Leave No Trace Blogs

Apr 05, 2016
Las Vegas, NV: When fishing take care not to introduce non-native species to water sources and surrounding areas. Pack out all un-used bait and dispose of properly. Thoroughly wash all equipment between fishing trips.   Helping keep our... Read More
Apr 04, 2016
Written by: Rob Stephens, Leave No Trace Arkansas State Advocate What comes to mind when you think about the fourth Leave No Trace principle, Leave What You Find or, the Frontcountry version, Leave It as You Find It? I suppose most... Read More
Apr 03, 2016
Dawsonville, GA: What is the, "duff"? Duff, is the layer of ground made up of leaves, sticks, and loose organic soil. This layer of duff can be easily compacted by tents at campsites. Avoid leaving your mark by fluffing the duff after your stay,... Read More
Mar 25, 2016
Kernville, CA: The Kern River Valley is being loved to death by visitors. With over 500,000 people coming to the valley each year, it’s become imperative to reach visitors with Leave No Trace education. With this thought in mind, Gary Ananian,... Read More
Mar 21, 2016
Isabella Lake, CA:  The 2016 Hot Spots are off to an amazing start at the Kern River in California.  Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, Jenna Hanger and Sam Ovett worked tirelessly to educate tourists on outdoor ethics.  Read the full article here. 
Mar 20, 2016
Springfield, MO: Excited for hammocking season, but worried about the impact of your hammock's straps on the trees?  Practice this simple tree-friendly tip on your next hammocking excursion to help reduce your impact. Steps: Collect a handful of... Read More
Mar 19, 2016
Jacksonville, FL: When you head out into the backcountry do you bring along a repair kit? We do, but we always look for ways to cut the weight and bulk out of our packs. Trekking poles offer a perfect place to store a repair kit staple, duct tape.... Read More
Mar 14, 2016
Ocala, FL: Heading out on a trail ride? Check out these Leave No Trace tips before heading out on your adventure! Plan Ahead and Prepare: check with land managers, local bike shops, local cycling groups and www.mtbproject.com for... Read More
Mar 10, 2016
Kernville, CA: Did you know that "bears are proficient at climbing, swimming and running at up to 35mph," according to the American Bear Association. This means that it is very important that we take the steps necessary to minimize our contact with... Read More
Mar 09, 2016
Everglades, FL: At the end of your day's paddle sure to leave what you find by checking the hull of your boat for any invasive species that may be attached. If you see anything, wipe the hull down to help prevent the spread of these hitchhikers from... Read More