Leave No Trace Blogs

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
Dec 19, 2017
Boulder, CO: Sure, 2017 may be remembered as the year that “fake news” entered the popular vocabulary, but journalism isn’t dead yet. The five news items below surely rank among the feel-good Leave No Trace stories of the year. ... Read More
Oct 31, 2017
Fayetteville, WV: Fall is gently tapping winter on the shoulder, ushering the new season into the eastern states. We had our first sub-freezing evening a few days ago, waking in the morning to a thin layer of ice on the car.... Read More
Oct 25, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ: The Traveling Trainers get lots of interesting questions as we travel and teach all over the country, but things can get bizarre around Halloween. Been dying to know what zombies should do with body parts that fall... Read More
Oct 22, 2017
Lake Tahoe, CA: For the past 16 months we've been traveling the Western United States, visiting national and state parks, designated campgrounds, BLM sites, and wilderness areas to teach visitors how to protect our public lands by... Read More
Oct 18, 2017
Oregon Inlet, NC: Hurricane season is here with a force this year. Unprecedented energies have pummeled coastal environments in the southern United States and secluded islands of the Atlantic. These storms, so devastating to locals... Read More

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