Leave No Trace Blogs

Mar 05, 2018
Paradise Valley, AZ: 2018's Hot Spot program is in full swing!   Our Hot Spot program identifies areas suffering from the severe impacts of outdoor activities - areas we believe can thrive again, by... Read More
Feb 24, 2018
Ocala National Forest, FL: Trash is an eyesore when hitting the trails! While on the road, we have observed (and picked up) our fair share of other peoples throw away items. Our favorite trails, and public spaces don’t always have... Read More
Feb 23, 2018
When you're first incorporating Leave No Trace into your outdoor adventures it can be hard to remember the 7 Principles. We use these hand signals to remember them. Great for both kids and adults! Principle #1: Principle #2: Principle #3... Read More
Feb 18, 2018
Authority of the Resource The Authority of the Resource technique is perfect for rangers, volunteers, and even everyday citizens who wish to educate others about Leave No Trace practices in a positive way that can actually make a difference... Read More
Feb 15, 2018
Leave No Trace is excited to be a part of the 2018 American Camp Association National Conference! For years, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and the American Camp Association have worked together to foster a sense of responsibility for... Read More
Feb 15, 2018
February 12, 2018 (Boulder, CO) With more than 12 billion visits to public lands every year, the need for Leave No Trace education and practices are more important now more than ever. As part of this effort, Leave No Trace Center... Read More
Feb 14, 2018
The Resource is a free monthly e-newsletter — sign up for it today!  Since it’s Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d share one of our staff’s best “Leave No Trace Cringe Date” stories — enjoy! “Just prior to our first date,... Read More
Feb 12, 2018
Cathedral City, California: In what may have been our bravest move of the year, each of us independently came up with a short-list of five road life tips when traveling and working full-time with your partner, in honor of... Read More
Feb 11, 2018
Page, AZ: So it's February. You've had a month to settle in to your New Year's Resolutions - and while they could be going great, some of us have inevitably done a bit of backsliding over the last month. Life has a way of getting in... Read More
Feb 07, 2018
Joshua Tree, CA: Do you or someone you know suffer from FOPO? Fear of packing out your toilet paper can be serious condition, but there are easy and effective ways of overcoming this challenge. Even if you don’t suffer from FOPO,... Read More