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Greening Your Ski Area
The handbook provides environmental strategies for on-mountain operations, as well as for management...

Sustainable Buildings Industry Council Energy Effi...
SBIC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the design, affordability, energy perfo...

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Keyword: Management, 9 Links

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/

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=efd60f1234e6657852cb00fb51b605a6&nav_parent_id=c27bb436e6dd8ff04ea9fe93db47ebf1&nav_type_id=4&PHPSESSID=97ca37848f4f9f01b6bfbf3e72c06430

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.skimag.com/skimag/goldeneagle/

Green Developments Book and CD ROM
Abstract: A textbook and accompanying CD ROM for developers, architects, and engineers; describes green development principles and practices and presents over 200 case studies of green buildings around the world; each case study includes a description of green features, cost savings, and impacts; searchable database based on keywords, locations, building types (commercial, industrial, residential, and so on), and other attributes; contains technical briefs on various technologies as well as background information on the basics of green design.
Source: Rocky Mountain Institute
URL: http://www.rmi.org/store/pid959.php

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/the_greenroom/

Skiing and the Environment
Abstract: Article regarding public perception about the skiing industry
Source: Ski Magazine
URL: http://www.skimag.com/skimag/features/article/0,12795,327544,00.html

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

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

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/

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Topic Hub™ Last Updated: 07/27/2005
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