Leave No Trace Blogs

Jun 20, 2011
From Seminole County Florida...
Jun 02, 2011
Dear Education Department, I just went canyoneering for the first time a couple weeks ago. While we were in there, we were wondering just how exactly one goes to the bathroom in a canyon. Is there any other answer besides a WAG Bag or Restop? It... Read More
May 24, 2011
As Traveling Trainers, we understand the importance of consistently having kids actively engaged in our workshops. By having kids saying, hearing, seeing, and doing, the retention rate of the information will be much higher. Since 2001, Leave... Read More
May 05, 2011
We often receive questions about soap use in the outdoors, more specifically, how damaging or not “biodegradable" or castile soap is to the environment.Our take on the situation is as follows:Generally speaking, getting any soap in a water source is... Read More
Apr 27, 2011
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puPjqEqHgio] The number one reason for species extinction worldwide is due to habitat loss. The number two reason is the spread of invasive species. Invasive species are non-indigenous species (e.g. plants... Read More
Apr 25, 2011
Leave No Trace – Be ready to get muddy! What effect does a footstep have? The answer is, it depends. A footstep means different things to a tree sapling and meadow grass, to leaf litter and cryptobiotic soil, to a gravely riverbank and muddy... Read More
Apr 20, 2011
This is an article written by Suz Lipman, Social Media Director of the Children & Nature Network. We just reserved our tickets for the Seattle talk on May 12th. We are so excited! Richard Louv will be coming to Denver on June 7th... Read More
Apr 04, 2011
  San Luis Obispo, CA Walking down the beaches of San Luis Obispo County, one can't deny the beauty that surrounds them. With the clear blue-greens of the ocean dancing and flirting with the rays of sunshine, the sweet salty air lifts your... Read More
Apr 01, 2011
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Parks Service Announces All Trails To Be Paved By 2015 Washington, D.C. - April 1, 2011 A spokesperson for the U.S. Parks Service announced a new plan today to minimize the impacts of millions of... Read More
Feb 22, 2011
Since leaving Boulder a few weeks ago, we have been asked numerous times a common question: "Is it really that big of a deal if I toss a banana peel out the car window, or leave my orange peels under a rock while on a hike?" As an organization, we... Read More