Flipping the Classroom with E-Learning

How many of you have made it your mission to promote and educate visitors to your parks and public lands agency? How many of you believe in the idea of getting away from computers

Eppley Institute Goes Hydro

Alden Research Laboratory, Inc., located in Holden, Massachusetts, has enlisted the services of the Eppley Institute to provide expertise in conducting a recreation site assessment. This particular type of assessment is a first of

Get Outside this Summer

I wrote about outdoor winter activities a few months ago and mentioned that hiking is my favorite winter activity. It’s also pretty much my favorite any season activity, and earlier in the spring I

Learning About Special Park Use Permits in National Parks

Nona Capps and Christy McCormick traveled to the National Conservation Training Center in rural West Virginia to learn about Special Park Use Permitting in National Parks. What kind of activities require a permit? The
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Interesting History at Hot Springs National Park

Recently Eppley Institute project manager Austin Hochstetler wrote about his experience with the Facility Manager Leaders Program (FMLP) team at Homestead National Monument of America. I also had the opportunity to accompany an FMLP


The Facility Manager Leaders Program (FMLP) recently organized a directed field experience for its students. Program students were placed into teams at the beginning of the program and they work together on various tasks

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… Before it was Cool

I recently traveled with a National Park Service Facility Manager Leaders Program team to Harry S Truman National Historic site. While the windy six degree weather was not exactly what I had hoped, getting