Burlington, VT. The Northeast Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer team, Kate and Tracy, will be spending a few days providing outreach and education in Burlington, VT. During their awareness workshop yesterday, local news reporter Melissa Howell came to show her support of the Winooski Valley Park District and highlight the importance of practicing Leave No Trace while enjoying one of the sixteen parks in the district. Click here to watch the newscast.
In addition to the workshop with Winooski Valley Park District, Kate and Tracy will be presenting at the University of Vermont for students in the Parks and Wilderness Management class. During this workshop, the team will present ways of effectively communicating the Leave No Trace information, the research behind why it is important to practice Leave No Trace, and tips on how to incorporate Leave No Trace on the students' personal outdoor adventures.
Finally, Kate and Tracy will be visiting Orchard School in South Burlington to spend time with the second graders at the school. The team will be inspiring the students to get outdoors and enjoy the local area parks that abound in this region of the state. Also, the team will talk about the importance of keeping the parks clean, respecting wildlife that live in the parks, and to be a Leave No Trace hero in their community.
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From the Northeast...Kate and Tracy
Leave No Trace’s Kate Bullock and Tracy Howard are part of the 2014 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Program that provides free, mobile education to communities across the country. Proud partners of this program include Subaru of America, Coleman, Hi-Cone, The North Face, REI, Smartwool and Yakima.