Leave No Trace Blogs

Jun 22, 2016
Slim Lake, Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN: Do you like to enjoy the outdoors in an area where there is a potential for bears? Leave No Trace has a variety of techniques to enjoy your favorite outdoor activity safely while in bear country.  The sixth... Read More
Jun 21, 2016
Snowmass, CO- Spring and early summer runoff means sticking to the trail and getting those boots dirty! Protect trailside plants and prevent widening trails by walking through mud and not around it. This Tech Tip brought to you by Donielle and... Read More
Jun 20, 2016
Bend, OR: It's been a week since Team West wrapped up the Lake Tahoe Hot Spot, but the energy and momentum from the event is still buzzing! Take a look at some of the highlights from an inspiring week of Leave No Trace, teaching, service, and... Read More
Jun 16, 2016
Ely, MN: Summer is coming.  2016 is the year of the National Parks’ Centennial and America is getting outside.  Camping is an American tradition, and Leave No Trace is here to help everyone enjoy the outdoors responsibly together!   The Subaru/... Read More
Jun 15, 2016
Boulder, CO: The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, our national mobile education program, are heading your way! The following is a list of training and outreach events they will be attending across the country over the summer months. Come... Read More
Jun 15, 2016
South Strafford, VT: Are you getting ready for a trip into the backcountry this summer? Try repackaging food for a simple way to save time in the kitchen and to reduce the amount of trash you will need to carry out. This easy to implement Tech Tip,... Read More
Jun 14, 2016
El Jebel, CO: Donielle and Aaron have joined this years' team of Traveling Trainers. They are excited to share Leave No Trace with the communities in the West Central Region. ... Read More
Jun 14, 2016
Snowmass, CO: Improper food storage can have consequences for both bears and humans. You can prevent bear interactions by using the Bear-muda Triangle. Set up your tent, kitchen area, and food storage 70 big steps apart (200ft). Bears smell 2-3... Read More
Jun 14, 2016
Lochsa River, ID:  It's river season and we love to go big!  Here are a couple of tips to help you Leave No Trace while taking on those hits and flips.  Whether you are rafting, fishing, or just going for a mellow tube float, please make sure you... Read More
Jun 13, 2016
New York, NY: The City is a great place to get outside and have fun. Parks and green spaces offer people a chance to get away from it all, while conveniently located in the heart of the city life. Leave No Trace is for the city too. So, how do you... Read More