Widely varying values and intentions of what it means to be in nature and constituted of natural elements has led to these words being used to describe products and built environments often with...
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2016 Wilderness Risk-Management Survey Results

By Lisa Meerts-Brandsma, James Sibthorp, Shannon Rochelle, Drew Leemon, John Gookin
This study was a replication of the original Wilderness Risk-Management Survey that was completed by the University of Utah and NOLS in 2003. At that time, NOLS wanted to conduct a study that would...
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Student Success through Outdoor Orientation Programs

By Andrew Hill, Catherine Clark, Dave Erbe, Diane Waryold
Abstract Outdoor orientation programs have a significant impact on student success in college.  These programs foster a sense of belonging, self-efficacy, trust, interpersonal skills and community...
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Incident Database Tracking & Analytics Software in the Cloud
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This is the PowerPoint from a presentation from the 2016 Wilderness Risk Management Conference. 
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A lack of clarity exists regarding how different clients respond to outdoor behavioral health care (OBH). In this study, specific client and treatment characteristics were assessed for 186 young...
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