the Chilean government as a leading organization in Chile that practices and promotes sustainable tourism. Chile’s National Secretariat of Tourism, which granted NOLS this award, commended the school for the impacts its graduates have made in the field of sustainable tourism in Chile.

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Topics: NOLS, chile, Patagonia, award, tourism, Environmental Stewardship, sustainability