Leave No Trace Blogs

Sep 20, 2016
Lopez Island, WA: Ever have a fire that produces more smoke than heat?  Here's a better way to build your campfire, while minimizing your campfire impacts.   Remember to always have some water nearby and drown your fire before heading to bed.  Have... Read More
Sep 18, 2016
Nashville, TN: Do you know how to dispose of your human waste when in the outdoors? Here are the general guidelines on how to dispose of waste properly when in the outdoors: Pack it in, pack it out. Inspect your campsite and rest areas for trash... Read More
Sep 16, 2016
Boulder, CO: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics seeks a talented, dynamic, high-energy Membership & Major Gifts Manager to join our passionate and committed staff as we build a nation of Leave No Trace member-advocates.... Read More
Sep 16, 2016
Boulder, CO: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics seeks a talented, dynamic, savvy development professional to join our passionate and committed staff as we embark on new, multi-year campaigns. The Leave No... Read More
Sep 15, 2016
San Juan Island, WA: Growing up on the coast, we remember building countless beach forts as kids. We loved letting our imaginations run wild as we piled up driftwood into fortresses, castles, and hidden caves. Looking back, these long days spent on... Read More
Sep 13, 2016
Custer, SD: On a cool summer evening with the last strokes of daylight touching the treetops, small darting silhouettes gracefully streak between the pines. Diving, twisting, soaring, and zipping through the darkening sky, bats are masters of the... Read More
Sep 08, 2016
La Crosse, WI: Do you know what a durable surface is, or why durable surfaces are an important factor to enjoying the outdoors? WHAT IS A DURABLE SURFACE? Durability refers to the ability of surfaces or vegetation to withstand wear... Read More
Sep 07, 2016
Boulder, CO: The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, our national mobile education program, are heading your way! The following is a list of training and outreach events they will be attending across the country over the fall months. Come test... Read More
Sep 06, 2016
Mt. Vernon, WA: More and more people are getting outside, which is awesome! Connecting with nature is often the first step in cultivating a lifelong sense of stewardship. It also means that Leave No Trace education is more important than ever. Help... Read More
Sep 05, 2016
Two Medicine, MT: Ready for a trip into the mountains? Sometimes getting time off from work means planning that trip months in advance. Then, when the week is finally here, the weather is looking iffy at best. Keeping a backpack waterproof doesn't... Read More

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