Leave No Trace Blogs

Jul 22, 2016
Silverton, CO- The Ice Lakes Basin in the San Juan National Forest is an alpine wonderland, a scenic masterpiece of forest, waterfalls, streams, and clear blue lakes. Life is everywhere; from butterflies to yellow-bellied marmots to... Read More
Jul 21, 2016
The places we gather to celebrate art, life, and music are special places that receive a great deal of impact from our festivities.  Teams of volunteers and staff work hard to clean up the grounds every morning after the late night shows.   So... Read More
Jul 18, 2016
Boulder, CO: The 100-year-old National Park Service is often thought of as America’s greatest idea. The diverse network of 412 areas protects stunning mountains, pristine seashores, priceless cultural heritage sites and more. With more than 300... Read More
Jul 16, 2016
Woodstock, MD: How would it make you feel to lose all of the trees in your backyard? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many people who live in areas where the emerald ash borer has spread. Originally from Asia, the emerald ash borer was likely... Read More
Jul 12, 2016
Chardon, OH - It's summertime and everyone is getting outside. Make sure to enjoy your world on durable surfaces! Principle 2 - Travel on Durable Surfaces Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces - Overview: - Durable surfaces include... Read More
Jul 11, 2016
Bend, OR:   We had a blast hitting the river, dancing, climbing, and mountain biking at the 2016 Subaru of Bend Outside Games.  With so much to do in the mountains and on the river here, folks are awesome about sharing the trails and sharing the... Read More
Jul 09, 2016
Montrose, CO- We’re all familiar with old adage “take only pictures, leave only footprints.” Taking photographs in the outdoors can be a fantastic way to help practice the seven Leave No Trace principles by allowing people to fill their memory cards... Read More
Jul 06, 2016
Minneapolis, MN - As Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers we spend 250+ nights a year camping.  To be successful at our jobs we must plan ahead and prepare on a regular basis.  We use the Seven Principles in our daily life to make a... Read More
Jul 05, 2016
Lake Tahoe, CA: Service projects are a great way to get involved in your community, support Leave No Trace, and enjoy your world. Whether you volunteer at a trash clean up to raise awareness about Disposing of Waste Properly, or take part in a... Read More
Jul 04, 2016
Bar Harbor, ME: Acadia National Park was nominated for a 2016 Hot Spot, these are public areas that are in danger of being loved to death by recreation. As more and more people are going to visit Acadia National Park it is imperative that we, as... Read More