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UI MOSS Video Wins on Own Merit
Posted: Wednesday, October 23 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – It’s a great story to tell and the public agrees. A video telling the story of the McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS), a program of the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources, won the People’s Choice award at the 14th Annual Conference for the Engagement Scholarship Consortium in Lubbock, Texas. Almost 500 people from across the U.S. and many other co...
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Natural Resources | Science | Greg Fizzell | News Release | Office of the President | McCall Outdoor Science School | Kurt Pregitzer | President's Office | STEMAccess
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UI’s MOSS Named Kellogg Community Engagement Award Winner, Competing for National Magrath Award
Posted: Wednesday, September 11 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — The McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS), an outreach program of the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources, is the 2013 W.K. Kellogg Foundation West region winner for its success in creating a learning environment that promotes engagement and discovery in the community. As a result, the UI is one of four universities competing nationally for the prestigious C. Pet...
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Natural Resources | Greg Fizzell | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School | Kurt Pregitzer
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U-Idaho Semester in the Wild™ Helps Students Study and Go Wild
Posted: Thursday, March 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho is helping students answer the call of the wild and receive course credit with a new program, Semester in the Wild. The opportunity allows students to live and learn in the great outdoors for the fall semester and gain valuable skills. “After their Semester in the Wild experiences, students will return to their programs, energized and engaged,&r...
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News Release | Natural Resources | McCall Outdoor Science School | Central Idaho | Rocky Mountains | Taylor Wilderness Research Station | environment | Recreation | CNR | Recreation
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U-Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Earns ID21 Award for Innovative Teaching
Posted: Wednesday, September 19 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) is one of six recipients of the ID21 Awards from the J.A. & K. Albertson Foundation for 2012. As one of the recipients from a pool of 167 nominees, MOSS will receive $50,000 and be honored at the foundation’s award ceremony on Oct. 16 at the Boise Egyptian Theater. “This prestigious aw...
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Natural Resources | Environmental Science | Environmental Science | Presidents Office | News Release | Office of the President | Duane Nellis | McCall Outdoor Science School | environment | Environmental Science
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Into the Wilderness: New Fellowship Sends Writers Into the Wilds of Idaho
Posted: Friday, August 31 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – The romantic vision of writers penning great works of art while surrounded by stunning outdoor vistas will soon become reality for University of Idaho creative writing students. The Idaho MFA in Creative Writing Program has established a new writing retreat fellowship that gives students the opportunity to work in Idaho’s world famous wilderness areas.  The competitive “Writ...
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English, B.A. | Creative Writing, M.F.A. | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School | Doug Heckman | Taylor Wilderness Research Station | English | Creative Writing, M.F.A.
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University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Hosts Seasonal Educational Activities
Posted: Tuesday, January 31 2012
MCCALL, Idaho –The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School will host several seasonal activities for outdoor enthusiasts at the McCall Field Campus. A Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is scheduled March 9-18. The 10-day course is sponsored by the nationally recognized National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Medicine Institute. Dynamic, experienced instructors will re...
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University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Hosts Winter Educational Activities
Posted: Monday, November 7 2011
MCCALL, Idaho –The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School will host two winter events for outdoor enthusiasts at the McCall Field Campus. A Wilderness First Responder (WFR) recertification course is scheduled Dec. 9-11. The three-day course is sponsored by the nationally recognized National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Medicine Institute. Dynamic, exper...
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Natural Resources | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall Outdoor Science School Summer Events
Posted: Monday, May 16 2011
MCCALL, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School sponsored events from June 13 through August 12. Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted. McCall Field Campus Open for General Booking McCall Field Campus 1800 University Lane in McCall The McCall Field Campus is available year-round for booking events, meetings, retreats and more. For reserv...
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Natural Resources | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall Outdoor Science School Helps Idaho Low-income Youth Earn Higher Test Scores
Posted: Tuesday, February 22 2011
MCCALL, Idaho – A new $10,000 grant from The Lightfoot Foundation will support the University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) Southwest Idaho Learning Initiative, an academic enrichment program that targets Idaho’s low-income youth in fifth through twelfth grades. “We are always pleased to support those organizations who have dedicated themselves to achieve the same goals...
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Natural Resources | Greg Fizzell | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features | McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall Field Campus Open for Winter Lodging, Recreation
Posted: Monday, December 13 2010
Written by Sue McMurray   MCCALL, Idaho – The University of Idaho's McCall Field Campus is open for the winter season, offering affordable accommodations to the public in a rustic and scenic location on Payette Lake in McCall. The campus’ location in Ponderosa State Park makes it an ideal place for exploring the 1,000-acre peninsula and its miles of Nordic and snowshoe trails. Nearby Brunda...
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Natural Resources | Sacha Jackson | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall Outdoor Science School Offers Winter Environmental Education to Idaho Teachers
Posted: Wednesday, December 1 2010
By Sue McMurray   MCCALL, Idaho – The McCall Outdoor Science School is offering a winter science institute focusing on climate and water research in Idaho. The institute is open to Idaho teachers and will be held at the University of Idaho McCall Field Campus in McCall Feb. 25-27. Teachers will spend a long weekend on Payette Lake to explore climate and water research topics alongside univer...
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Natural Resources | Science | Steven Hollenhorst | Environmental Science | Water Resources | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features | McCall Outdoor Science School
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Volunteer Opportunity at McCall Outdoor Science School Sept. 24-26
Posted: Monday, August 30 2010
MCCALL, Idaho – A weekend of volunteer service at the University of Idaho McCall Field Campus is open to the public Sept. 24-26. Volunteers will help prepare the field campus for winter operation. Projects include painting, chinking, trail building, weather stripping and cutting firewood. Vans will leave the University of Idaho’s Moscow campus at 1 and 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, and return by 2 p....
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Natural Resources | Steve Hollenhorst - MOSS | Steven Hollenhorst | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School
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Wildfire Workshop
Sunday, August 15 2010 at 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Valley County residents may participate in free workshops at the McCall Field Campus focusing on creating defensible space around homes to protect against the threat of wildfire. RSVP to Jennie Newman, newm3340@vandals.uidaho.edu or call (208) 830-3114.
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Excel on Steroids: McCall Outdoor Science School Offers Ramped Up Data Analysis and Graphing Workshop
Posted: Thursday, August 5 2010
Written by Sue McMurray MCCALL, Idaho – Anyone who uses traditional spreadsheet software packages will benefit from a Sept. 11-12 workshop offered by the University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School. The “R Workshop” will train users in a robust data, programming, graphics and statistics software program. The $160 fee includes workshop materials, food (Saturday and Sunday) and lodging (Fr...
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Natural Resources | Statistical Science | Statistical Science | Natural Resources, Ph.D. | News Release | Natural Resources, M.S. | Graduate Education | McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall Outdoor Science School Cultivates Green-STEM Program
Posted: Friday, July 30 2010
Written by Sue McMurray MCCALL, Idaho – A new $50,000 Steele-Reese Foundation grant will support the University of Idaho’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education initiative. STEM is part of a national effort to ensure that all American students receive the skills and knowledge required for success in the 21st century workforce. The McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS...
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Natural Resources | Steven Hollenhorst | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School
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New Grant Helps McCall Outdoor Science School Cultivate Green-STEM Program
Posted: Friday, July 30 2010
The McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) recently received a $50,000 Steele-Reese Foundation grant to support the University’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education initiative. STEM is part of a national effort to ensure that all American students receive the skills and knowledge required for success in the 21st century workforce. MOSS will use the grant to implement ...
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Idaho at Glance | Register Features | McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall Outdoor Science School Offers Summer Workshops for Idaho Science and Math Teachers
Posted: Thursday, May 13 2010
Written by Sue McMurray MCCALL, Idaho – While their students are enjoying summer vacation, Idaho science and math teachers will have opportunities to learn how to bring elements of the outdoors into their classrooms by the time the fall term begins. Two federally sponsored environmental technology, climate and water science workshops are being offered to middle school and high school science, te...
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Natural Resources | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School
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New Fire Program at McCall Field Campus Sparks Collaboration with Ponderosa State Park
Posted: Friday, May 7 2010
Written by Sue McMurray MCCALL, Idaho – A $455,000 grant soon will ignite a new, collaborative fire mitigation outreach program between the University of Idaho's McCall Field Campus and Ponderosa State Park. The university's College of Natural Resources was awarded the grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, passed through the Bureau of Homeland Security to the University Idaho last ...
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Steve Hollenhorst - MOSS | Fire Ecology & Management | News Release | Natural Resources | Office of the President | Idaho at Glance | Fire Ecology & Management | Register Features | McCall Outdoor Science School
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Wilderness Emergency Skills Class
Friday, March 12 2010 to Sunday, March 21
The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School will host a Wilderness First Responder course, part of the National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Medicine Institute, March 12-21. The intensive 80-hour curriculum is nationally recognized and is supported by WMI's Medical Advisory Panel. Tuition for the course is $620; the room and board option is an additional $265. This fast-pac...
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Natural Resources | Steve Hollenhorst - MOSS | University of Idaho Boise | Southern Idaho | McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall Outdoor Science School Educates Idaho Kids About Climate Change
Posted: Wednesday, January 27 2010
Written by Sue McMurray Wal-Mart grant will help with student-focused program MCCALL, Idaho – Snow-day school closures in early October, extra-hot summers and an overabundance of creepy insects to scare little sister may seem like a great way to live to some Idaho kids. But while these factors may be fun now, they are signs of impending climate change that could alter their futures. A new clim...
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Natural Resources | Steve Hollenhorst - MOSS | University of Idaho Boise | News Release | Sustainability | Southern Idaho | McCall Outdoor Science School
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University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Hosts Wilderness Emergency Skills Class
Posted: Tuesday, January 12 2010
Written by Sue McMurray MCCALL, Idaho – Broken bones, blood loss or bee stings – any of these things could happen during a wilderness excursion. To teach outdoor enthusiasts how to prepare for the unexpected, the University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School will host a Wilderness First Responder course, part of the National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Medicine Institute, March 12-...
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Ag Education & 4-H Youth Development | News Release | McCall Outdoor Science School
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