Leave No Trace Blogs

Feb 19, 2016
Sedona, AZ: Desert Travel 101: Don't bust the crust! When traveling off trail in a desert environment in the American southwest you will likely encounter Cryptobiotic soil, or "desert glue". DO NOT Step on it!  Here's why: This fragile living... Read More
Feb 13, 2016
Grand Canyon, AZ: Ever wonder if your recreation is 100% Leave No Trace? Below, we walk you through some of the innocent mistakes people commonly make when enjoying the outdoors responsibly. P.S. - If you've been guilty of one of these less than... Read More
Feb 05, 2016
Hueco, TX: Do you know how to poop in the outdoors? Thanks for watching and remember to be like the Center’s mascot Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ - Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer West Central Team Leave No Trace’s Pat Beezley... Read More
Jan 31, 2016
High Falls, NY: Have you ever wondered why it is alright for bears and other wildlife to poo in the woods but not acceptable for our dogs? A bears diet consists mainly of natural plants and berries, while our pet's waste is considered unnatural. Dog... Read More
Jan 24, 2016
New Paltz, NY: Would you like to learn about how we can respect wildlife while we are out on the trail by using the thumb trick? It's easy, make a thumbs up, extend your arm all the way, close one eye, and see if you can hide the animal with your... Read More
Jan 22, 2016
Nantahala Gorge, NC: Many of our amazing outdoor adventures play out on or around a river corridor. We have discovered spectacular environments, filled with power and grace, in natures magical watery hallways. Waters capacity to carve out incredible... Read More
Jan 20, 2016
Vail, CO: Enjoy our latest video on how to minimize your impact on the slopes.  Thanks for watching and remember to be like the Center’s mascot Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ - Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer West Central Team ... Read More
Jan 17, 2016
Keene Valley, NY: With newly fallen snow in the Adirondacks, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers share how they Plan Ahead and Prepare for a ski tour in freezing temperatures.       Carrying essential items is of the utmost importance for... Read More
Nov 16, 2015
Tucson, AZ - I reach for a nearby water bottle and sip slowly to wet my lips. I slip my hand into the side pocket of our tent and immediately find my head lamp. After 8 months living out of a tent and working on the road as a Subaru/Leave No Trace... Read More
Nov 09, 2015
Breaux Bridge, LA--Wrapping up our 2015 Hot Spots, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers East Central Team discovered the importance, culture, and recreational impact surrounding the Bayou Teche.  In January, 2015, the waterway was designated... Read More

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