Leave No Trace Blogs

Jun 20, 2013
Hunting is a great American pastime and helped shape many of our first public lands.  Hunting has the potential to be very impactful on the environment if individuals are careless with their actions.  The Leave No Trace Principles for Hunting cover... Read More
Apr 18, 2013
Roaring River State Park, Missouri: This past weekend we spent time fishing and hiking at a trout stocked, spring fed river in Missouri. Missouri State Parks stocks the Roaring River with up to 1,400 rainbow and brown trout on busy weekends for the... Read More
Apr 05, 2013
Carlsbad Caverns, Arizona: Caves are one of nature’s most amazing environments to explore and challenge oneself in. Unfortunately, visitors to caves can have an impact on the fragile features and wildlife that exists under our feet. If people use... Read More
Mar 28, 2013
Charleston, South Carolina: Over the past few weeks we have traveled through the Southeast along the coastlines of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The wildlife, sandy beaches, and recreational activities have been a treat for two people that... Read More
Mar 21, 2012
While most people familiar with Leave No Trace generally do not burn trash, those who are uninformed occasionally (or perhaps more often) burn trash in their campfire. While this seemingly innocent act may not cause seemingly significant immediate... Read More
Mar 09, 2012
Guest Blog byLinden Mallory, Senior Guide RMI Expeditions With mountaineering and climbing growing in popularity comes an added responsibility for climbers to reexamine our actions while we pursue our passion. For close to a decade the guides at RMI... Read More
Dec 02, 2011
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics recently completed work at Mount Rainier National Park’s Paradise Area, a 2011 Leave No Trace-designated “Hot Spot.” Located in Washington, Mount Rainier National Park receives up to two-million... Read More
Nov 16, 2011
Pickens County, SC.  While hiking at Table Rock State Park in South Carolina, we came across this signage at the trailhead.  This sign does a great job of not only citing the expectations the rangers have for pet owners in the park, but it also... Read More
Oct 27, 2011
Lopez Island - San Juan Islands, WA Sometimes it's not how many students are in a classroom that matters, but instead what they do with the information they have learned that counts most. Last weekend Team West was fortunate enough to share... Read More
Oct 26, 2011
This past Friday the e-tour wrapped up the Explore Your Parks 2011 series made possible by The North Face, Good Solutions Group and Angel Island State Park. A perfect setting to teach local school children, Angel Island easily illustrated the... Read More