Traveling Trainers

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

Monkeying Around in Franklin, NC!

Tracy uses "Sparks" the camp stove to teach Be Careful With Fire Franklin, NC. Franklin is a mountain town nestled in the Nantahala National Forest . There is no shortage of recreational activities in this region of the country. The Traveling Trainers were on hand to visit local schools, provide an evening program at the library, and set up a booth at the Franklin Trail Days event. This event is catered to the cadre of hikers that are attempting to through hike the Appalachian Trail (AT). Yes, that is right, through hikers complete the roughly 2,180 mile trek in one shot, traveling...

Leave No Trace Education Near You: Where to find the Traveling Trainers in APRIL

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, as well as the Leave No Trace e-tour Team are conducting the following training events across the country in April. For more information about these or to attend, visit their calendars. We hope to see you on the road! Want to host the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for an event? REQUEST A VISIT FROM THE TRAVELING TRAINERS! Or, find the teams upcoming events on the Calendar . Arkansas: Arkansas Tech University - Russellville Lake Dardanelle State Park - Russellville Pea Ridge Outdoor School - West Fork Arkansas Adventure Programming...

Snot Rags vs. Snot Rockets

Lakeland, FL. This weekend we traveled to Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve to facilitate a two day Leave No Trace Trainer Course. With the help of Michelle Thompson, Wellness Programs Manager of Florida Southern College , we hiked to a beautiful campsite with 5 other eager participants that were excited to bring Leave No Trace education back to groups they work with. Throughout the course, we learned, laughed, and listened as we explored the 7 Leave No Trace principles through games, activities, and discussions. The Winners of Step On It- Snot Rags! Michelle practices digging a cathole with a...

Time to Finish What You Started

Where You Play, USA: How many times have you seen this? The obligatory dog waste bag left 'conveniently' for you to see and the proud puppy parent to forget. Most everyone we discuss this impact with agrees that it is unsightly, stinky, unsafe, and widespread. Oddly enough, it also seems one of the easiest to eliminate. Simply take it with you. Better yet, have Fido plan ahead and pack it out himself. Getting a puppy pack also ensures that your pet has enough food and water for any outing. Check out this link through REI, which has lots of good tips for hitting the trail with your furry...

Take A Peek at PEAK In Action

Tarpon Springs, FL . Take a look at this video, shot at an elementary school in Florida earlier this week. Kate leads a lesson on leave no trace using the PEAK Program. PEAK- Promoting Environmental Awareness in Kids- is an interactive, engaging program designed to educate youth about responsible recreation and land stewardship. It is clear to see how much fun PEAK can be! For more information about PEAK, check out www.lnt.org/programs/peak Respect the Resource...Kate and Tracy

Fat Tire Fun in Florida!

Ocala, FL . This weekend we had a blast at the Fat Tire Mountain Bike Festival in Ocala, FL. This weekend long festival, hosted by the Ocala Mountain Bike Association , is in its sixth year. The festival provides an opportunity for riders from all over the southeast to get together and enjoy the beautiful trails near the Santos Trailhead. With over 80 miles of trail of varying level, there is fun for all levels of riders. With almost 1,000 riders pedaling the trails, it is important to consider ways to minimize potential impacts to the land, and to take on pictures and leave only...

Leave No Trace Educators Near You--Where to Find the Traveling Trainers in May

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, as well as the Leave No Trace e-tour Team are conducting the following training events across the country in May. For more information about these or to attend, visit their calendars. We hope to see you on the road! Want to host the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for an event? REQUEST A VISIT FROM THE TRAVELING TRAINERS! Team East May Calendar Team West May Calendar E-tour May Calendar California: Craft Brewers Conference - San Diego Cuyamaca Rancho State Park - Descanso Colorado: Conservation Camp - Buena Vista Clean Up...

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