Leave No Trace Blogs

Nov 11, 2016
Monroe, LA: Did you know that the last week of October is Bat Week? We were in the Daniel Boone National Forest where the Red River Gorge is located this year and they were celebrating by building bat houses. The sixth Leave No Trace principle is to... Read More
Nov 10, 2016
Phoenix, AZ: Want to impress your friends with a delicious breakfast and Leave No Trace at the same time? Try this simple campground cooking technique to minimize the amount of waste you bring into the outdoors, save space by packing out less trash... Read More
Nov 09, 2016
Mineral Wells, TX: Dying and dead wood provides one of the two or three greatest resources for animal species in a natural forest … if fallen timber and slightly decayed trees are removed the whole system is gravely impoverished of perhaps more than... Read More
Nov 09, 2016
Ocala, FL: Having a grasp of backcountry camping skills is just as important as knowing about the area you are planning to visit. This week the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers share how to help a campsite revive itself after a night or two... Read More
Nov 06, 2016
Dallas, TX:  When talking to people at booths and in workshops, we're often told that one of the most surprising things they learned about Leave No Trace is not throwing or leaving "natural" food items, like apple cores, banana or orange peels, on... Read More
Nov 02, 2016
Peach Tree City, GA: Have you ever heard of a town that commutes by Golf Cart? This is a reality in Fayette County, Georgia where residents have access to over 90 miles of multi-use Greenways. Walkers, runners, cyclists, and even riders of golf... Read More
Oct 31, 2016
Slade, KY: Seeing wildlife is one of the pleasures of the great outdoors. We must remember that when we see wildlife we are visitors in their home.  It is important to respect wildlife.  Principle 6 teaches us a few things about treating wild... Read More
Oct 30, 2016
Phoenix, AZ: Meal planning can be one of the most stressful aspects of Planning Ahead and Preparing for any trip. Even after spending nearly seven months living on the road as Subaru Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, we still tend to fall back on... Read More
Oct 27, 2016
San Antonio, TX: We love bugs. They play a crucial role in ecosystems around the world and their importance cannot be understated. However, many of us can also think back to camp experiences where we could have done with a few less bugs. Sometimes... Read More
Oct 24, 2016
Chattanooga, TN: Traveling full time requires a ton of gear. Especially when the list of activities includes education, outreach, hiking, climbing, cycling, running, disc golf, and office time. Without Thule we wouldn’t be able to bring all of our... Read More