Leave No Trace Blogs

Jan 18, 2008
There is no way around it… Sustainability is hard. It requires forethought, critical self-evaluation, and a serious amount of passion and belief in your way of living. In a world consumed by materialism, technology, and globalization, where we... Read More
Jan 16, 2008
Below are actual comments left on National Park Service comment cards by backpackers completing wilderness camping trips: "A small deer came into my camp and stole my bag of pickles. Is there a way I can get reimbursed? Please call." "Escalators... Read More
Jan 15, 2008
With help from REI last year, Leave No Trace introduced a very important new program called “Connect Grants.” The program was constructed to provide grants that diversified Leave No Trace educational efforts and increased the pool of leaders/... Read More
Jan 11, 2008
I was emailed the following brochure, and I wanted to share it with the Colorado Community. It sounds like a great day of "playing" in the snow! CELEBRATE NATIONAL WINTER TRAILSÒ on SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2008 Estes Park, Colorado EXPERIENCE A... Read More
Jan 10, 2008
Leave No Trace is seeking a dedicated, savvy, dynamic team of educators (only teams of two are accepted as applicants) for seasonal traveling positions. Leave No Trace is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment... Read More
Jan 08, 2008
            Here are the 2007 Trainer Course Numbers by region:   Northeast Central Trainers: 291 Trainers: 233 Courses: 31          Courses: 20         Mountain/West... Read More
Jan 07, 2008
So the new online store for Leave No Trace is up and running.  Well sort of running, we are still experiencing some minor glitches, like you can only purchase one hang tag at a time.  But our developer promises to have these fixed soon. If you... Read More
Jan 03, 2008
Every year, the presence of Leave No Trace outdoor ethics grows across the world because of our loyal members volunteers, educators, and partners.  Thank you for another successful year of education, outreach and awareness!  For over 25,000 people... Read More
Jan 02, 2008
I was lucky enough to spend my last day of 2007 in the snowy mountains of Colorado, snowshoeing with my two dogs, Oliver and Misha.  We had a great time playing in the snow and it was so nice to get outside and play before plunging into the New... Read More
Dec 28, 2007
Our longstanding partner, Clif Bar, contacted us early in 2007 and asked if they could, along with pledging an annual monetary contribution to Leave No Trace as well as thousands of bars for events, sponsor the carbon offsets for our Traveling... Read More