Traveling Trainers

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

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...

In An Age of Catastrophic Wildfire, Leave No Trace More Important Than Ever

Santa Fe, NM: Over 100 years ago, President Theodore Roosevelt established the U.S. Forest Service to manage what would become America’s 193-million acre national forests and grasslands for the benefit of all Americans. Today, that mission is being consumed by the ever-increasing costs of fighting fires. In the past 20 years, the portion of the Forest Service’s budget that is dedicated to fire was underestimated and as a result fire management started borrowing from other activities of the Forest Service, like recreation, restoration, invasive weed control, capital...

Cache In, Trash Out

Seattle, WA: Calling all geocachers! It’s time to Cache In, Trash Out (CITO). Twice a year, Geocaching highlights worldwide CITO cleanup events, where geocachers can give back to the trails and protected lands they love to explore. You can join this effort on Sept. 15-23, 2018, when geocachers and community groups work together to improve parks and other outdoor environments. Find a few geocaches in your neck of the woods, then head out into the literal woods for a day cleaning up litter, removing invasive species, building trails, and more. If you’re new to this, geocaching...

Cheaha State Park - Delta, AL

In 2016, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics announced 10 exemplary outdoor areas across the country to receive new Leave No Trace seal of approval as Leave No Trace Gold Standard Sites, including Cheaha State Park.

Water Canyon Recreation Area - Winnemucca, NV

In partnership with the Bureau of Land Management's Winnemucca Field Office, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be at the Water Canyon Recreation Area educating the public about minimizing their impacts and enjoying the outdoors responsibly in this popular multi-use area. 

Wilderness Words: Carr

Georgetown, Colorado: Traveling trainers are always talking about their cars. But today, we want to talk about the other type of carr. A carr is a variety of wetland characterized by low woody plants like willows and alders. It's like a swamp, but with shrubs instead of trees. When hiking through a carr, stay on the designated trail, even if your boots get wet. And they will get wet. Learn more in the video below: Leave No Trace's Joe and Joe are part of the 2018 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Program that provides free, mobile education to...

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