Leave No Trace Blogs

Feb 05, 2008
A week ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the Denver Area Youth Collaborative Expo at the REI store in Denver.   The Denver Area Youth Collaborative (DAYC) is a "resource for youth serving outdoor sports and recreation service... Read More
Feb 04, 2008
Our brand new guide is here!  Full of activities designed to help teach and share the value and importance of Leave No Trace principles with the young and old alike.  Each activity is neatly organized under one of the seven principles or general... Read More
Feb 03, 2008
Yesterday in the Leave No Trace office we wrapped up a series of interviews to hire the new 2008 Traveling Trainer teams. No easy feat as it takes half the staff and a fair bit of time to find the best candidates for the job. As I reflect on the... Read More
Jan 31, 2008
Last night I had the privilege of attending the premier of a new climbing film, SPRAY. Debuting close to home, the evening was enhanced by the show of the local climbing community – from area nonprofits, advocacy groups, supporting corporations, the... Read More
Jan 30, 2008
  If wildernesses and the abundant American outdoors are to survive, women role models are needed to support, define, and carry outdoor values and ethics to their sisters and children. Women bring to outdoor ethics insights, perspectives, and... Read More
Jan 29, 2008
An article in this morning’s New York Times poses a question that hits close to home at Leave No Trace. Cornelia Dean’s piece, “The Preservation Predicament” asks whether conservations efforts are irrelevant with the rapidity of climate change.... Read More
Jan 25, 2008
Hey guys, Melinda here, the new Leave No Trace intern!  I just moved up to Boulder from Texas, where I am currently finishing my last year at Baylor University.  I am majoring in Outdoor Recreation, and am excited to be a part of LNT while earning... Read More
Jan 22, 2008
Sin Dejar Huellas is Leave No Trace in Spanish. Welcome to the beginning of a new chapter in the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Read below for details about our new educational programs…in both English and Spanish. Bienvenidos al... Read More
Jan 22, 2008
A few days after the New Year, my mom commented to me, “Well I’m ready for spring!” It’s a long, cold haul until the first crocuses bloom, I thought, better get over it. For many immersed in the snow and freeze, winter brings gloom. For others, a... Read More
Jan 21, 2008
While packing with my wife for a recent ski hut trip, we were debating which sleeping bags to bring. In the hut, our lighter bags would certainly be ample, however what if we didn’t make it to the hut? Temps were forecasted for low single digits at... Read More