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Highlights from the 2016 NOLS Wilderness Medicine Staff Meeting

By Sarah Buer on 9/22/16 11:59 AM

September 12th kicked off the 2016 NOLS Wilderness Medicine Staff Meeting, our annual gathering at the Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus in Lander, Wyoming. Read on for some of the week’s highlights!

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Topics: Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, Wilderness Medicine

Wyss Campus Acquires More LEED Certifications

By Becca Sage on 3/4/15 4:08 AM

To have a LEED certification is an honorable feat in the world of sustainability. A product of the U.S. Green Building Council, the multi-tiered LEED certification system has been a pioneer and leader in sustainable building initiatives around the world.

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes responsible building designs and practices. In pursuit of sustainability, NOLS has jumped on the LEED train and is successfully taking the school toward a greener future.

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Topics: Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability, Wyoming, WMI, Environmental Stewardship

Wyss Campus to open its doors

By Casey Adams on 10/31/12 1:02 AM

Located along
the Little Popo Agie River that flows through the largely federally protected
Red Canyon near Lander, Wyo. is the new NOLS Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus,
dedicated Oct. 12. This week, the campus will welcome its first Wilderness EMT
students.

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Topics: NOLS, Wilderness EMT, Behind the Scenes, Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, Popo Agie, Lander, Red Canyon, technology, National Outdoor Leadership School, wilderness medicine, Wyoming, Wyss, students, energy use, viability, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, cabins, undeveloped, wildlife, caretaker, Hanjorg Wyss, educational facilitiy, efficient building, habitat, campus

The state of the school: FY 2012

By Casey Adams on 10/16/12 7:41 AM

Staff, faculty , advisory council members, and NOLS Board of
Trustees gathered in Lander, Wyo.
last Friday for the annual board and
committee meetings. The weekend commenced with State of the School addresses by
new Board Chair Kate
Gunness Williams
, NOLS Executive Director John Gans, and the executive
director team.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, WyoFile, Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, Board, Trustees, Lander, Kate Gunness Williams, educate, enroll, faculty, awards, wilderness education, National Outdoor Leadership School, Wyoming, Faculty Summit, County10, fundraising, strategic plan, WMI, advisory council, Nonprofit Times, Outside Magazine, State of the School, staff, student, Expedition goals, leader, wilderness, record, John Gans

WMI: Fun with numbers

By Casey Adams on 9/28/12 2:16 AM

Last week, NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) hosted
its annual staff meeting, complete with lectures, workshops, and a departmental
update from WMI Director Melissa Gray.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, Portuguese, Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, Swedish, AmeriCorps, increase, Spanish, National Outdoor Leadership School, VA, Veterans' Administration, wilderness medicine, scholarships, WMI, courses, Moving Hands, American Sign Language, WEMT

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

Excellent EB for the good of the river

By Casey Adams on 4/23/12 10:25 AM

Friday brought beautiful weather and buses full of eager Lander Middle School students to the banks of the Little Popo Agie River, where they practiced expedition behavior and developed their environmental ethic.

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Topics: NOLS, Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, willows, Popo Agie River, Trout Unlimited, Lander MIddle School, Popo Agie Conservation District, TU, fish, Red Canyon River Stabilization, Environmental Stewardship, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Popo Agie Anglers, fishing