Leave No Trace Blogs

Sep 13, 2018
Boulder, CO: Becoming a 4th grader has never been more exciting than since the start of the Every Kid in a Park initiative, at least we here at the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics think so! In an effort to increase access... Read More
Sep 11, 2018
Shenandoah National Park, VA: “I already know Leave No Trace. Pack it in, pack it out…it’s common sense, right?” As Traveling Trainers, we hear this a lot when we’re out talking to people about Leave No Trace. One woman even told us... Read More
Sep 08, 2018
Duluth, MN: Like many outdoor enthusiasts, we have been itching to get to the Boundary Waters for years. Lucky for us, our path as Traveling Trainers allowed us to spend four days paddling through this unique wilderness area... Read More
Sep 05, 2018
Ridgway, CO: Our recent Hot Spot at Blue Lakes in Southwest Colorado was a huge success in addressing human waste issues, illegal campfires, and vegetation damage. Learn more about this Hot Spot below. Watch this video to learn... Read More
Sep 02, 2018
Munising, MI: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore offers a bit of everything the upper peninsula of Michigan is known for. Whether you hike, backpack, paddle, birdwatch, picnic or ice climb, this park has something for you. But with... Read More
Aug 31, 2018
Boulder, CO: Enjoy this 96-second look at the things that make us thankful for #LeaveNoTrace. 
Aug 30, 2018
Santa Fe, NM: Over 100 years ago, President Theodore Roosevelt established the U.S. Forest Service to manage what would become America’s 193-million acre national forests and grasslands for the benefit of all Americans. Today, that... Read More
Aug 30, 2018
Seattle, WA: Calling all geocachers! It’s time to Cache In, Trash Out (CITO). Twice a year, Geocaching highlights worldwide CITO cleanup events, where geocachers can give back to the trails and protected lands they love to explore... Read More
Aug 19, 2018
Georgetown, Colorado:  Traveling trainers are always talking about their cars. But today, we want to talk about the other type of carr.  A carr is a variety of wetland characterized by low woody plants like willows and... Read More
Aug 16, 2018
Boulder, CO: Wednesday, August 29, Boulder Theatre, 6-9 PM 11 Short Films Celebrating Women Adventurers   Join nonprofit Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics for "No Man's Land" — eleven documentary short films about female... Read More