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The Joy of Teaching Kids Leave No Trace

Incline Village, Nevada: Incline Village Elementary School is a partner of Leave No Trace and their support is shown through their commitment to providing Leave No Trace education to all of their 500 students. Preschoolers up to fifth grade students took part in learning about how they can minimize their impact every area from their local parks, ski resorts, Lake Tahoe, to the wilderness surrounding their community. The kids at Incline are definitely fortunate to live in the beautiful area that they do and their teachers and principal recognize that and want to not only foster a love of the...

The First Hot Spot of 2015!

Saguaro National Park, AZ: Standing in the sun gazing over the brown and tan landscape, one can’t help but feel amazed at the presence of the saguaro. These green giants tower over the desert in astounding numbers dominating the landscape. As a Hot Spot, Saguaro National Park was selected because of several large impacts occurring: invasive species, undesignated trail use, and littering. To raise awareness and show the community what they could do to minimize these impacts we worked with volunteers, park staff, girl scouts, retailers, elementary schools, universities and more! Our week...

Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers-2014

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers Program started in 1999 and has been inspiring millions of people to Leave No Trace ever since. Thanks to the Partners that support this program and help us travel the country. · Subaru of America · Coleman · Hi-Cone · REI · Smartwool The numbers are finally out about the impact the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers had throughout the country in 2014. · Between four teams, 649 events were held in 43 states coast to coast. · The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers reached 15 million people through their outreach efforts. · 104,000 people...

The Festy Experience and the Infamous Stringdusters

The Infamous Stringdusters , Keen Footwear , Mountain Hardwear , and Kleen Kanteen all helped make the Festy Experience outside of Roseland, Virginia a meaningful and educational experience for the festivarians in attendance. Watch our video on the Leave No Trace campsite challenge at the Festy Experience. Thanks for watching and remember to be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ Leave No Trace’s Patrick and Theresa Beezley are part of the 2014 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Program that provides free, mobile education to communities across the country. Proud partners of...

Cleanest Campsite Challenge/Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Leave No Trace and Planet Bluegrass hosted the Campsite Challenge at Telluride Bluegrass Festival to see which campsites were clean, sustainable, and creative. Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks for watching and remember to be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ Leave No Trace’s Patrick and Theresa Beezley are part of the 2014 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Program that provides free, mobile education to communities across the country. Proud partners of this program include Subaru of America, Coleman, Hi-Cone, REI, Smartwool and Yakima.

Muddy Buddy Adventure Series

If you live in the Los Angeles area then come out for the Muddy Buddy Adventure Series . The race will be held at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park on October 26 th . This is not your typical race though; there will be 8-10 different military style obstacles that partners have to complete together. At the end of the grueling race you and your teammate have to crawl through the mud pit to become muddy buddies! There are different events for people of different ability levels and ages. There is a mini muddy buddy race for the kids and you can even bike the course as well. This event is sponsored...

Selecting a campsite

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces involves making the best decision you can to lesson the impact your campsite will have on an area. You want to make sure that you are 200 feet from water and trails in the Backcountry, when selecting a site. In the Frontcountry you want to camp in designated areas, and stay within the boundaries of the designated campsite. Use your best judgment when selecting a backcountry campsite. Select an area that consists of durable surfaces, such as rock, sand, dry grass, or compacted dirt. Decide if your group would be better off in a pristine campsite, or an...

Education in Motion: Where to find the Traveling Trainers in June & July.

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers are conducting the following training events across the country in June and July. Check out the Team Calendars - sort by Team or by your state for the most up to date event listings. For more information about these events or to attend, visit the event calendar . We hope to see you on the road! Want the Traveling Trainers to join you for your event or training? REQUEST A VISIT FROM THE TRAVELING TRAINERS! California: High Sierra Music Festival - Quincy Colorado: National Get Outdoors Day – Denver Eddie Bauer – Lone Tree Active Interest Media –...

Campfires

For some campers, a campfire is essential for a campout. A campfire provides light, heat, smores, and can also be an inspiring sight on a campout. Leave No Trace is not against fires in the backcountry or frontcountry. Leave No Trace recommends the responsible use of campfires, so people can enjoy them and to minimize campfire impacts. Thanks to warm fabrics, headlamps, and camp stoves, fires are not as necessary as they once were. There are a lot of ways to enjoy a campfire without leaving an impact on the land. Some options for a minimum impact fire are: to not have one if you do not need...

The Fate of a Careless Hand

See what Big Foot has to say about Disposing of Waste Properly! The Leave No Tres: Volume II from Leave No Trace on Vimeo . The Ninjas for Nature Presents: The Fate of a Careless Hand Starring: Big Foot - Master of the High Council of Ethics Brought to You By: Dani & Roland - Team West

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