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Background and Overview
Operations
Reasons to Change
Environmental Management
Preventing Pollution
Where To Go for Help
Acknowledgements
Complete List of Links

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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
NOTE: [PDF] links require Acrobat Reader from Adobe.

Arapahoe Basin Employee Environmental Fund
Abstract: Arapahoe Basin Ski Area employees have an employee sponsored Environmental Fund. Employees can voluntarily make pretax donations, via payroll deduction, to this fund. The ski area will match these donations dollar for dollar up to a maximum of $1000 annually.
Source: Arapahoe Basin
URL: http://arapahoebasin.com/?page=site/text&nav_id=efd60f1234e6
657852cb00fb51b605a6&nav_parent_id=c27bb436e6dd8ff04ea9f
e93db47ebf1&nav_type_id=4&PHPSESSID=97ca37848f4f9f01b6bf
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Customer, Employee, and Community Green Programs
Abstract: Examples of ski area customer, employee, and community programs in the National Ski Areas Association Green Room. Other examples are included in the annual reports on Sustainable Slopes.
Source: National Ski Areas Association
URL: http://www.nsaa.org/nsaa/environment/green_room_closed.asp

Environmental Awareness for Mountain Resort Industries
Abstract: This environmental guide helps those involved in the mountain resort industries to identify proven management practices and gain practical ideas to improve their impacts on the environment.
Source: Utah Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://utmtngroup.utah.gov

Golden Eagle Awards for Environmental Excellence
Abstract: Established in 1993 by the Times Mirror Company to recognize the environmental achievements of ski areas. The awards are now given out annually by Time4 Media's Mountain Sports Media, publisher of snow sports publications
Source: Time4 Media's Mountain Sports Media
URL: http://www.skinet.com/ski/?ID=1000046538

Greening Your Ski Area
Abstract: The handbook provides environmental strategies for on-mountain operations, as well as for management functions that can impact environmental performance.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
URL: http://peakstoprairies.org/p2bande/skigreen/

Keep Winter Cool
Abstract: Keep Winter Cool is a partnership between NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) to raise visibility and public understanding of global warming and spotlight opportunities that exist right now to start fixing the problem.
Source: keepwintercool.org
URL: http://www.keepwintercool.org/

Ski Area Best Management Practices (BMPs) [PDF]
Abstract: Guidelines for planning, erosion control, and reclamation.
Source: Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Sun Valley Corporation and Snowbasin Ski Area
URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/r4/publications/pubs/screen_SkiBMPs.pdf

Sustainable Slopes: The Environmental Charter for Ski Areas [PDF]
Abstract: The charter provides a framework for ski resorts across the country to implement best practices, assess environmental performance, and set goals for improvement in the future.
Source: National Ski Areas Association
URL: http://www.nsaa.org/nsaa/environment/sustainable_slopes/char
ter2k.pdf

 


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