Leave No Trace Blogs

Sep 29, 2015
Oskaloosa, KS: Jay Stires has been bringing Leave No Trace education to the Heartland for the last five years as the Leave No Trace Kansas state advocate. Jay is an exceptional person that not only cares about the outdoors, but also wants to share... Read More
Sep 28, 2015
Yosemite National Park, CA: So you like to get outside? And you’re female. Here are some considerations for how to feel clean and happy on the trail. 1.     Learn the hard skills. This is a no brainer. By continuing to build your outdoor education... Read More
Sep 28, 2015
Chicago, IL— Did you know that 30% of all the garbage produced in the world comes from the United States?  That’s an incredible amount considering that we have less than 5%  of the entire worlds population living here.  With 40% of our rivers... Read More
Sep 23, 2015
Bigfoot is our mascot because he has been Leaving No Trace for years. See what happens when he leaves the woods and helps out at the Leave No Trace offices in Boulder, CO. Thanks for watching and remember to be like the Center’s mascot Bigfoot and... Read More
Sep 19, 2015
Whidbey Island, WA: In preparation for attending the Yosemite Facelift clean up we did a little bear research, which inspired us to get the message out about respecting wildlife. Below is digital flip book you can use to refresh yourself on the... Read More
Sep 19, 2015
Great Falls, MD: A short drive outside of our nations capitol lies a historic national park, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. During the past few weeks, we have had the opportunity to venture back in time immersing ourselves in the story of a 19th... Read More
Sep 17, 2015
Telluride, CO: Smartwool’s slogan is appropriately; go far, feel good. As Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers we fully live this mantra. We travel around the country and put on free educational workshops thanks to the support from Smartwool and... Read More
Sep 15, 2015
Minneapolis, MN--Dastardly trash flitters across the parking lot as its potential captor follows in hot pursuit. Every gust of wind helps the debris slink between cars and roll around light posts as it takes aim for a precise exit by way of the... Read More
Sep 13, 2015
Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, WA: Everyday people seek the outdoors for adventure, kinship, exercise, solitude and all forms of enjoyment. Yet the places we have explored and adored for years are impacted by recreational use, some... Read More
Sep 12, 2015
Arnold, MD: At the end of a busy day, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers treat ourselves to relaxation by cooking delicious meals. Afterwards, we are left with a small mountain of cutlery, cutting boards, plates, and food scraps caked to... Read More