Leave No Trace Blogs

Sep 07, 2007
Recently, I traveled to the great state of New Mexico to walk the streets of Santa Fe. After getting my fill of art galleries, eateries, and shopping I decided to take a hike on the nearby trails to stretch my legs and have the opportunity to look... Read More
Sep 04, 2007
Thousands, if not millions, of people flocked to the outdoors this Labor Day weekend, marking another summer's end drawing near. I found myself with a co-worker at the JazzAspen festival in Snowmass, Colorado, enjoying good music and mountain air... Read More
Aug 30, 2007
Question: What do the following individuals share in common? A 14-year old Girl Scout in Fairfax, Virginia A middle-aged father with 4 kids, who enjoys a good game of golf A college student from Hong Kong A corporate lawyer in... Read More
Aug 30, 2007
Concerned about the environmental integrity of the Hawaii Superferry, the first passenger-vehicle ferry service between the Hawaiian Islands, protesters in kayaks, surf boards and canoes blocked the ferry's entrance to Maui's Nawiliwili Harbor on... Read More
Aug 28, 2007
This morning, Leave No Trace’s Sara Close and I met with representatives from the Access Fund, a national climbing advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. The Access Fund has been a Leave No Trace... Read More
Aug 28, 2007
The Leave No Trace program teaches skills. But, and perhaps more importantly, it aims to impart an ethic. And overriding outdoor ethic that will hopefully guide those who enjoy the out of doors in making good decisions. An ethic is defined in many... Read More
Aug 27, 2007
  Hello, I am proud to introduce myself as Leave No Trace’s current intern. Leave No Trace is a rewarding organization to work for and a great opportunity to learn the operations behind it all. Thus far it has been an exceptional ride learning... Read More
Aug 23, 2007
The Leave No Trace e-tour is successfully off and running bringing hands on Leave No Trace demonstrations, interactive games and general Leave No Trace education to select retail stores across the country. E-tour team members Kelly Bacon and... Read More
Aug 22, 2007
Hi! My name is Erika, and I work for the Leave No Trace Center in Boulder, Colorado. I have been working at the Center for almost five months, and I have loved every minute. I want to use my first blog to let you know who I am and what I do for... Read More
Aug 22, 2007
Respect wildlife, it sounds pretty straight forward. How do you define it for yourself? Some would say that if your presence alters an animal's behavior then you are too close. Does this apply to just large mammals, or the little guys as well? On... Read More