Awareness Workshop

Lake Havasu BLM Field Office - Lake Havasu City, AZ

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be in Lake Havasu City, AZ working with our partners at the BLM Lake Havasu Field Office. Friday, February 9 will include a Leave No Trace workshop for agency staff and local recreation club leaders.

On Saturday, February 10, the Traveling Trainers will be educating mountain bikers and spectators at a Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) Race at the SARA Park Rodeo Grounds, 7200 Dub Campbell Pkwy. Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403. 

Coastal Conservation in Action: Choosing to Lead Conference - Jekyll Island, GA

The 2nd Annual Coastal Conservation in Action: Choosing to Lead Conference will bring together activists, students, volunteers, thought leaders, and others in celebration of Georgia’s coastal resources. The conference includes skill-building workshops, thought-provoking panel discussions, and interactive field trips for people of all walks of life to gain the knowledge and skills they need to take action to protect the coast.

Take These Tips to the Alpine

Franconia Notch, NH: This unique environment is home to hundreds of species of plants, insects, lichens, and wildlife. The organisms living here are only found in this elevation and environment, making them incredibly rare. When hikers visit during the day or on a backpacking trip, each step we take in the alpine creates the potential for big impacts to sensitive vegetation. It is up to each and every one of us to do our part while visiting alpine zones. Below are the essential tips and tricks to know for your next adventure in the mountains. Plan Ahead and Prepare...

Five Great Leave No Trace Educational Resources

Boulder, CO: Summer is slowly winding down and school is starting up, which means reading, writing, arithmetic…and Leave No Trace! We believe Leave No Trace should be part of every child’s educational experience. In fact, that’s the motivation behind our Leave No Trace for Every Kid initiative. While the Traveling Trainers reach thousands of kids each year with direct Leave No Trace education, we know that parents, teachers, scout leaders, camp staff, and everyone with kids in his or her life can play a pivotal role in helping them develop an outdoor ethic. While on the road...

Texas Children in Nature Summit Leave No Trace Youth Educator Workshop

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be offering a free Youth Educator Workshop for participants of the Texas Children in Nature (TCiN) Summit as well as members of the public. The two-hour workshop is geared toward teachers, guides, and other youth leaders. Participants will learn how to teach and communicate Leave No Trace information to youth through interactive games and activities.

UNC Wilmington - Wilmington, NC

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be conducting an Awareness Workshop for outdoor recreation leaders in the Adventure Trips program in the Department of Campus Recreation at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The workshop will include teaching tools for both being good stewards and teaching others about Leave No Trace.

Summit Middle School - Boulder, CO

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will teach 7th & 8th graders at Summit Middle School about:

- the decomposition rates of various trash items commonly found on public lands and in public waters highlighting the long-term effects of improperly disposing of these items.  

- identifying our own personal ethics and how that relates to our recreation experiences in the outdoors and the decisions we make in those situations

America's Newest National Park

First State National Historical Park, DE: The Beaver Valley is home to lush foliage, wildlife, vast rolling hills, and some our country’s earliest history. Nominated as a 2017 Leave No Trace Hot Spot, this newly established national park offers endless recreational activities for all families to enjoy. “Every Monday morning we pick up about thirty bags of litter from the Smith Bridge Picnic Area.” – Ethan McKinley, Superintendent Located next to the waters of the Brandywine Creek, the Smith Bridge Picnic Area is a beautiful place for families to enjoy...

How Many Piles of Poop in a Mile?: The Forest Park Hot Spot

How Many Piles of Poop in a Mile? Forest Park Hot Spot, June 19-26, 2017 Portland, OR: “It’s a forest in my backyard.” One visitor told us this on a cool June morning during the Forest Park Hot Spot in Portland, Oregon. She wasn’t exaggerating. Forest Park is the largest urban park in the United States. Just steps away from sidewalks, paved roads and, yes, lots of backyards, Forest Park is 5,172 acres of northwest forest in the middle of Portland. (By comparison, Central Park in New York City is 843 acres.) With 80 miles of wooded trails and forest roads, it’s a haven for daily walkers,...

Johnson & Johnson Green Team - Los Angeles, CA

Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be offering a Lunch N Learn workshop for employees at the Los Angeles Johnson & Johnson manufacturing facility.