Leave No Trace Spotlight: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area

Join Leave No Trace in Tequesta, FL – February 15-17, 2024

We hand-select nominated outdoor spaces that need our collective care and attention. By designating them as Spotlights, we’re rallying the local community to step up, join forces with Leave No Trace, and make a meaningful impact that can revitalize and protect these special places where we recreate, enjoy one another’s company, and elevate our health physically, mentally and emotionally. 

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area has been selected as a 2024 Leave No Trace Spotlight. The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Team will be at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area February 15-17, collaborating with hosts and partners on a variety of programs including stewardship projects, workshops, and community outreach.

Opportunities to Get Involved:

Thursday, February 15:

Youth Educator Workshop: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm,  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse ONA Meeting House
Specifically designed for local teachers, naturalists, rangers, guides, camp staff, and other full-time/seasonal youth educators interested in teaching kids how to enjoy outdoor spaces responsibly. Topics include best practices for effectively reaching youth with Leave No Trace, including fun and interactive educational games and activities. Register here.

Friday, February 16

Leave No Trace Pop-up Education: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Deck.
Join us for engaging outreach and education, meet the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Team, and play quick games to learn more about Leave No Trace and how to protect the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Nature Area and all your favorite outdoor spaces.

Saturday, February 17

Volunteer Cleanup Stewardship Project: 8:00 am – 11:00 am, Southside Parking, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse ONA

Join Leave No Trace and Bureau of Land Management staff and partners for a fun volunteer day to help clean up and take care of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Bring water, snacks, a hat, sunscreen, and dress for the weather. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Volunteers will also have the opportunity to climb up the historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse at the completion of the clean up (additional 45 minutes required to participate in the tour, scheduled to start between 10:30-11:00 am). Registration encouraged but not required.

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