Awareness Workshops

The Kula Academy – Leave No Trace Outdoor Skills & Ethics Learning Series

Leave No Trace Three-Part Learning Series

Join us for a 3-part introduction to Leave No Trace principles and ethics. Sign up for the full course or take individual classes.

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Teams provide proven, research-based skills and education for getting outside in an environmentally sustainable way. This three-part learning series hosted by The Kula Academy and led by the Leave No Trace Teams will provide a deeper dive into Leave No Trace Trace outdoor skills and ethics, minimizing our impacts and enjoying the outdoors responsibly.

The series provides an excellent introduction to Leave No Trace principles and ethics for those less familiar or new to the outdoors, and is a great opportunity for experienced outdoor enthusiasts to recommit to practicing the latest and best Leave No Trace methods in their outdoor pursuits. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in online-based activities during each session.

What You’ll Learn – Series Overview:

  • Explore the hows and whys behind the Leave No Trace Seven Principles that protect the outdoors while minimizing our impacts to the land, soil, vegetation, water, wildlife, cultural resources and other visitors.
  • Leave No Trace guidelines to practice, promote and share whether in the backcountry, frontcountry, your favorite local parks and natural areas or in your everyday life.
  • Programs and resources of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and ways to get more involved.
  • Recommendations for getting outside during COVID-19, including Leave No Trace practices to keep ourselves, our communities and our outdoor spaces safe and healthy during this time.
  • Leave No Trace Social Media Guidelines

***All sessions will take place at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST/8:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST***

Topics by Session:

Session 1: Monday, November 2 

  • Leave No Trace Background & General Introduction
  • Principle 1: Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Principle 2: Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces

Session 2: Monday, November 9

  • Principle #3: Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Principle #4: Leave What You Find
  • Principle #5: Minimize Campfire Impacts

Session 3: Monday, November 16

  • Principle #6: Respect Wildlife
  • Principle #7: Be Considerate of Other Visitors
  • Leave No Trace Social Media Guidelines


Sign up for the full 3-part series or take individual classes that fit your needs.

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