Leave No Trace Blogs

Nov 08, 2007
This Thanksgiving, 10 reunited friends will travel from around the country to reunite in Moab. Looking forward, I can tell you a few things I'm looking forward to.     1) Not having to clean out a turkey, and wait ALL day for it to roast in... Read More
Nov 08, 2007
  I just learned that Giant Sequoias are more amazing than I had ever realized. These magnificent species grow up to 300 ft. tall. They move one full ton of water up their trunk every day. The oldest specimens are approximately 3000 years old... Read More
Nov 07, 2007
The number one reason for species extinction worldwide is due to habitat loss. The number two reason is the spread of invasive species. Invasive species are non-indigenous species (e.g. plants or animals) that adversely affect the habitats they... Read More
Nov 06, 2007
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oelrucQkMw8] Thanks to Stick and Move. Susy
Nov 05, 2007
                             Being able to see a bear with your own eyes can be one of the most memorable experiences of a wilderness adventure—whether you are John Candy in the "The Great Outdoors" whose character, Chet is hounded and antagonized... Read More
Nov 01, 2007
Hey all. About to finish re-reading "Into the Wild" before I plan to see the movie. Many of my co-workers and friends have read it and I'd imagine most outdoor enthusiasts have at some point.     Thought this might be an interesting... Read More
Oct 31, 2007
Happy Halloween! I hope everyone has a fun and safe night. In my blog today I wanted to share with you my recent trip to a pick your own pumpkin patch in Lafayette, Colorado. It was a fun filled afternoon with friends, and as always, I found way... Read More
Oct 30, 2007
I missed my blog last week to take a Master Educator course in Valley of Fire State Park, so I thought I would take this opportunity to share some photos from my week. We had an eclectic crew, including BLM employees, non-profit representatives and... Read More
Oct 29, 2007
Another great fall weekend with friends mountain biking in Fruita, CO. To many mountain bikers, great single track is the holy grail of riding. And often the narrower the track, the better. Consistent efforts by the local bike shops, the... Read More
Oct 26, 2007
A hot topic at several conferences I have attending this year and that also is the buzz in the outdoor industry is the issue of kids connection to the outdoors – or lack of connection to the outdoors. “Nature deficit disorder” is the term Richard... Read More