Leave No Trace Blogs

Mar 24, 2018
It can be difficult to know when to dig a cathole vs. when to use a WAG bag. Luckily we made this flowchart for you so now you always know what to do when nature calls. Read below for more tips on going #2 in the outdoors! In an attempt to... Read More
Mar 19, 2018
Amboy, CA: We are about to blow your outdoors-loving world. Ready? You can have fun camping WITHOUT A CAMPFIRE. Yes, we mean it. And, for the record, Leave No Trace is not anti-campfire. We, too, grew up roasting s’mores and hot dogs over campfires... Read More
Mar 16, 2018
Las Vegas, NV: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is comprised of approximately 20 full-time staff. We're a small and mighty bunch, but there is absolutely no way our motley crew of 20 could ever hope to carry out the nationwide Leave No... Read More
Mar 15, 2018
Colorado resort partners with the Leave No Trace Center to bring important education to visitors to the state As part of Leave No Trace’s partnership with the Colorado Tourism Office, The Gant Resort in Aspen has signed on with... Read More
Mar 13, 2018
If just 30 minutes of education is all it takes for kids attitudes to nature to shift, what could be done with even more? A new study conducted by Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has shown that just a 30-minute lesson on... Read More
Mar 10, 2018
Tucscon, AZ: We've been on the road for 10 months now, and often, folks just can't get enough of Leave No Trace. Once they see how effective Leave No Trace can be, they want Leave No Trace programming to come to their organization... Read More
Mar 05, 2018
Paradise Valley, AZ: 2018's Hot Spot program is in full swing!   Our Hot Spot program identifies areas suffering from the severe impacts of outdoor activities - areas we believe can thrive again, by... Read More
Feb 24, 2018
Ocala National Forest, FL: Trash is an eyesore when hitting the trails! While on the road, we have observed (and picked up) our fair share of other peoples throw away items. Our favorite trails, and public spaces don’t always have... Read More
Feb 23, 2018
When you're first incorporating Leave No Trace into your outdoor adventures it can be hard to remember the 7 Principles. We use these hand signals to remember them. Great for both kids and adults! Principle #1: Principle #2: Principle #3... Read More
Feb 18, 2018
Authority of the Resource The Authority of the Resource technique is perfect for rangers, volunteers, and even everyday citizens who wish to educate others about Leave No Trace practices in a positive way that can actually make a difference... Read More