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The Resource eNews: February 2017 edition

Mark Eller - February 17, 2017

Boulder, CO: The Resource is a monthly eNewsletter provided by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Visit to have it delivered to your inbox. 

February, 2017 Edition

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Does a Leave No Trace Ethic Make a Meaningful Difference?

With massive threats to natural areas on the rise—like water pollution, species loss and declining forest habitats—there’s a clear need to take action and help protect the planet. Find out how outdoor ethics protect natural places.

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Catch a Coffee Buzz

Do you need your coffee in the morning to be a happy camper? Us too! Check out our video with tech tips to get your backcountry buzz on and help you Leave No Trace! Catch your coffee buzz.


Celebrate the People We Love

On Valentine’s Day, the Center released our annual love letter to advocates, providers and other supporters that help spread the Leave No Trace love throughout the year. Check out our 2017 sweethearts.


A Fed Bear is a Dead Bear

Bear canisters provide an easy to way to protect bears from eating human food. Providing access to human food, even accidentally, may lead to food conditioning, and eventually relocation or even euthanasia. As the infamous saying goes, “A fed bear is a dead bear.” Learn more about using bear canisters.

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Let’s protect and enjoy our natural world together

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