Webinar: #RecreateResponsibly This Summer

Wednesday, June 24th @ 7pm EST/4pm PST

In July and August — the heart of the summer season — millions of people will flock to campgrounds, beaches, trails and rivers to soak in some nature. Our panel of experts will provide crucial insights for getting out—from close to home to the backcountry. Topics range from finding the ideal outside area, what you need to bring, and how to plan for a responsible, enjoyable outing. Join Leave No Trace staff and our guest panelists for an hour of practical, actionable advice from outdoor professionals.

Thanks to supporting partner Klean Kanteen.


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#Recreate Responsibly Webinar

The Panelists

  • Moderated by Dana Watts, Leave No Trace Center Executive Director.
  • Dr. Peter Newman, Recreation Scientist at Penn State, will present new research on how COVID-19 is shaping recreation patterns.
  • Roger Semler, National Park Service Chief of Wilderness Stewardship will share the most important Leave No Trace considerations when visiting national parks this summer.
  • Shannon Davis, Editorial Director of Backpacker magazine will discuss outdoor sports and how online festivals and community building is helping fill gaps in the experiences people crave.
  • Erin Collier, a Leave No Trace Field Educator, will focus on how to find suitable camping/hiking/other outdoor recreation venues this summer.
  • Lisa Jhung, as a freelance writer, Lisa regularly contributes to tiles such as Backpacker, Outside and Women’s Running. She’s the author of two books: Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running and Running That Doesn’t Suck.