Traveling Trainers

Any information pertaining to the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program

Incline Elementary School - Incline Village, NV

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading interactive games and activities for 2nd through 5th graders at Incline Elementary School, educating students about Leave No Trace practices and stewardship of their local environment and beyond. 

 

Utah Valley University - Orem, UT

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be joining Outdoor Recreation students at Utah Valley University for an interactive program on incorporating Leave No Trace into all of their outdoor pursuits.

Beyond Packing It Out

Shenandoah National Park, VA: “I already know Leave No Trace. Pack it in, pack it out…it’s common sense, right?” As Traveling Trainers, we hear this a lot when we’re out talking to people about Leave No Trace. One woman even told us, a bit disdainfully, “I don’t understand why we need a group for that.” We can sympathize. As kids, a lot of us heard, “Take only photographs and leave only footprints” almost as often as, “Wash your hands” or “Look both ways!” But there’s more to Leave No Trace than wise adages and throwing away granola bar wrappers. Think about those...

Leaving No Trace in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Duluth, MN: Like many outdoor enthusiasts, we have been itching to get to the Boundary Waters for years. Lucky for us, our path as Traveling Trainers allowed us to spend four days paddling through this unique wilderness area. With around 250,000 visitors annually, the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area is one of the most visited wildernesses in the country. Visitors to the Boundary Waters portage and paddle their way through 1.1 million acres and over 1,000 lakes. The Boundary Waters is a place that preserves the wilderness spirit and experience for all to enjoy, and it...

Blue Lakes, Colorado Another Leave No Trace Hot Spot Success

Ridgway, CO : Our recent Hot Spot at Blue Lakes in Southwest Colorado was a huge success in addressing human waste issues, illegal campfires, and vegetation damage. Learn more about this Hot Spot below. Watch this video to learn how you can protect Blue Lakes on your next visit: Practice these Leave No Trace tips on your next visit: Campfires are banned to protect sensitive alpine vegetation and trees. Keep warm and do your cooking on a portable camp stove. Don't let Toilet Paper become Colorado's state flower. Pack out all toilet paper and...

2018 National Wilderness Workshop - Gunnison, CO

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be on site October 11-12 at the 2018 National Wilderness Workshop,  sharing the latest in Leave No Trace education, research, and practices and how to get more involved with Center initiatives.

National Park Service Southeast Utah Group- Moab, UT

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading an Awareness Workshop and training focused on Authority of the Resource and Effective Communication of Leave No Trace for agency staff and partners from the National Park Service Southeast Utah Group.

 

Arches National Park - Moab, UT

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be at the Visitor Center of Arches National Park from 1 pm - 4 pm  educating park visitors about Leave No Trace skills and ethics and how to protect the unique and fragile desert ecosystems of this iconic national treasure. 

 

Canyonlands National Park - Moab, UT

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be at the Island in the Sky District Visitor Center of Canyonlands National Park, educating park visitors about both frontcountry and backcountry Leave No Trace skills and ethics and how to protect the unique desert ecosystems of this iconic national treasure. 

 

A Leave No Trace Guide to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Munising, MI: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore offers a bit of everything the upper peninsula of Michigan is known for. Whether you hike, backpack, paddle, birdwatch, picnic or ice climb, this park has something for you. But with ease of access improvements and the nationwide increase in outdoor recreation, the area is facing significant impact pressure. Visitation to Pictured Rocks has increased by 40% over the last four years! This led to the area being nominated as a 2018 Hot Spot . Traveling Trainers spent a week at Pictured Rocks working with National Park staff to...

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