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Eppley Helps Accessibility Take Flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial

On December 17, 1903 Wilbur and Orville Wright pioneered the first ever successful airplane flight. “What they achieved changed our world forever” (NPS). The Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina commemorates this historical feat, and everyone deserves access to it. The… Read More »Eppley Helps Accessibility Take Flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial

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Eppley Shares Lessons from Unexpected Collaborations During Accessibility Training in Alaska

Eppley project managers Kate Wiltz and Colleen Durkin-Blackburn recently returned from Anchorage where last minute challenges at an accessibility training provided win-win opportunities for Eppley and our public and private nonprofit partners. To start, the National Park Service couldn’t find enough NPS employees in Alaska… Read More »Eppley Shares Lessons from Unexpected Collaborations During Accessibility Training in Alaska

Eppley Institute Partnership with PDRMA to Continue Successful PMT Training Program

The Eppley Institute, in collaboration with the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) of Illinois, adjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the ability to continue providing the critical face-to-face Playground Maintenance Technician (PMT) training across the nation. The PMT program is different than other… Read More »Eppley Institute Partnership with PDRMA to Continue Successful PMT Training Program

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Eppley Develops and Refines Competency Frameworks with Three Partner Organizations

At the Eppley Institute, we recognize that the work of parks, recreation, and public land managers is highly demanding, dynamic, and complex. Knowing that the development of professionals in this field is crucial to the performance of park and recreation organizations, the Eppley Institute has… Read More »Eppley Develops and Refines Competency Frameworks with Three Partner Organizations

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Former Eppley Staff Members Continue to Make Impacts on New Career Paths

Eppley, as a unit of Indiana University, is committed to the ongoing growth and development of our staff. In a way, many of the staff are continuing their learning journey by design at Eppley as we continue our mission. This approach benefits agencies, communities, individual… Read More »Former Eppley Staff Members Continue to Make Impacts on New Career Paths