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Top Ten Reasons To Not Practice Leave No Trace

Santa Fe, NM: 10. Wildlife won’t have to forage and hunt for food that is healthy and natural to their diets, so they can now enjoy Cheetos, hot dogs, and marshmallows found in a campsite that didn’t store their food properly. 9. Wildlife like bears and bison will be habituated and easier to take selfies with. 8. All the solid human waste left out on the surface near the trails will make great fertilizer. 7. Future generations will finally know that “Pat loves TJ” or “Pat is the coolest” on every tree or rock that he carves into. 6. It will be exciting and death defying playing chicken on...

Make a Splash

Galt, CA: Sometimes choosing the right path is harder than it seems. What if there is a BIG puddle in the middle of the trail? Would you walk through it? Let's consider, for a minute, the impacts of walking around the puddle and how those impacts might affect us. Lining the sides of most trails are leafy plants, delicate vegetation, grasses, and more--it is this vegetation that will be the first to suffer. As others follow our puddle free route, the vegetation will be trampled and there existence cut shorts...

Using the Thumb Trick: Keep a Safe Distance From Wildlife

New Paltz, NY: Would you like to learn about how we can respect wildlife while we are out on the trail by using the thumb trick? It's easy, make a thumbs up, extend your arm all the way, close one eye, and see if you can hide the animal with your thumb. If you can't hide the entire animal with your thumb take a few steps back and try again. When you can hide the whole animal, this means you are a safe distance from wildlife. Enjoy the trail! Steph and Andy – Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Team East Leave No Trace’s Stephanie Whatton and Andy Mossey are part of the 2016 Subaru/...

5 Tips to Leave No Trace on the Slopes

Vail, CO: Enjoy our latest video on how to minimize your impact on the slopes. Thanks for watching and remember to be like the Center’s mascot Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ - Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer West Central Team Leave No Trace’s Patrick and Theresa Beezley are part of the 2016 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, Deuter, Eagles Nest Outfitters, REI, and Smartwool,.

A 5 Year Old's Perspective On Leave No Trace

Winston-Salem, NC: One of the greatest gifts of being a Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer is getting to teach the message to the next generation - to see the joy on their faces when learning is just so inspiring. And this week we had the unique pleasure of sharing the Leave No Trace principles with family. After arriving in Winston-Salem Monday evening, we woke up bright and early to take our nieces to school. It was a big day for the four of us because we would be teaching at their school, Ward Elementary, all day long. We were excited to make a positive impression on so many...

Ward Elementary - Winston Salem, NC

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be offering a morning Leave No Trace program to a local school group in Winston Salem, NC.

 

Clemmons Presbyterian Church Workshop - Winston Salem, NC

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be conducting a Leave No Trace workshop for the CPC Hiking & Camping Clubs and local scout troops on Wednesday, January 13th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Clemmons Presbyterian Church

Girl Scout Troop 11808 - Alpharetta, GA

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be conducting a scout focused Leave No Trace workshop for Girl Scout Troop 11808 on Sunday, January 10th from 5 to 6:30 pm at Midway Methodist Church scout building in Alpharetta

Summit Hill Elementary - Milton, GA

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be offering a morning Leave No Trace program to a local school group in Milton, GA.

Mountain Discovery Charter School - Bryson City, NC

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be offering a Leave No Trace program to a local charter school in Bryson City, NC. 

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