Awareness Workshop

Campfire Alternatives

Amboy, CA: We are about to blow your outdoors-loving world. Ready? You can have fun camping WITHOUT A CAMPFIRE. Yes, we mean it. And, for the record, Leave No Trace is not anti-campfire. We, too, grew up roasting s’mores and hot dogs over campfires; that is, if by roasting, you mean burning into oblivion. We’ve strummed guitars and had deep (okay,“deep”) discussions by flickering flames. So we’re not anti-campfire. What we are is pro-responsible campfire and, sometimes, that means choosing to go fire-free. Maybe there’s not enough fuel to make a fire without destroying vital habitat or food...

Olympic National Park Gold Standard Site Visit - Port Angeles, WA

In 2016, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics announced 10 exemplary outdoor areas across the country to receive new Leave No Trace seal of approval as Leave No Trace Gold Standard Sites, including Olympic National Park.

Gold Standard designation is part of the Center’s ‘Leave No Trace in Every Park’ initiative that recognizes outdoor spaces demonstrating the highest standard of practicing and promoting Leave No Trace ethics.

How to Bring Leave No Trace to Your Community

Tucscon, AZ: We've been on the road for 10 months now, and often, folks just can't get enough of Leave No Trace. Once they see how effective Leave No Trace can be, they want Leave No Trace programming to come to their organization or local park. Ever wondered how to get Leave No Trace education into your community? Here are three ways to help share the Leave No Trace love: Bring in the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers Here at the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, we have four teams of two that travel the country specifically teaching Leave No Trace...

BLM Needles Field Office Staff Training - Needles, CA

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading a staff training for the BLM Needles and BLM Lake Havasu Field Offices.

BLM Needles Field Office Scouting Programs - Needles, CA

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be joining staff of the BLM Needles Field Office to offer fun and engaging games, activities, and educational workshops for regional Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts.

California State University San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be on site at California State University San Bernardino offering two programs:

1. Tabling on campus in front of the student union from 11am - 2pm

2. Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop from 7pm - 9pm for volunteer outdoor trip leaders for CSUSB and others interested in learning the latest techniques and practices to minimize your impacts while enjoying the outdoors. Location: Student Recreation and Wellness Center room 203

Do You Suffer from FOPO?

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, check out this video for the best ways to deal with toilet paper in the outdoors. Why such a fuss about toilet paper left outdoors? Toilet paper can take several months (yes, months) to decompose when left outside. Who loves used toilet paper? Flies! Know what else flies love? Landing on your granola bar right before you take a BIG bite…yuck!...

Camp Backcountry, Backcountry Wilderness Area - Littleton, CO

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading fun and engaging Leave No Trace games and activities for campers in the Backcountry Base Camp, located at the Backcountry Wilderness Area, 8,200 acres of conservation space in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Nellis AFB - Nevada

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be conducting an interactive and engaging workshop for Outdoor Recreation Adventure Trip volunteers, the Nellis AFB Boy Scout troop, and Airmen of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases.

Event not open to the public. 

 

SSPRPA Day Camp Workshop - Tinley Park, IL

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be among the speakers at a day long workshop and camp staff training for the South Suburban Park and Recreation Professional Association. The SSPRPA is made up of 250+ professionals in the field of parks and recreation, professors, and students in the field as well as  a group of Associate Members from a variety of businesses associated with recreation. One of the main focuses of SSPRPA is bringing Recreation Professionals together through valuable committees to work together, network and offer programs for each other.

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