Leave No Trace Blogs

Jul 20, 2015
Hornings Hideout, OR: In the practice of Leave No Trace we ask that you please leave what you find. To communicate this principle we utilize the maxim, "Take only pictures, leave only footprints." As Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers we are... Read More
Jul 14, 2015
Savage River State Forest, MD—The devastating invasion of the Gypsy Moth is still apparent almost a decade after its fateful descent upon the majestic White and Red Oak of the Savage River State Forest.  Invasive species have a detrimental effect on... Read More
Jul 12, 2015
Cataract Canyon, UT: Overnight paddling on a river is one of the most relaxing and at the same time exciting trips one can take. Riding over rapids or through swift water is always an exhilarating challenge, yet the letting the current float you... Read More
Jul 09, 2015
Albuquerque, NM: Meet Steph and Andy, the newest addition to the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers program. Leave No Trace is fortunate to have them join the team to bring their environmental science backgrounds, outdoor adventure backgrounds... Read More
Jul 07, 2015
Hood River, OR: It's a Friday afternoon in mid July. As the big hand on the illuminated clock steadily approaches 5, you start to feel giddy inside (like a child the night before a big field trip) thinking about the camping adventure you are going... Read More
Jul 01, 2015
Watch our latest video about how to minimize your impact when you are camping at a festival.  Thanks for watching and remember to be like the Center’s mascot Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ - Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer West... Read More
Jun 29, 2015
Northfield, MA:  This week, we (the Subaru Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers East Central Team) spent time with the extreme athletes competing at the Northfield, Massachusetts Ragnar Trail Relay.  Each team completed 118.4 miles of trail, 2,700 feet... Read More
Jun 29, 2015
Enterprise, OR: Imagine yourself as a young child attending a community festival on a warm summer day. The smell of barbeque and fried desserts fills the air. You’re eager to see friends and neighbors as you wonder the grounds and gather an... Read More
Jun 23, 2015
Susquehanna River—York, PA: Our gaze fixed, our jaws clenched as we marched headlong into a massive swarm of insects.  Little did we know, York County had just experienced one of the largest mayfly hatches ever and we, the Subaru/Leave No Trace... Read More
Jun 20, 2015
San Juan Island, WA: Have you been to a Labyrinth lately? If not, we suggest taking a stroll through your local sacred gateway sometime soon. Many people walk labyrinths for the vibrant rows of natural colors – sunflowers, poppies, asters, and the... Read More