Leave No Trace Blogs

Feb 12, 2008
Earlier this month, I attended the Shot Show, a trade show of more than 30,000 manufacturers, trade reps, retailers and media for the biggest shooting, hunting and outdoor trade show in the country. Various meetings are hosted during the show by the... Read More
Feb 08, 2008
Over the past week, I have been helping the Center to research a list of websites on the internet about sustainability and "going green."  Throughout my online searches I came across this ecological footprint quiz.       I try my best to... Read More
Feb 07, 2008
Are you a Master Educator, Trainer, a dedicated volunteer or any combination of the three? Well, if you answered yes, we want to hear your story. The first ten people who comment to this blog will receive some Leave No Trace swag. Here are some... Read More
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