Free Online Wilderness Training Courses Now Available

The Eppley Institute announces the revision and launch of six e-courses on wilderness stewardship and management produced in partnership with the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center: The Wilderness Act of 1964 Minimum Requirements Analysis

Phase II of Public Access Management Plan Completed

The Public Access Needs Assessment is the result of a collaborative project between the IDNR Lake Michigan Coastal Program and the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands. The Needs Assessment provides recommendations for

Asset Management for Superintendents Classroom Course Pilots

December marked the pilot of the classroom course for Asset Management for Superintendents in Washington, DC. Partnering with the NPS, the Eppley Institute developed one of the first asset management trainings geared specifically for

NIRPC public engagement effort complete

The Eppley Institute recently completed a public engagement effort in Northwestern Indiana to inform private property owners along the shoreline of Lake Michigan about their ownership rights. The Eppley Institute facilitated public meetings and

Eppley Institute Designs Software Simulation Training

The Eppley Institute, in partnership with the National Park Service, has completed the Facility Management Software System (FMSS) pilot classroom course. Taught from a “day in the life” perspective, the curricula are focused on

NPS National Trainer Development Program

After a successful pilot program of the National Park Service Trainer Development Program completed in the Fall of 2009, a new cohort will begin in January of 2010. This program has a unique design

Scoring with the NPS Scorecard

The NPS Scorecard is designed to be the diagnostic tool to evaluate performance and efficiency Service-wide and has been in use in the National Park Service for approximately 5 years. The overall goal of

$1 Million In Partnerships

The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands at Indiana University continues a ten-year grant record with over $1 million in grants secured for next year.  The grants fund the Institute’s pioneering work with