Leave No Trace Blogs

Sep 26, 2016
Lopez Island, WA: San Juan County is the first Leave No Trace county in the nation. This designation came about because of a dedicated and passionate group of locals, who wanted to protect and steward these special islands they call home. Today,... Read More
Sep 25, 2016
Las Cruces, NM- Find something cool on an adventure in the outdoors? Here are some things to consider before you take the item from where you found it:   1. Is it an important part of the resource? 2. Does it provide a function in the... Read More
Sep 25, 2016
Las Cruces, NM - Packing out our human waste can be play a critical role in protecting sensitive environments. Using human waste disposal bags is recommended when the soil is too hard, or even too sensitive (think desert and tundra soils) to dig a... Read More
Sep 23, 2016
Decatur, AL - This week from Monday, September 19, 2016 to Monday, September 26, 2016 Leave No Trace is hosting a Hot Spot at Delano Park in Decatur, Alabama. There have been several events already ranging from Fitness Night in Delano Park (where... Read More
Sep 21, 2016
River Falls, WI: The Leave No Trace Trainer Course is a two-day field intensive course that provides students with outdoor ethics and skills in an experiential learning environment. While working hands on, students can expect to learn how to... Read More
Sep 20, 2016
Lopez Island, WA: Ever have a fire that produces more smoke than heat?  Here's a better way to build your campfire, while minimizing your campfire impacts.   Remember to always have some water nearby and drown your fire before heading to bed.     ... Read More
Sep 18, 2016
Nashville, TN - Do you know how to dispose of your human waste when in the outdoors? Here are the general guidelines on how to dispose of waste properly when in the outdoors: Pack it in, pack it out. Inspect your campsite and rest areas for trash... Read More
Sep 16, 2016
Boulder, CO: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics seeks a talented, dynamic, high-energy Membership & Major Gifts Manager to join our passionate and committed staff as we build a nation of Leave No Trace member-advocates.... Read More
Sep 16, 2016
Boulder, CO: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics seeks a talented, dynamic, savvy development professional to join our passionate and committed staff as we embark on new, multi-year campaigns. The Leave No... Read More
Sep 15, 2016
San Juan Island, WA: Growing up on the coast, we remember building countless beach forts as kids. We loved letting our imaginations run wild as we piled up driftwood into fortresses, castles, and hidden caves. Looking back, these long days spent on... Read More

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