Awareness Workshop

Are You a Considerate Mountain Biker?

Worley, ID : Whether you travel on two feet or on two wheels, word on the trail is that mountain bikers and hikers CAN get along! Are you a considerate mountain biker? Find out if the cyclist in our video can win over the wary hiker and read on for easy things you can do to be a bike ambassador on the trail. 1. Mountain bikers yield to everyone else. Because of their speed and mechanical advantage, cyclists should pause and move off trail, if necessary, to allow hikers and horses to safely pass. For an easy way to yield the trail AND look pro, practice the...

Leave No Trace Skills: Hammock Camping

Bar Harbor, ME: Did you know… Hammocks generally leave a very small footprint and are good examples of minimum impact shelters? There is nothing better than hanging tree side in your hammock for a bit of relaxation. Keep reading to learn how to protect your campsite from potential hammock specific impacts. If you are new to hammock camping or already have a bit of experience the following are a few tricks that will help you to lounge in the most Leave No Trace way. Good campsites are found not made. Set up your hammock camp at least 200 feet from water, trails and other...

Kids Adventure Games - Vail, CO

The Kids Adventure Games™ offers kids, ages 6 through 14, the opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing. The races emphasize teamwork, problem solving, sportsmanship, environmental awareness and fun. The kids cross the finish line, muddy, sweaty, smiling and full of pride. The intent of the Kids Adventure Games™ is  to be challenged yet have fun, be determined, develop good character, sportsmanship, teamwork, build grit and resiliency, be able to think on your feet and finish the day with a smile.

Leave No Trace Minnesota: Fire - campfire program

Join the Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter for a campfire program to learn the seven principles of Leave No Trace and play outdoor games for more learning fun. Participants will make a Leave No Trace-friendly game to take home with them. 

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Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter - Minnesota State Fair, DNR Stage

The Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter will be returning to the DNR stage at the state fair for our 5th consecutive year. Visit our information booth and have a seat at the stage to take in an entertaining presentation and learn more about Leave No Trace.

 

Leave No Trace Minnesota: Outdoor Games - campfire program

Join the Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter for a campfire program to learn the seven principles of Leave No Trace and play outdoor games for more learning fun. Participants will make a Leave No Trace-friendly game to take home with them.

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Leave No Trace Minnesota: "Something’s Fishy​" campfire program

Join the Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter for a campfire program to learn the seven principles of Leave No Trace and practice the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku to make fish prints of native fish species to take home.  Campfire programs are fee to all campers, other park admissions apply.

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Leave No Trace Seven Principles Rap

Boulder, CO: The member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics protects the outdoors by teaching people to enjoy it responsibly. It is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands. Through targeted education, research and outreach, the Center ensures the long-term health of our natural world. One way we reach the public is through the creative freedom of our Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program consists of four teams of two educators that travel across the country in Subarus teaching people how to...

Update Your Camping Kit for Leaving No Trace

Lone Pine, CA: As the snow melts, camping season is starting to pick up across the U.S. Packing up the car and hitting the open road this weekend is a ticket to freedom and exploration. You have all of the basic necessities, a stove, cooler, tent and sleeping bags. All this preparation begs the question though; when was the last time you updated your car camping kit for leaving no trace? Read below for just a few of our recommendations for minimum impact living for life on the road. Gaia App: Download this app to have access to detailed maps for any adventure. Accurate, high...

Martin Park Nature Center Hot Spot

Oklahoma City, OK: Have you ever been to Oklahoma City? Oklahoma City is home to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Paseo Art District, grain silos repurposed into climbing gyms, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum and the Martin Park Nature Center. According to their website the "Martin Park Nature Center is a hub for nature exploration and education for visitors of all ages. Guided hikes, education programs and an interactive learning center provide visitors a place to learn about nature and wildlife in a serene, suburban environment.” Leave No Trace has been in Oklahoma City for the...

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