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Leave No Trace in the news.

Festy Fun Leaves More Than Footprints

Even in attempt to practice Leave No Trace, the Maitreya festival in Australia is still seeing issues with waste. Find the full article here: Did you know the Center attends multiple music festivals to promote low-impact camping? Check out our calendar if you are interested in attending any of these festivals.

Mexico Beach Council Continues to Explore Leave No Trace

Council members in Mexico Beach, Florida continue to consider Leave No Trace in their efforts to minimize trash and impacts on wildlife in the area.

Bitterroot Forest Bans New Bolted Climbing Routes in Mill Creek

As the popularity of the Mill Creek climbing area in the Bitterroot National Forest continues to increase, so do it's user impacts. The District Ranger is working with the climbers' coalition and members of the public to develop an educational program for Leave No Trace climbing. Keep an eye out for the new brochures and posters later this spring at trailhead bulletin boards.

Outdoor Leadership Program Helps Students Develop Survival Skills

Read about students from Western Kentucky University and the inclusion of Leave No Trace in their Outdoor Leadership Program curriculum.

Native American Heritage Month

Heritage Sites is one of the many ethics cards in the Leave No Trace curriculum and this month we are highlighting the Heritage Sites tag since November is Native American Heritage month . Leave No Trace plays a role in this month and throughout the year by advocating for proper appreciation and travel among or within Native American Heritage Sites. Whether you are visiting a National Park or monument, State Park, a National Forest, or any other type of public land containing Native American ruins or artifacts consider the tips below. Leave No Trace has specific guidelines that coincide with...

Redlands Youths Learn About Leave No Trace at Kids' Day Outdoors

Redlands Conservancy writes on the attendance of the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers and their impact on the youth at Kids' Day Outdoors.

First Graders Work to Achieve Their Leave No Trace Awareness Award

Trumbull Times writes on the Tiger Cubs of Pack 164. The Cubs hit the trails on Sunday, October 12th to clean up garbage and recyclables along a local river. The first graders plan to take two more hikes while abiding by the Leave No Trace frontcountry guidelines.

Sierra Nevada College Launches 2014 Leave No Trace Campaign

Sierra Nevada College launched their 2014 Leave No Trace campaign on October 22nd! Take the pledge, earn points and win prizes. The campaign will run through December 9th and a grand prize will be awarded to the participant with the most points on December 10th! Join the campaign online at .

Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers in the News!

Laredo, TX: Check out the recent article by Courtney and Nick Bierschbach in Central Michigan University’s latest news letter! The full article can be found here on page 3! Leave No Trace’s Courtney and Nick Bierschbach 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.

Redlands Conservancy's 'Trails at 10' Events Begin October 11th

The fall Trails at 10 Series of Trail Excursions begins at 10 a.m. on October 11th with the Redlands Conservancy's participation in the California Coastal Cleanup Day. Visit the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer's booth, attend their workshop and accompany them on a hike where they will provide a practical experience in practicing the Leave No Trace Seven Principles! Be sure to check out other events listed in the article below!