Leave No Trace Blogs

Mar 11, 2008
**Photo: The Leave No Trace principle, "Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces" is taught on a Japanese Trainer Course hosted by partner, Discovery U. Have you ever wondered how Leave No Trace applies on Mount Kilimanjaro, on the Galapagos Islands,... Read More
Mar 07, 2008
The upcoming election has the potential to be an exciting time for our country.  There are always many issues to consider when choosing your candidate.  I have been looking up websites online which evaluate the environmental positions of the 2008... Read More
Mar 07, 2008
As much as we love winter and the powdery white stuff that goes along with it, our thoughts are beginning to turn toward longer days and warmer weather. While tuning up your bike and dusting off your trail running shoes are two great ways to... Read More
Mar 05, 2008
…is a good book—I hear—and was also the title of the weather report Sunday night in Denver. On the screen were two photos of a city park. One of them pictured a sunny day filled with runners, walkers and Frisbee players in shorts/t-shirts; the other... Read More
Mar 03, 2008
The Leave No Trace staff has been busy discussing and updating the Leave No Trace strategic and operational plan for 2008. We have a robust agenda and I’d like to share some of it with you, our dedicated blog readers. Our 2008 goals work in... Read More
Mar 03, 2008
This past week, I had the opportunity to attend a two day conference on Sustainability. Many great ideas were presented by many great minds. Truly inspiring to see what is being done by individuals, scientists, and corporations. Breakout sessions... Read More
Feb 28, 2008
“We can talk trash all day.” My favorite quote in a recent article from USA Today, which features the greening of one household name… Subaru. A long-standing partner of Leave No Trace, and Title Sponsor of the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling... Read More
Feb 27, 2008
    I had a revelation on my hike this morning.  I often hike a trail near my house a few times a week and frequently see the same folks.  It is a bit of a neighborhood playground, with entire families out hiking, dogs included.  While I am... Read More
Feb 26, 2008
My family just returned from our third trip to Sayulita, a fishing village on the Pacific Coast of Nayarit, Mexico. Our timing each year straddles the breathtakingly divine and impeccably bad. The good: It is pre-season. The jungle is lush and the... Read More
Feb 26, 2008
I took my son on our biggest hike to date last Sunday. We did a 4.5 mile loop trail at our local open space preserve - Button Rock Preserve. I carried him for 4 miles in the backpack and he hiked .5 miles, which for someone with a 10" stride, is... Read More