Awareness Workshop

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop - Frontcountry Camping

Those interested in learning the principles of Leave No Trace; families, scouts, hikers, students, trail crews etc. will benefit from this informative session.  Tools will be presented so we can become better outdoors and nature stewards. The  goal is to encourage simple acts of environmental activism and teach Leave No Trace principles. It's easy. From teaching a kid the importance of not feeding wildlife, planning and preparing the trip to picking up trash on the trail. I will show you all the ways to LEAVE NO TRACE! Program will start at the Visitors Center

Education in Motion: Where to find the Traveling Trainers in JULY

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, as well as the Leave No Trace e-tour Team are conducting the following training events across the country in July. For more information about these or to attend, visit the event calendar. We hope to see you on the road! Want to host the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for an event? REQUEST A VISIT FROM THE TRAVELING TRAINERS! Check out the Team Calendars - sort by Team or by your state! Colorado: Planet Bluegrass Rockygrass Music Festival - Lyons Florida: Boy Scout Troop 5 - Crawfordville Kentucky: Tim Horton Camp Kentahten -...

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop at the Mohawk Trail State Forest at 7 pm for youth and families in the lower pavillion

Day Campin' in Delaware

Summertime means summer camp, and what better type of summer camp than Cub Scout day camp? On Tuesday, the Leave No Trace e-tour Team rolled into Delaware and visited two different day camps from the Del-Mar-Va Council along with Travis McCormick, one of Frank's Scouting friends and an all-star professional Scouter. With a group of excited Scouts, we explored some of the best highlights of Leave No Trace -- Trash Your Trash and the elusive cathole. Our first visit was to the brand new Akridge Scout Reservation in Dover, a beautiful stretch of 85 acres developing into a first class camp. With...

Welcome to the Maine Events

A week in review... We have the pleasure of spending the next three weeks criss-crossing the great state of Maine as we explore, bike, hike, and most importantly work with numerous groups that are interested in learning about Leave No Trace. Last week, we began our tour at the Round Top Farm in Damariscotta, ME, where we met up with The Maine Steering Committee. The committee is comprised of dynamic Leave No Trace Master Educators and Advocates, including Charlie Jacobi, Acadia National Park; Marcia and Gabe Williamson, former Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, current Leave No Trace...

Del-Mar-Va Council Cub Scout Camp

The Leave No Trace e-tour team will be joining the Cub Scouts, staff, and volunteers at Lum's Pond camp for the Del-Mar-Va Council of the Boy Scouts of America for an afternoon of Leave No Trace learning and activities!

Totally Tetons

With a backdrop as iconic as the Grand Tetons, the importance of practicing and spreading the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace easily comes to the forefront. We've spent the last three days holding a cavalcade of workshops for park guests, and the staff of both Grand Teton Lodge Company and Flagg Ranch. Visitors converge here from around the globe to experience world renown screnery and wildlife. We found that a common ground of marvel and wonderment regarding the out of doors served as a perfect jumping off point for our speaking to guests about Leave No Trace. We're hoping those who...

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge presents, " A Forum on Creating Responsible Outdoor Behaviors". Encouraging families to partake in nature, while beneficial for them, leaves an impact on natural areas. Learn Leave No Trace Principles and try games that you can incorporate nto YOUR nature programs to influence behaviors.

To register, go to: www.surveymonkey.com/s/LNT2012

Forces of Nature

Stewards of natural resources and nature, the Natural Lands Trust in Pennsylvania owns 40 properties with 21,000 acres as well as conservation easements on more than 19,000 acres. How do they save land, steward natural resources, and connect with nature? They manage it through volunteers in their Force of Nature program and high quality professional staff, of course. This weekend, the Leave No Trace e-tour team stopped in for two different training sessions with these groups to talk about the principles of Leave No Trace, how to apply them in frontcountry settings, and the ways to approach...

Klamath Falls Recap

In A Sand County Almanac , Aldo Leopold wrote that “the land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land.” Maybe it’s time for us to flip that idea on its head, and think of bringing Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics from our backcountry into a community-based approach, a goal the Center has been focusing on over the past few years. By addressing environmental stewardship across different components of a community – land managers, schools, Scout troops, volunteer groups, and community leaders – we can...

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