Backyard Session with the Maine Steering Committe - Freeport, ME

Event type: 
Awareness Workshops
Date: 
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 2:00pm to Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
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Description: 

<p>You are cordially invited to a Leave No Trace Backyard Session hosted by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and the Leave No Trace in Maine Steering Committee. The workshop will be held December 2, 2011 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm in the Sugarloaf Meeting Room at the L.L.Bean flagship store in Freeport, Maine.*Use the employee entrance near the giant Bean boot! At this workshop, you&#39;ll meet the Steering Committee, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, Kate Bullock and Tracy Howard from the Leave No Trace Center, and other Leave No Trace practitioners and advocates. You&#39;ll learn what resources are available to support your Leave No Trace education efforts, and how we can support one another and collaborate to stretch our resources in these lean budget times. We will learn from you and from one another; please plan to contribute ideas for improving Leave No Trace training and outreach in Maine and focusing the energy of the Leave No Trace in Maine Steering Committee. **See agenda below. The L.L.Bean Winter Sports Festival starts on December 2 as well, and maybe this is the time to finish (or start?) your Christmas shopping. We&acirc;&euro;&trade;ll have snacks and pizza to get you through the afternoon. We&acirc;&euro;&trade;ll send you home with some Leave No Trace booty compliments of the Leave No Trace Center, and with a little luck, a great door prize too. We are all targeting many of the same people in our education efforts. Please come to share, to learn, and to support Leave No Trace education in Maine. RSVP by calling Charlie Jacobi (288-8727) or email charlie_jacobi@nps.gov <mailto:charlie_jacobi@nps.gov> ASAP or by Wednesday November 30, but don&acirc;&euro;&trade;t wait. Do it now! Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you there. Leave No Trace in Maine Steering Committee John, Andrea, Ward, Charlie, Peter, Brenda, Geoff, Rex, Chris, Marcia, and Gabe Backyard Sessions Details: Where: Sugarloaf Meeting Room at the L.L.Bean flagship store in Freeport, Maine *Use the employee entrance located near the giant Bean boot! We&acirc;&euro;&trade;ll have someone at the door to let you in. Agenda: 1:30 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; 2:00 Registration / Refreshments 2:00 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; 2:20 Welcome and Introductions 2:20 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; 2:40 Leave No Trace Update 2:40 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; 3:00 How can the Steering Committee support your education efforts? 3:00 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; 3:15 Break 3:15 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; 3:35 How can we promote LNT more widely in Maine? 3:35 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; 3:50 Wrap up. Where do we go from here? 4:00 FREE Pizza Invitees: Land managers, outdoor educators, professional guides, camp and university program leaders, teachers, anyone with an interest in Leave No Trace. Purpose: To meet and network with the Leave No Trace community in Maine, explore opportunities for collaboration and prioritize projects for the Leave No Trace in Maine Steering Committee</mailto:charlie_jacobi@nps.gov></p>

Host Contact Name: 
Charlie Jacobi