Leave No Trace Blogs

Feb 07, 2018
Joshua Tree, CA: Do you or someone you know suffer from FOPO? Fear of packing out your toilet paper can be serious condition, but there are easy and effective ways of overcoming this challenge. Even if you don’t suffer from FOPO,... Read More
Feb 06, 2018
Boulder: CO: There’s been some discussion lately regarding the use, and potential consequences, of social media as a means to share, and in some cases to popularize, natural areas. This is an issue that the Leave No Trace Center for... Read More
Feb 06, 2018
Boulder, CO: This year Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics was the proud recipient of the Outdoor Inspiration Awards' Non-Profit of the Year. An outdoor community event, the Inspiration Awards champion individuals, groups, and... Read More
Feb 01, 2018
Pensacola Beach, FL: January gave us the opportunity to be on the beach for a while, and we've discovered that the beach in winter is one of our favorite places to be. While we traded in our bathing suits and... Read More
Jan 28, 2018
South Lake Tahoe, CA: We’ve been on the road as Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for 625 days. In that time, we’ve traveled the Western United States, conducted hundreds of events, reached millions of people with the Leave... Read More
Jan 28, 2018
Saranac Lake, NY: It’s the middle of a cold winter in much of the country. Here in New York, we have experienced mind-numbing cold, almost too cold to get outdoors while witnessing extreme temperatures down to -25ºF. With... Read More
Jan 20, 2018
Galt, CA: Litter in the outdoors poses a threat to wildlife who may ingest the trash we leave behind. When litter breaks down it leeches chemicals into the surrounding environment, which negatively impacts nearby vegetation and could contaminate... Read More
Jan 17, 2018
Boulder, CO: Take a look at the achievements that made for a remarkable 365 days of protecting the planet in 2017. You, the members and supporters of Leave No Trace, did incredible work safeguarding the natural world through... Read More
Jan 12, 2018
Amicalola, Georgia: As avid hikers, we’re extremely grateful for the trails that lead us to amazing views, idyllic campsites and cool swimming holes. And while we might not get out to do trail work every weekend, we can help keep... Read More
Jan 11, 2018
Jekyll Island, GA: Road life for a Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer gets tougher in the winter. Gone are the plush days of summer; we're dealing with more wet, more cold, and longer dark stretches outside... Read More