“I have worked with the Eppley Institute over the past 15 years on a variety of projects in various roles from lead consultant to park and recreation director and have been impressed with their broad expertise, passion and leadership for advancing parks, recreation and public lands agencies and professionals”
Jeff Dillon, former principal landscape architect with LDN and P&R Director in Anchorage, AK and Boulder, CO
Eppley enters into agreements with National Association for Interpretation and professional organization in France, South Africa, and Australia for collaborative services.
Great Lakes Park Training Institute celebrates its 70th Anniversary making it the oldest continuous training program of its type in the nation.
Eppley manages 10th year of Facility Manager Leaders Program offered with National Park Service on its Centennial Year
Eppley launches the Playground Maintenance Technicians training program in partnership with PDRMA
Eppley’s online learning system becomes ProValens Learning with 27,000 registered users
World Park Academy and Certified Park Professional-International launched by Eppley in collaboration with World Urban Parks
Eppley selected to provide master, strategic and targeted plans to nationally renown Boulder Parks and Recreation Department
Online training certificates in park planning, facility management, capital improvement planning, aquatic management, civil rights history, instructor training, and public health fundamentals for parks are launched
Eppley celebrates its 20th year
Contracts for interpretive guide books with the Bureau of Land Management round out Eppley’s impact on federal public land management agencies
Eppley and National Park Service receive W. Edward Demings Award for Facility Manager Leaders Program
Over 10,000 learners have used Eppley’s online training website.
Eppley Institute receives National Park Service Partner Award
Eppley plans and offers the Facility Manager Leaders Program in conjunction with National Park Service
Eppley Institute and Carhart Center for Wilderness Training, USDA, enter into a partnership to offer online wilderness stewardship training.
Online training system for National Park Service interpreters launched in partnership with Eppley Institute; The Epppley Training Site
Eppley Institute selected to conduct master, strategic, and targeted plans for Anchorage, AK parks and recreation system
Eppley initiates National Trainer Development Program and Resource Protection suite of courses for the National Park Service
National Park Service agreement with Eppley to design, provide, and evaluate the Fundamentals orientation program for new employees
Jim Ridenour Retired; Steve Wolter named 2nd Director of the Eppley Institute
Eppley publishes Indiana Trail Study; seminal research and analysis for trail advocates nationally
Eppley and Indiana University plan, program, and support 1st three National Park Service satellite-based distance education training programs
National Park Service agreement with Eppley to deliver Facility Management training and develop change strategies
Eppley provides community planning to Indianapolis, St. Joseph County, Wabash, and Fulton County, Indiana, and Fairfield, OH
Eppley enters into 5 year cooperative agreement for National Park Service training projects
Eppley Institute receives ALSA Award for Monon Trail Planning
Great Lakes Park Training Institute celebrates its 50th Anniversary
Eppley-National Park Service 1st workshops on distance training and standards