Leave No Trace Blogs

Mar 22, 2017
Oklahoma City, OK: Have you ever been to Oklahoma City? Oklahoma City is home to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Paseo Art District, grain silos repurposed into climbing gyms, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum and the Martin Park Nature... Read More
Mar 20, 2017
Fort Pierce, FL: The Indian River Lagoon region has over 7 million visitors every year. The blue waters, and sunny skies make it easy to see why one would love to paddle and visit these waterways. However, with each person visiting this unique... Read More
Mar 18, 2017
Flagstaff, AZ: Let's face it, getting attacked by a bear could ruin your whole trip.   While attacks are rare, bears becoming conditioned to our food is an all too frequent occurrence.  They get into improperly stored food or our trash, and then... Read More
Mar 18, 2017
San Marcos, TX: Flowing from artesian springs, the picturesque San Marcos River emerges out of the Edwards Aquifer, forming Spring Lake and flowing south to ultimately join the Blanco River and the Guadalupe River 75 miles downstream. The San Marcos... Read More
Mar 14, 2017
Oklahoma City, OK: Do you know the yield triangle? In this video you can find out more about the seventh Leave No Trace Principle, Be Considerate of Others.  We all enjoy the outdoors and even though we may do different activities to enjoy the... Read More
Mar 09, 2017
Boulder, CO: On Monday, April 17th throughout Earth Week, Leave No Trace is starting an Instagram movement encouraging people to post a picture of themselves picking up trash outdoors. By sharing a fun photo outside, our hope is that more people... Read More
Mar 08, 2017
Brevard, NC: The winter winds are still afloat, even with a warm summer’s breeze meandering aloft in the Pisgah high country. The mountains are beautiful here; rivers with tumbling waterfalls, cascading over rock ledges. Pines and rhododendrons are... Read More
Mar 05, 2017
Big Bend, TX: In the early days of national parks, bears were treated as amusement for visitors. In the case of Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Sequoia National Park, as well as others, piles of visitor food and trash were placed in an open space and... Read More
Mar 04, 2017
Austin, TX: The fourth principle of Leave No Trace is to Leave What You Find.  In this addition of the Leave No Trace Skills Series we talk about how to stop the spread of invasive species through the cleaning of outdoor gear.  What is an invasive... Read More
Mar 01, 2017
Albuquerque, NM: In 2016, Leave No Trace created a curriculum using several diverse and holistic approaches in order to maximize the program's impact on youth: experiential education, independent practice, skill mastery, interactive resources, K-8... Read More