Leave No Trace Blogs

Nov 21, 2007
Yes, I said Free!  The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors by all.  We believe that education is the key to achieving this goal.  To that end, we want all... Read More
Nov 20, 2007
Did Aristotle get it right when he said, “Change in all things is sweet”? Over the summer, my family’s weekend camping getaway was, after years of a near solitude, suddenly teaming with gaggles of people, cars, RVs, and 4-wheelers. It’s a... Read More
Nov 16, 2007
Recently North Moench and Ella Goodbrod finished up their second year as Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. We would like to bid North and Ella a very fond farewell as they have decided to move on to pursue new adventures. North and Ella... Read More
Nov 15, 2007
I just read a disheartening article about the poor condition of the National Mall in Washington D.C. http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-11-13-nationalmall_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip(link The article detailed a number of issues the Mall is... Read More
Nov 14, 2007
Hello all-   I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the individuals and organizations who received grants for our PEAK program (Promoting Environmental Awareness with Kids).     Through grant proposals, pictures, and... Read More
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