Traveling Trainers

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

Subaru owners show off their rides at Overland Expo

Flagstaff, AZ : We’re not the only ones living out of our car. Each May, 14,000 people descend on Northern Arizona with their tricked-out lived-in vehicles for the annual Overland Expo West. This massive event celebrates self-guided travel, exploring by vehicle, camping every night, and living life on an endless road trip. Sound familiar? We spotted a few Subarus among the herd of much more massive RVs at this annual mechanical rendezvous, and decided to ask a few owners what they love about their Subaru, and how they Leave No Trace when they’re exploring their world…...

Colorado Early Colleges High School - Colorado Springs, CO

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading an Awareness Workshop for high school students in the Outdoor Leadership Class, educating them on the Seven Principles and how to be good outdoor stewards and leaders through Leave No Trace skills and ethics.

How to Leave No Trace in City Parks

Washington, DC.: Visiting your local city park is a great way to get outdoors and connect with nature. While these parks are a little different than visiting the backcountry, humans can still have a big impact on the landscape. There are some things you will want to take into consideration when visiting to help minimize those impacts. Consider the paths you take while walking around the park. When you can, stick to trails or boardwalks to avoid damaging non-durable vegetation. Try not to cut corners or take shortcuts, as these areas can be hot spots for impacts. When you do veer off the main...

Kanarra in the Coal Mine

KANAB, UTAH-- The Joes started the year in Southern Utah, which seemed like another planet compared to our Midwestern roots. Slot canyons are wild, y’all! Immediately after hiking part of Buckskin Gulch, we stopped at a Kanab coffeeshop, picked up a copy of The Southern Utah Independent , and saw a story that caught our eyes. Local land managers had imposed fees on a similar slot canyon just 50 miles northwest. Why? Human waste! According to the SU Independent , Kanarra Falls Canyon has seen a significant uptick in users with an equivalent increase in impacts,...

River Management Society Symposium & National Trails System Conference - Vancouver, WA

Leave No Trace will be at the 2018 River Management Society Symposium & National Trails System Conference in Vancouver, WA from October 22-25, 2018. These conferences are part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act and National Trails System Act. 

GoPro Mountain Games - Vail, CO

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be joining our partners at Tec Labs, makers of Tecnu, at the GoPro Mountain Games on Saturday, June 9, educating the public about protecting the outdoors while minimizing our impacts. Stop by to meet our Traveling Trainer team, test your Leave No Trace knowledge, and learn tips and techniques to Leave No Trace while enjoying the outdoors! 

University of Wisconsin - River Falls - River Falls, WI

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading a Leave No Trace workshop during a class on Leadership in School-Based Adventure Education at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

University of Wisconsin - River Falls is an educational partner of Leave No Trace.


University of Dayton - Dayton, OH

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be visiting the University of Dayton, offering a free Leave No Trace program on campus at 7pm.

A sampling of what you will learn:

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center - Casper, WY

In partnership with the  Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (NHTIC) in Casper, Wyoming on August 22 leading a morning workshop and training for BLM staff, parters, and volunteers. In the afternoon, the Traveling Trainers will be on site in the NHTIC from 12:30 - 4 pm educating visitors about Leave No Trace principles and ethics and how to protect these national treasures. 

PEAK Summer Camp - Mt. Pleasant, MI

Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading fun and engaging Leave No Trace games and activities for 2nd through 6th grade campers participating in the PEAK Summer Camp program with the City of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.