NOLS Partners with Banff Centre in 2016

Posted by Kim Freitas on February 16, 2016 2:42:07 PM MST

LANDER, WY—The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is excited to announce its sponsorship with the Banff Centre, Canada’s leading arts and cultural organization.

As part of this partnership, NOLS will be a sponsor of both the the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival as well as the Banff Adventure Filmmakers’ Workshop.

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NOLS Given Heritage Award

Posted by Jeanne O'Brien on November 20, 2015 10:24:11 AM MST

The Wyoming Business Alliance and Wyoming Heritage Foundation presented the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) with the heritage award Nov. 17.

John Gans, NOLS executive director, accepted the award at the Gov. Mead’s Wyoming Economic Forum in Cheyenne. 

“Credit goes to the countless staff and graduates who have changed the world through teaching and applying the lessons of a NOLS course,” Gans said. 

The award recognized, “NOLS’ 50 years of dedicated and inspirational service developing outdoor skills, leadership, and environmental ethics” and for the school’s “passionate service to Wyoming, the nation, and the world.”

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NOLS River Rescue Guide Wins National Book Award

Posted by Casey Adams on November 17, 2015 10:30:19 AM MST

LANDER, WY—The National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA) announced its 2015 recipients last week, which included the NOLS River Rescue Guide.

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NOLS to Match AmeriCorps Education Awards

Posted by Jeanne O'Brien on November 5, 2015 9:01:03 AM MST

LANDER, WY — The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is encouraging AmeriCorps alumni to continue their impressive track with a NOLS diploma by offering to match their education award.

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WRMC presents Risk Management Award to Johnson

Posted by Casey Adams on October 27, 2015 8:01:59 AM MDT

LANDER, WYO—The Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) presented the seventh annual Charles (Reb) Gregg Wilderness Risk Management last week in Portland, Ore.

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NOLS Stewardship Award Presented to Ratcliffe, Chief of NPS Division of Conservation & Outdoor Recreation

Posted by Aaron Bannon on October 21, 2015 11:18:56 AM MDT

LANDER, WYO—On Friday, Oct. 9, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) awarded its 2015 Stewardship Award to Bob Ratcliffe, Chief of the National Park Service’s (NPS) Division of Conservation and Outdoor Recreation in Washington, D.C. The NOLS Stewardship Award, presented annually since 1990, recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional stewardship of public lands and the environment.

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NOLS Alumni Service Award Goes to Ogden

Posted by Casey Adams on October 21, 2015 11:14:58 AM MDT

During its 50th anniversary celebrations Oct. 9, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) presented its 2015 Alumni Service Award to Dr. Herbie Ogden. The Alumni Service Award is given to a devoted alumnus who has served the school in exemplary ways as NOLS pursues its mission to teach leadership, conservation and outdoor skills.

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NOLS Presents Alumni Achievement Award to Metcalf

Posted by Casey Adams on October 21, 2015 11:08:33 AM MDT

LANDER—The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) awarded Peter Metcalf, founder and CEO of Black Diamond Equipment, with its 2015 Alumni Achievement Award Thursday.

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Black Diamond Founder, CEO to Speak in Lander

Posted by Casey Adams on October 21, 2015 11:05:22 AM MDT

LANDER—Peter Metcalf, founder and CEO of Black Diamond, will give the keynote speech during the National Outdoor Leadership School’s (NOLS) 50th anniversary celebration next month.

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NOLS Celebrates 50 Years

Posted by Casey Adams on October 21, 2015 11:01:47 AM MDT

The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is delighted to celebrate 50 years in the company of passionate, dedicated members of the outdoor industry. Many of the people who attend the Outdoor Retailer Market have a NOLS diploma or NOLS connection. These are the people who have made our first 50 years possible.

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