Traveling Trainers

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

Leave No Trace On The Superior Hiking Trail

Duluth, Minnesota : The Superior Hiking Trail is 326 miles of diverse and rugged landscape winding from the Wisconsin/Minnesota state-line along Lake Superior clear to the border of Canada. This trail has been in the making for over 3 decades and is now enjoyed by everyone from thru hikers to dog walkers. Here are some ways you can protect and preserve this place on your visit so the Superior Hiking Trail can continue to be enjoyed for years to come. Conditions on the trail can change quickly and drastically, be sure you plan ahead and prepare accordingly. Check for trail...

Traveling Trainers: Our Deuter Adventure

Devils Tower, WY: We rely on Deuter backpacks to keep our lives organized, whether we're on day hikes or overnights, navigating city streets or country roads. We're Subaru/Leave No Trace traveling trainers, and this is our Deuter Adventure. 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 communities across the country. Proud partners of this program include Subaru of America, REI, Eagles Nest Outfitters, Deuter, Thule, Taxa, and Klean Kanteen.

Boulder Associates Architects - Boulder, CO

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading an interactive presentation and discussion for employees of Boulder Associates Architects, educating staff about Leave No Trace outdoor skills and ethics. 

 

Gulf Islands National Seashore - Pensacola Beach, FL

Gulf Islands National Seashore will welcome the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for two days of programs, including:

Saturday, November 17 - Public Outreach Day 

Stop by the Leave No Trace booth at Fort Pickens Discovery Center from 9:30 am to 2 pm to meet the Traveling Trainers, engage in family-friendly Leave No Trace activities, and learn how to enjoy this special area while protecting its unique resources.

Sunday, November 18 - Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop & Training for park staff, volunteers, and partners

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.

Shenandoah National Park - Luray, VA

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers will be leading educational programs at Shenandoah National Park, one of ten Leave No Trace Gold Standard Sites.

Stop by the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center on Sunday, October 21 to meet the Traveling Trainers and learn how to minimize your impacts and protect the resources of this iconic national park during its peak season. 

On Monday, October 22, the Traveling Trainers will be leading an in-depth training for park staff, volunteers, and partners. 

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...

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