Traveling Trainers

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

Castlewood State Park - Ballwin, MO

Join the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers at Castlewood State Park outside of St. Louis for a day of outreach!

Campfires

For some campers, a campfire is essential for a campout. A campfire provides light, heat, smores, and can also be an inspiring sight on a campout. Leave No Trace is not against fires in the backcountry or frontcountry. Leave No Trace recommends the responsible use of campfires, so people can enjoy them and to minimize campfire impacts. Thanks to warm fabrics, headlamps, and camp stoves, fires are not as necessary as they once were. There are a lot of ways to enjoy a campfire without leaving an impact on the land. Some options for a minimum impact fire are: to not have one if you do not need...

Education in Motion: Where to find the Traveling Trainers in May & June

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers are conducting the following training events across the country in May and June. Check out the Team Calendars - sort by Team or by your state for the most up to date event listings. For more information about these or to attend, visit the event calendar . We hope to see you on the road! Want the Traveling Trainers to join you for your event or training? REQUEST A VISIT FROM THE TRAVELING TRAINERS! Colorado: National Get Outdoors Day – Denver Telluride Bluegrass Festival – Telluride Osprey Packs - Cortez Illinois: Girl Scouts of Central Illinois –...

Volunteers

This past weekend we traveled to Hutchinson, Kansas to work with the Quivera Council Encampment. The Encampment was held at the Kansas State Fairgrounds and had over 5,000 Boy Scouts and leaders in attendance. The Encampment was made possible by the large amount of volunteers that helped staff the event. When we think about Leave No Trace’s efforts to teach and connect people to the outdoors, we cannot help but think abut how vital volunteers are to the Center’s Mission. Leave No Trace’s Mission Statement: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people how to enjoy the outdoors...

Everyday is Earth Day

Each year, April 22 marks the celebration of Earth Day, uniting together peoples of all nations and cultures, around an initiative for environmental service and awareness. Earth day is a time for both reflection and action, challenging us all to create a brighter, more sustainable future. Our planet is the foundation of our existence and plays an indispensable role in the well being of all living things. Earth day reminds us that we need to take care of our world just as our world takes care of us. However, one day a year is not sufficient to combat the environmental challenges we are faced...

Leave No Trace Fishing

Roaring River State Park, Missouri: This past weekend we spent time fishing and hiking at a trout stocked, spring fed river in Missouri. Missouri State Parks stocks the Roaring River with up to 1,400 rainbow and brown trout on busy weekends for the 600 plus anglers that visit and attempt to either catch their first fish or a lunker. There are over 50 million anglers in United States, making it one of the most popular and oldest sports. With such a large amount of people getting out to use the nation’s waterways, utilizing Leave No Trace skills and ideas can alleviate the impacts that anglers...

When Nature Calls

Sometimes nature calls at the worst time - It's our job as ninjas to always be prepared. Planning Ahead and Preparing is an essential skill to practice if we are going to act like ninjas and Leave No Trace on the places we all love to visit! Remember if you fail to plan, you plan to fail...and Ninjas never fail! The Leave No Tres: Volume III from Leave No Trace on Vimeo . The Ninjas for Nature Present: When Nature Calls Starring: Grass Face - Defender of the Voice of the Land Enjoy! - dani & roland

Joining Together for a Healthy Planet

Santa Barbara, CA: Meaningful relationships make the world go round. Relationships come in all shapes and sizes, however, the best relationships are with those that help us grow, provide support and encourage us to keep moving forward. The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics would not be the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program if it weren’t for our loyal members and dedicated partners. These meaningful relationships allow The Center to continue its mission and teach people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly and ensure the long-term health of our natural world. This...

Arkansas Adventure Programming Conference - Jasper, Arkansas

Northern Arkansas is home to the Buffalo River; the first Wild and Scenic River, amazing rock climbing areas, acres of forests, and beautiful scenery. Leave No Trace has a strong presence in Northern Arkansas, thanks to the University of Arkansas, Lyon College, University of the Ozarks, Henderson State University, and Oachita Baptist University. These five universities along with many others, put on the Arkansas Adventure Programming Conference (ARAP) in Horseshoe Canyon Ranch. The ARAP is a student-centered conferences based on helping students from various universities unite with each other...

Trainers in Paradise

Santa Barbara, CA: "The American Riviera" is abounding with life, wild beauty, and a myriad of opportunities to explore and engage with the unique and awe striking landscape. The city is nestled between the rugged Pacific coastline and the Santa Ynez mountains which creates an ideal climate found in only four other places on Earth. The areas Mediterranean climate allows for a tropical environment and nearly 300 days of sunshine. Off the coast, t he Channel Islands National Park can be seen floating in the Pacific where it sits separated and untouched by modern civilization. There is no lack...

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