Leave No Trace Blogs

Apr 12, 2018
Loma Mar, California: Ever hiked right past that “Iron Ranger,” one of those tamper-resistant fee boxes found at a day-use area, trailhead, or campground, and thought, “I pay my taxes, don’t I?” It’s true that tax revenues help fund... Read More
Apr 11, 2018
Nominate a Leave No Trace Hot Spot for 2019 Now Through May 31. Nominate an outdoor area for a week-long education and training program from the Leave No Trace Center for... Read More
Apr 11, 2018
Boulder, Colorado: April 14 marks national Citizen Science Day, with volunteers across the country participating in “bio-blitzes,” stream monitoring and other efforts to collect information about the natural world, and to... Read More
Mar 30, 2018
[APRIL FOOL'S! THIS IS NOT A REAL THING.] Boulder, Colorado:  The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, a leading provider of outdoor education resources, today announces new... Read More
Mar 29, 2018
Boulder, CO: Steph & Andy prepare to sign off after 3 years as Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers! Preparing for their next adventure, this dynamic duo reflects on some of their accomplishments during their time on the... Read More
Mar 27, 2018
Ocala, FL: Each new day brings the joy of a fresh brew of coffee. While camping we use different methods depending on the circumstance of our travel. This week’s video highlights our favorite 3 techniques for brewing up a warm cup o... Read More
Mar 24, 2018
It can be difficult to know when to dig a cathole vs. when to use a WAG bag. Luckily we made this flowchart for you so now you always know what to do when nature calls. Read below for more tips on going #2 in the outdoors! In an attempt to... Read More
Mar 19, 2018
Amboy, CA: We are about to blow your outdoors-loving world. Ready? You can have fun camping WITHOUT A CAMPFIRE. Yes, we mean it. And, for the record, Leave No Trace is not anti-campfire. We, too, grew up roasting s’mores and hot dogs over campfires... Read More
Mar 16, 2018
Las Vegas, NV: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is comprised of approximately 20 full-time staff. We're a small and mighty bunch, but there is absolutely no way our motley crew of 20 could ever hope to carry out the nationwide Leave No... Read More
Mar 15, 2018
Colorado resort partners with the Leave No Trace Center to bring important education to visitors to the state As part of Leave No Trace’s partnership with the Colorado Tourism Office, The Gant Resort in Aspen has signed on with... Read More

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